Teaching at University: A Preparing Future Faculty Program

Numbering Code G-LAS14 80007 SJ47 Year/Term 2021 ・ Intensive, Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Graduate students Target Student For all majors
Language Japanese Day/Period Intensive Lecture February 7 (Mon) (First meeting time: 9:30 a.m.), February 8 (Tue), February 9 (Wed) Hours 1-5
Instructor name SATO MACHI (Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education Associate Professor)
MATSUSHITA KAYO (Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education Professor)
KATSUMA LISA (Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education Program-Specific Assistant Professor)
TAGUCHI MANA (Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Higher Education Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course ・It is more important than ever for graduate students aiming to become university instructors to develop not only their abilities as researchers but also their abilities as educators. This course aims to help students develop the basic knowledge and abilities needed for university teaching, based on discussions and peer-based collaborative learning.
・This course focuses on students, through lectures/practica on class design, model lessons, and review sessions.
【Outline/Purpose of Cross-Sectional Graduate Education】
Whether in the sciences or the humanities, teaching students who are beginners in their fields requires corresponding knowledge and skills. This course teaches the fundamental knowledge and skills of class design through lectures and practica. In addition, the course aims to broaden students' perspectives of themselves and their peers as university instructors by conducting discussions on “university classes,” transcending the research field, and the university framework.
Course Goals (1) Learn about and understand the current status of university education
(2) Learn and understand the fundamentals of course design
(3) Create an effective course design (achievement goals/grading model)
(4) Learn various classroom methods and plan their application
(5) Brush up the implementation skills of the class through model lessons and review meetings
(6) Thoroughly participate in cooperative group activities
(7) Gain a broad perspective and practical image of oneself as a university instructor
Schedule and Contents
① Guidance, ice-breaking
② Mini lecture/discussion: trends in university education reform
③ Mini lecture: basics of course design
④ Mini lecture/practicum ①: design a syllabus
⑤ Group work ①: set a theme/create a syllabus

⑥ Mini lecture/practicum ②: student diversity
⑦ Explanation of class design sheet/introduction of practical examples
⑧ Group work ②・③: create a class design sheet
⑨ Mid-term presentations, class comments
⑩ Mini lecture/practicum ③: experience various teaching/evaluation methods
⑪ Group work ④: create a class design sheet and prepare a model lesson

⑫ Model lesson preparation
⑬ Model lesson/review meeting ①
⑭ Model lesson/review meeting ②
⑮ Receive evaluation, group discussion
⑯ Group presentations

This course will be conducted in a mixture of Japanese and English.
This course is aimed not only at graduate students with an interest in education but also at graduate students
with an interest in becoming university instructors in the future, regardless of field. Students with questions or
concerns about taking this course should e-mail Machi Sato, Graduate School of Education Higher Education
Development Seminar (sato.machi.5r[at]kyoto-u.ac.jp).
*Students who attend all classes will be awarded a “certificate of completion.”
*Please visit KULASIS to find out about office hours.
Evaluation Methods and Policy 【Grade Evaluation Method】
① Thorough participation in group activities (20 points)… particularly related to goal (6)
② Quality of syllabus and course design sheet (20 points)… particularly related to goal (3) and (4)
③ Quality of model lesson (30 points)… particularly related to goal (5)
④ Peer review sheet (10 points)… particularly related to goal (6)
⑤ Final Report (20 points)… particularly related to goals (1), (2) and (7)

【Evaluation Policy】
Students will be evaluated based on achievement goals under the Graduate School of Education grading policy.
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Reviewing material and participating in group work outside of class are required as necessary for creating syllabi, class design sheets, and supplementary materials for conducting model lessons.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Not used
References, etc. 生成する大学教育学, 京都大学高等教育研究開発推進センター(2012), (ナカニシヤ出版), ISBN:978-4779506451
未来の大学教員を育てる-京大文学部・プレFDの挑戦-, 田口真奈・出口康夫・京都大学高等教育研究開発推進センター(2013), (勁草書房), ISBN:978-4326250882
大学教員準備講座, 夏目達也・近田政博・中井俊樹・齋藤芳子(2010), (玉川大学出版部), ISBN:978-4472404009
大学教員のための授業方法とデザイン, 佐藤浩章編著(2010), (玉川大学出版部), ISBN:978-4472404184
ディープ・アクティブラーニング-大学授業を深化させるために-, 松下佳代・京都大学高等教育研究開発推進センター(2015), (勁草書房), ISBN:978-4326251018
アクティブラーニングと教授学習パラダイムの転換, 溝上慎一(2014), (東信堂), ISBN:978-4798912462
シリーズ大学の教授法3 アクティブラーニング, 中井俊樹編著(2015), (玉川大学出版部), ISBN:978-4472405334
シリーズ大学の教授法4 学習評価, 中島英博編著(2018), (玉川大学出版部), ISBN:9784472405341