Research Institutes / On-site Facilities / Centers
Introductory lectures on several fields of psychology, including the historical background and growing branches of the science of psychology: mind/behavior, sensation/perception, cognition/information-processing, consciousness/unconsciousness, emotion/desire, intention/will, personality/individuality, self, sociability/interpersonality, relationships, social cognition, social groups and phenomena etc.
Learning on child development and play in childhood, as well as methods of instructing motor play. Students will participate in actual play instruction and children's motor play activities as much as possible. Our focus is to look at 'what is play for children?' and what significance it has for child development.
This course focuses on reading and listening skills, based on the basic knowledge and skills students developed in previous classes. The goals for the course include collecting information in English, summarize it, and convey it to others in efficient ways.
This course focuses on skills to read scientific articles in English and develop vocabulary and reading skills in the areas as well as knowledge about cutting edge technology and science.
This course uses materials from English TV news and songs in English. It mainly focuses on listening and reading skills, using the TV news movies which are delivered at natural speed. Students also have training in English pronunciation and intonation using English songs.
The main part of the course focuses on extensive reading. Each student chooses a book from the course rack according to their interest and English abilities, records it and talks about it in one minute in small groups every week. The goal is to improve students’ overall English skills.
The goal of this course is to attain an authentic understanding of several fundamental concepts and techniques of educational psychology: development, learning, memory, thinking, intelligence, achievement, mental and developmental disorders including LD and AD/HD, educational evaluation and measurement, and to acquire effective thinking skills and solutions from educational and developmental psychology to approach various problems of education.
The main aim of this course is to understand the several crucial roles played by the teacher in charge of student and career guidance in high school, and to study a number of adolescent problems: under-achievement, truancy, bullying, delinquency, life-course decisions, developmental disorders etc.
The objective of this course is to gain some insights into how adolescent students are likely to face to several problems of maladjustment and distress: with school life, study , interpersonal relationships, self, family, and to give them educationally proper support, which includes some basic knowledge about psychological counseling and consultation, and psychotherapy.
This final course has been set up to create an opportunity to review all of the study and teaching practice that students have completed. Students complete a final rating scale to evaluate their own development based on a number of criteria in their own student charts, and they role-play teaching and learning situations to build on their experiences and hone their skills following the practicum.
What students have learned and studied in the liberal arts, the teaching certificate, and their respective specialized courses are put into practice in real school situations as a teacher in training. Their knowledge, understanding, skills, dispositions, and competencies are tested in the practical world and their aptitude as a teacher is put to the test.