2019 (Educational Foundations B)

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Teacher education courses
Morishita Minoru 
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Course description and aims

Covers the basic concepts and theories of pedagogy and educational research.
The aim is to construct your base for professional teacher.

Student learning outcomes

To master the basic ideas and knoeledge of pedagogy.
To be able to have a unique view of teacher education and the educational problems in the 21st century.


Assimilation,Cultural Transmission,vom Kinde aus,Modern Education,the Imperial Rescript on Education,New Educaiton,Education for Japanese Nationalism,the Constitution of Japan,Basic Act on Education,Course of Study,Revised Basic Act on Education,Academic Abilities,Zest for Living,Citizenship Education,EFA(Education for All), Education in Modern Asia

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Lecture by instructor.
The students are required to glance the materials to be used in the ideas.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 What is education:History of educational objective and philosophy.(1) Regarding the content of each lesson, you can review it with handouts and notes and do it in your own words.
Class 2 What is education:History of educational objective and philosophy.(2) see above
Class 3 What is education:History of educational objective and philosophy.(3) see above
Class 4 What is education:History of educational objective and philosophy.(4) see above
Class 5 How to educate students.(1) see above
Class 6 How to educate students.(2) see above
Class 7 Citizenship education leading the global era. see above
Class 8 Japanese education to the world's leading. see above


ISBM 9784762028526

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Relevant materials will updated to OCW.

Assessment criteria and methods

20% motivation judged by the class room activities,80%term paper score.
The details of the term paper topic will be announced later on OCW.

Related courses

  • LAT.A103 : Educational Foundations A

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

Only those students who plan to obtain the teacher’s license and wish to become can attend the course.
Students are required to attend the guidance meeting of the teacher education program held on first week of the every first quarter.

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By appointment by mail.

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