シラバス Syllabus

担当教員 Instructor Name 夏 思洋(XIA siyang)
コード Couse Code NUC013_N24B
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category 専門教育科目400系 / Specialized Subject 400
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2024 UG Nisshin Term3

授業の概要 Course Overview

Misson Statementとの関係性 / Connection to our Mission Statement

This course can help students to foster the development of innovative and ethical leaders who possess a "Frontier Spirit" by developing critical thinking skills, fostering awareness of social issues, and inspiring creative thinking and ethical leadership.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

This course is an introduction to English and American literature, focusing on J. K. Rowling's novel Harry Potter series. Students will read and analyze the novel, exploring its themes, characters, and literary techniques. They will also study the historical and cultural context of the novel, as well as the author's life and influences. The course will develop students' skills in close reading, critical analysis, and effective communication through discussion, writing, and presentations.

到達目標 / Achievement Goal

-Students will develop their understanding of the novel and its significance.
-Students will develop their skills in literary analysis and interpretation.
-Students will develop their writing and presentation skills.
-Students will develop their ability to engage in meaningful discussions and debates about complex literary and social issues.
-Students will foster a love of literature and a lifelong appreciation for the power of words and ideas.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals


LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes

-Improved critical reading and analytical skills
-Increased knowledge and appreciation of English and American literature
-The ability to engage in meaningful discussions and debates about complex literary and social issues
-A stronger sense of empathy, compassion, and humanity, inspired by the novel's central messages and themes

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4 質の高い教育をみんなに(Quality Education)

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 80 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 20 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

事前学修と事後学修の内容、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Pre- and Post-Course Learning, Report, Feedback methods

This course will be guided by a lecture, group discussion and presentations, which will be supported by independent study completed by the students outside of class. After-class individual and group work is also encouraged to take place in the library.
Feedback will be provided on homework assignments, in-class participation, quizzes in the class.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


Course introduction & Overview
A brief overview of the previous books in the series for those who are new to Harry Potter
Discuss the major themes and characters in the novel
Chapters 1-3


Discussion of the development of main characters throughout the series and specifically in this book
Chapters 4-6

Case Study: "A job fair in Singapore" (Source: Market Leader. Elementary, pp 13)


Discussion of the main conflicts in the story
Chapters 7-9


Discussion of the main conflicts in the story
Chapters 10-12

Case Study: "Why are stuff unhappy at a design business?" (Source: Market Leader. Elementary, pp 21)


Discussion of the magical settings, such as Hogwarts, Hogsmeade, and the Forbidden Forest
Chapters 13-17


Watch the movie adaptation of "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban."
Chapters 18-22

Case Study: "High-Style Business Rentals" (Source: Market Leader. Elementary, pp 28-29)


Final project
Independent or group project exploring a theme or issue related to the novel
Presentation and discussion of final projects

Compare and contrast the movie with the book

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 30 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 30 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 30 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 10 %
期末試験 Final Exam 20 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 10 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • J. K. Rowling「Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban」Bloomsbury Publishing PLC(2014)9781408855676

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource


授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation


担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Siyang Xia obtained his Ph.D. in English Linguistics from the Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University. After working as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Letters, Aichi Shukutoku University, he is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Nagoya University of Commerce and Business. He specializes in English Linguistics and conducts research in syntax and historical linguistics.

(実務経験 Work experience)

2018 〜 2022 大同大学 非常勤講師
2019 〜 2023 愛知淑徳大学 助教
2022 〜 2023 名古屋商科大学 非常勤講師
2023 〜 現在 名古屋商科大学 専任講師

Refereed Articles

  • (2023) Co-occurrence of Epistemic Modality in Chinese. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation 6(11): 2617-0299
  • (2020) Synchronic and Diachronic Aspects of Floating Quantifiers in English. Nagoya University

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2021). Passive Participles Movement in the History of English. JELS 38 .The Thirteenth International Spring Forum of The English Linguistic Society of Japan. 1. 2. Kansai University
  • (2019). On the Historical Development of Floating Quantifiers in English. JELS 36 .The Eleventh International Spring Forum of The English Linguistic Society of Japan. 1. 2. Hokkaido University