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Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
2 - 4
Course delivery methods
Hybrid or Others
Subject
Social studies, Languages
Program
School
School of Social and International Studies
Department
College of International Studies
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Tue3,4
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
BC12251

Outline of Japanese Education University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This course is offered to students who are interested in the historical development of Japanese education. The course looks at the processes of the foundation of the Japanese education system and the formation of a modern state in Japan. Special reference is made to the past and present dimensions of patterns of the cross-national transfer of policy for education. Thus international and comparative perspectives are welcome throughout the course.

Learning Achievement

1. Participants understand educational development in the context of international and domestic politics.
2. Participants analyse educational issues in international and comparative perspectives.
3. Participants throw out their viewpoints during the class and demonstrate their insightful analysis in the class.
4. Participants become capable of studying the relevant literature on theoretical approaches to educational issues.

Competence

The course looks at processes within which education has played a vital role in the formation of a modern state and society in Japan. Special reference is made to the past and present dimensions of educational interaction between Japan and other countries. Current issues in Japanese education are explored based on my professional experiences as a school teacher in lower and upper secondary education. Particularly, problems of the Japanese youth, e.g. student delinquency, and history teaching are discussed.

1. General-propose competence: communicative ability, critical and creative thinking skills, broad perspective and internationalism, collaborative, independent & autonomous skills.
2. Special competence: understanding international relations, analytical skills on international relations, ability of logical expression on international relations, understanding international development, analytical skills on international development, ability of logical expression on international development.

Course prerequisites

Students must attend the 1st and/or the 2nd class. The frist attendance in the 3rd class is not accepted.
It is essential that all students prepare for each class, i.e. given reading materials and homework.

Grading Philosophy

Attendance (30%); Performance (incl. discussion, homework, presentation) (40%); and End-of-term paper (30%).

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Shibata Masako

Other information

Identical to BE22551.
Lecture is conducted in English.
JTP. Hybrid or Others
リアルタイムとオンデマンド(録画視聴) The course looks at processes within which education has played a vital role in the formation of a modern state and society in Japan. Special reference is made to the past and present dimensions of educational interaction between Japan and other countries.

Site for Inquiry

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Link to the syllabus provided by the university