Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Letters(Master's Course)
Lecture Code M5016101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 条件不利地域の地理学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ジョウケンフリチイキノチリガク
Subject Name in
English
Geography of Less-favored Areas
Instructor OKAHASHI HIDENORI
Instructor
(Katakana)
オカハシ ヒデノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Weds3-4:LET A302
Lesson Style Lecture/Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
lecture, seminars, and student discussion, field observation 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 23 : Geography
Eligible Students 1st year
Keywords less favored area, disadvantaged region, rural areas, regional problems, mountainous areas, structural change, regional policy, local development, Japan, South Asia 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand the situation of disadvantaged region,  this lecture provides
systematic knowledge on  changing processes and problems of  mountainous areas. Main fields are Japan and South Asia.
 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2  Japan's mountainous areas and mountain villages 1


lesson3  Japan's mountainous areas and mountain villages 2

lesson4 Depopulation and its causes 1

lesson5 Depopulation and its causes 2

lesson6 Structural change of local economy 1
lesson7 Structural change of local economy 2
lesson8 Problems of mountainous areas 1

lesson9 Problems of mountainous areas 2


lesson10 Policy orientation of mountainous areas 1

lesson11 Policy orientation of mountainous areas 2

lesson12 Mountain region of Indian Himalaya 1

lesson13 Mountain region of Indian Himalaya 2

lesson14 Mountain region of Indian Himalaya 3

lesson15 Group Discussion


small test, paper report  
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Some reference books 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
mainly Powerpoint and Video 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
 
Requirements  
Grading Method Records are determined by small test and paper reports. 
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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