Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Center for Academic Practice and Resources (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code 8I010001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 大学教員養成講座基礎
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Basic Preparing Future Faculty Course
サクライ ユウスケ,マルヤマ ヤスシ,アディリン アヌアルディ,ヤマダ トシヒロ,スミヤ タカヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Course details will be announced via Momiji in June-July.
Lecture, discussion, teaching observation, micro-teaching, pre- & post-assignments 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Career Education
Eligible Students Graduate students who are interested in working as Teaching Fellow, TF, or academic professions, must be above M1.
Keywords academic profession, teaching and learning in higher education, syllabus, instructional design, faculty development, reflection, microteaching 
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
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
・Deliver a short lecture on their own field, considering some issues for students’ better educational outcomes.
・Develop a course syllabus related to their expertise and explicitly explain how their pedagogical ideas and philosophy are linked to it referring to educational theory and conceptualisations.
・Discuss their opinions about ethical issues in today’s university education.
Class Schedule The following course was delivered in 2022 academic year winter (2023, Feb-March). The new course schedule will be announced in June-July 2023 via Momiji. Please contact Center for Academic Practice and Resources (capr@office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp) then if you cannot find the updated information.

After watching two video lectures, you develop a course syllubus, lesson plan, and microteaching schedule.
Day One
Orientation, Academic profession (Bilingual: Sakurai, Miyamoto & Maruyama)
[English stream] Student centred pedagogy (Sakurai)
Task: Reflective journal task

Day Two
[English stream] Teaching and curriculum for college education (Miyamoto)
Online education and copyright related issues (Sumiya & Adilin Anuardi)
Task: Reflective journal task

Day Three
[English stream] Facilitating students’ learning (Miyamoto)
[English stream] Reflective dialogue, Bloom’s taxonomy & Constructive alignment
Best teacher lecture (Bilingual: Yamada)
Task: Reflective journal task

4日目 Day Four
Micro teaching (1)
Micro teaching (2)
Concluding seminar Maruyama, Miyamoto & Sakurai (Bilingual)
Final assignment

There are pre-, interim and post assignments.  
You use no specific textbooks. Reading materials will be suggested in the class. Some handouts are provided. Please use an appropriate folder(s) to organise the materials. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) N/A 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Detailed instruction will be given in each class.  
Requirements All course materials are provided on our Moodle page. Course participants are required to submit their assignments at designated panes. Any course participants of “Basic Preparing Future Faculty Course” should be enrolled in “Basic Preparing Future Faculty Course”.  
Grading Method Excellent: 90 points or higher
Superior: 80-89 points
Good: 70-79 points
Fair: 60-69 points
Poor: less than 60 points (fail).
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This course provides students with an understanding of the academic profession, basic knowledge and skills in designing university courses through a series of lectures and workshops coordinated by a variety of faculty staff members. Students will be aware of their own and others’ educational ideas and opinions while engaging in reflective practices, which will help them design their future courses. Students will be exposed to course participants’ uniqueness and diversity which are increasingly common in today's university settings. Students will cultivate their broad pedagogical perspectives as future university faculty members. 
Other The completion of this course is a prerequisite for the certificate of Teaching Fellow.
Center for Academic Practice and Resources
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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