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 WND26057 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,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Thur5-6:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students
Keywords Qualitative research, data collection, discussion 
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
Students in this course will write a graduation thesis.  
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientatkion
lesson2 Research plan
lesson3 Research plan
lesson4 Literature review
lesson5 Literature review
lesson6 Collecting data
lesson7 Analysis and results
lesson8 Analysis and results
lesson9 Discussion
lesson10 Discussion
lesson11 Introduction and conclusion
lesson12 Revision
lesson13 Revision
lesson14 Completion of the graduation thesis
lesson15 Completion of the preparation for research presentation  
PC or AV used in
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow the course schedule and write  relevant chapters before the class.
Create a powerpoint presentation and supplementary materials for session 15.  
Requirements We want you to develop your ability to conduct research autonomously. 
Grading Method Literature review 15%
Research plan 15%
Analysis and results 10%
Thesis 50%
Presentation materials 10% 
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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