2018 History A

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Fukutome Maki 
Course component(s)
Lecture     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon5-6(W611)  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.H105
Credits
1
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2018/3/20
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course is an introduction to "history".
To understand different perspectives on "history".

Student learning outcomes

1)To understand what kind of study is "history".
2)To find fun in study "history".

Keywords

history, museum, history of Sengoku, modern history, practicality, orthodoxy of regime

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

1)At the beginning of each class, you will be given short comments on previously submitted reports and question.
2)Towards the end of class, you will be given a short report related to what is taught on that day.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 How to study "history". To understand "How to study history".
Class 2 A study of history at the museum. To understand different ways of studying history at the museum.
Class 3 Museums and History. To think about the relationship between museums and history.
Class 4 Sengoku history and modern history. To think about utilizing Sengoku history in modern Japan.
Class 5 Historical studies and contemporary social problems. To think about an "aging society".
Class 6 History as a practical science. To think of history from the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Class 7 To consider the orthodoxy of the regime. To think about “Controversy over Whether Hokucho (the Northern Court) or Nancho is orthodox”.
Class 8 What is "History"? Summary. To think about what kind of study is "history".

Textbook(s)

none required

Reference books, course materials, etc.

1)Yamamoto, Hirofumi. Technique to understand history. Tokyo: Sintyosha. ISBN:978-4106105418(Japanese)
2)Yamamoto, Hirofumi. Learning History. Tokyo: PHP Institute Office. ISBN:978-4569836775(Japanese)
3)Course materials will be provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Student course scores are based on final exams(70%)and short reports(30%).

Related courses

  • History B
  • History C
  • LAH.S414 : Essence of Humanities and Social Sciences14:History

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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