シラバス Syllabus

授業名 THESIS WRITING 1
Course Title THESIS WRITING 1
担当教員 Instructor Name Chang Chih Hao
コード Couse Code NUC299_N22A
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
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2022 UG Nisshin Term2

授業の概要 Course Overview


This course will train students to learn how to write an academic journal research paper. The course will consist of an introduction to academic English and to the framework of each part of an academic paper.
Students will develop writing skills through guided practice and peer-review.
Students will analyze structural features of research papers, relevant to their own disciplines.
Students will compose a draft of the introduction section of their research a general topic, making use of the moves and techniques that they have learned from the course.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals

*本学の教育ミッションを具現化する形で設定されています。

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


By the end of the course, students should be able to:

1. Identify features of academic writing and apply their knowledge of academic writing organize their ideas into a logical and coherent text.

2. Develop critical reading and writing skills.

3. Recognize the moves and steps in constructing research papers.

4. Develop proof-reading and self-editing skills.

5. Make effective written and oral presentations of one’s own work.

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 %

学習方法、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Course Approach, Report, Feedback methods

Writing assignments will be given in this course: writing assignment and paper analysis. The writing assignment will be related to academic writing skills and structures, such as summary, critique and data commentary. Students will also do moves and steps analysis of research papers in their discipline.
Students will apply the knowledge of the moves and steps in constructing research papers in writing the introduction section and the abstract of their research on a general topic.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Unit 1: Review of the Essay


第2日(Day2)

Unit 2: Choosing a Topic


第3日(Day3)

Unit 3: Peer Review


第4日(Day4)

Unit 4: Researching


第5日(Day5)

Unit 5: Outlining


第6日(Day6)

Unit 6: Avoid Plagiarism

第7日(Day7)

Unit 7: The Language of the Research Paper

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

*成績は下記該当項目を基に決定されます。
*クラス貢献度合計はコールドコールと授業内での挙手発言の合算値です。
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 20 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 20 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 40 %
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 0 %
期末試験 Final Exam 30 %
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

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Dorothy E. Zemach, Daniel Broudy, Chris Valvona「Writing Research Papers- From Essay to Research Papers 」Macmillan Publishers Ltd.(2012)9780230421943

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Additional materials will be supplied by the instructor.

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

Student progress will be evaluated through assignments (40%), class contribution (20%), peer assessment (10%), and final exam (30%).

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Chih Hao Chang completed his M.Sc. at The University of Edinburgh and his Doctoral (PhD) degree at Nagoya University. His main research centers on Sociology of Education. He has related interests in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Second Language Acquisition (SLA), and Educational Policy Studies and Shadow Education.

(実務経験 Work experience)


He has taught in Taiwanese universities over the past few years.

Refereed Articles

  • (2021) What can a migrant child gain through linguistic investment in juku? findings from a longitudinal narrative inquiry study in Japan. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 0143-4632
  • (2021) Vocabulary learning strategy instruction in the EFL secondary classroom: an exploratory study. Language Awareness 0965-8416
  • (2020) Learning English in the shadows: Taiwanese students’ reflections on their English private tutoring learning experiences. Porta Linguarum 2695-8244
  • (2020) The Effectiveness, Perceptions, and Practices of English Private Tutoring among Taiwanese Secondary School Students. Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University
  • (2020) Japanese L2 learners’ translanguaging practice in written peer feedback. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 24 ‎1747-7522

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2020). Effects of Private Tutoring on Studentsʼ Academic Performance: Focusing on Parental Involvement. JAHSS・JASID Joint International Conference .JAHSS・JASID Joint International Conference. 1. 2. The University of Tokyo
  • (2019). The Effectiveness of English Private Tutoring among Taiwanese Secondary-Language Learners. 2018 International Conference on Bilingual Learning and Teaching .2018 International Conference on Bilingual Learning and Teaching . 1. 2. Open University of Hong Kong
  • (2017). Two Heads are Better than One. Nagoya University Multidisciplinary Journal .Third International Symposium on Academic Writing and Critical Thinking. 1. 2. Nagoya University






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