Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences Teaching Japanese as a Second Language Program
Lecture Code WND26007 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Tutorial Seminar in Special Topics
ナカヤマ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur5-6:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Discussion, Presentation 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 22 : Language Education
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Japanese
Eligible Students
Keywords qualitative research, literature review, pilot study 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course aim to make a research plan and conduct it in the field of Japanese language education.   
Class Schedule 1) Orientation

2) Setting the research topic1

3) Setting the research topic2

4) Literature review 1

5) Literature review 2
6) Literature review 2

7) Research method 1

8) Research method 2

9) Research plan 1

10) Research plan 2

11) Pilot study 1

12) Pilot study 2

13) Data analysis

14) Revising the research plan

15) Summary 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Following research plan is important 
Requirements Students are expected to actively participate in the discussion. 
Grading Method Assignment, Final report  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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