Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Doctoral Course) Division of Educational Sciences Teaching Japanese as a Second Language Program
Lecture Code WNDD0010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
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Research in Special Topics
ニシムラ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Fri5-6:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Lecture based, frequent blackboard demonstration, and debate
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Sociology
Eligible Students Compulsory elective for Program in Japanese Pedagogy, Linguistics and Cultural Studies Major (Those who write a doctoral dissertation in cultural studies directed by Nishimura)
Keywords To help build the foundation of doctoral dissertation (from the viewpoint of cultural studies, especially sociology).
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Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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On this course you will lerarn techniques required to write a doctoral dissertation and study theories of cultural sociology, historical sociology, and cultural-studies.
Class Schedule lesson1": Cultural sociology (Shun INOUE)

lesson2 Cultural sociology (Shun INOUE)

lesson3 Cultural sociology (Shun INOUE)
lesson4 Historical  sociology (Shouichi INOUE)
lesson5 Historical  sociology (Shouichi INOUE)
lesson6 Historical  sociology (Shouichi INOUE)
lesson7 Theoretical sociology (Takashi Okumura)
lesson8 Theoretical sociology (Takashi Okumura)
lesson9  Theoretical sociology (Takashi Okumura)
lesson10  Historical  sociology (Kunio Yanagita)
lesson11 Historical  sociology (Kunio Yanagita)
lesson12 Historical  sociology (Kunio Yanagita)
lesson13  Cultural sociology (Wajirou KON)

lesson14 Cultural sociology (Wajirou KON)
lesson15 Cultural sociology (Wajirou KON)

Report assignments

Introduction of appropriate reference books.
Instruction will be given appropriately. According to the student's theme, I will explain methods and distribute materials in a proper situation.
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According to the student's theme, I will explain methods and distribute materials in a proper situation.
Requirements The person who is going to write a doctoral dissertation under the instruction by Nishimura only can attend this class.
Grading Method Students attending this class are required to take a three-hour writing test in Japanese.
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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