Comparative History Education 1 University of Tsukuba
Tracing the historical development of Comparative Education as a field of academic study, students learn various theories on the subject. It is expected that they understand the development of this study is closely related to the formation of modern nation-states in Europe as well as to changes in academic discourses such as modernization theories, positivist theories, post-colonialism and post-modern theories. Based on that understanding, students investigate what kind of history education would be appropriate in global society in the 21st century. In Comparative History Education 1, special attention will be paid to history of war and international conflict.
Understanding theories of Comparative Education ('expertise', 'use of knowledge'), case studies on history education in an age of global society ('international aspect'), discussion based on such theoretical understanding and research ability ('research ability', 'communication')
While understanding theories of Comparative Education ('expertise', 'use of knowledge'), students make international ('international aspect') comparative analysis and discussion ('research ability', 'communication') about history education in an age of global society.
Sufficient English language proficiency for academic discussion and writing.Attendance in the first or the second class is a must.Minimum attendance 8 classes.
In-class performance incl. presentation 40%;Homework assignment 20%; Term paper 40%
Lecture and discussion are conducted in English.Orientation (Evaluation, basic rules, class schedule, etc.Theory of Comparative Education 1: Comparative Education as a field of study in higher educationTheory of Comparative Education 2: Comparative Education and State FormationTheory of Comparative Education 3: Academic trend in Comparative EducationSharing the concept of Comparative Education with individual research interest 1Sharing the concept of Comparative Education with individual research interest 2Sharing the concept of Comparative Education with individual research interest 3History education in comparative perspective: Case study 1History education in comparative perspective: Case study 2Review
Online Course Requirement
Thorough reading of reading materials.Active participation in discussion.
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