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Study of Japanese University Students' Perceptions of Teachers- Glossary

Study of Japanese University Students' Perceptions of Teachers

Comprehensive Learning
To be implemented in the elementary, junior high, and high schools from the 2002 academic year. With the increasing complexity of social conditions, the goal is to help children acquire independence as individuals. Through experiential learning that involves students developing skills to conceptualize problems and grapple with them, cultivating their power to learn and think for themselves. Each discipline and school will be responsible for building a curriculum to achieve these goals.

Education for Emotional Well-Being
The 1987 Ad Hoc Council on Education report reported an educational methodology that was a means of solving the problem of "Emotional Disorder". Recently, the cause of bodily harm and violence perpetrated by adolescent boys in the second half of the 1990s has been categorized as "emotional disorder". Education for Emotional Well-Being is a methodology that is sought as a return to "emotional wealth". The report of the 1998 Council on Junior high School Education emphasized the role of family, community, and schools for this purpose, and called for the cooperation of the three.

Egawa Binsei, Takahashi Masaru, Hayô Masaaki, Mochizuki Shigematsu, Saishin kyôiku kiiwaado 137 (Keywords in education today 137). Eighth printing. Jiji Tsûshinsha, 1999.
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