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 WNDD0052 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Research in Special Topics
ニシナ ヨウコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Thur1-2:Faculty Office
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Linguistics
Eligible Students
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
All PhD students have to present their PhD project on Contrastive Linguistics in the first semester. At the presentation, the PhD student is expected to describe the goal and challenges of his/her project and to explain its originality in regard to the current research standard. The student should develop presentation skills to address a scientific audience. 
Class Schedule lesson1-15 Student presentation and discussion 
Handouts will be distributed in advance. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint slides, Handouts, audio materials, visual materials (DVD, videos) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prior to the presentation a handout should be distributed to the participants for their preparation. On the other hand, the audience of the presentation is supposed to ask clarifying questions, make critical comments and challenge the conceptual framework. 
Grading Method Presentation
Level of participation  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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