Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HK455011 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 卒業研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Special Study for Graduation
ヤオイタ ヨシオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style Research Lesson Style
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Students should decide the theme on amphibian metamorphosis, design and conduct experiments under the advices of instructor. They have to attend the progress report meeting every week, give a talk on their results and discuss on them. They should participate in the journal cub to obtain the knowledge on the recent scientific topics. The results of research work is summarized as a graduation thesis and presented at the poster session. 
Credits 5 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students Undergraduate students (B4) in department of Biological Science
Keywords Amphibian metamorphosis, Thyroid hormone, Thyroid hormone receptor 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・To absorb cutting-edge knowledge, acquire high-level skills, learn how to conduct research, improve presentation ability through discussion, summarize research results as a graduation thesis, and deliver presentations. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class focuses on the training of the research activities, such as designing and conducting the experiments, summarizing the results, presenting it at the progress report meeting, and obtaining the knowledge by reading scientific papers. The results of research work is summarized as a graduation thesis and presented at the poster session. 
Class Schedule lesson1 An instructor explains the details.
lesson2 Research Study (1)
lesson3 Research Study (2)
lesson4 Research Study (3)
lesson5 Research Study (4)
lesson6 Research Study (5)
lesson7 Research Study (6)
lesson8 Research Study (7)
lesson9 Research Study (8)
lesson10 Research Study (9)
lesson11 Research Study (10)
lesson12 Research Study (11)
lesson13 Research Study (12)
lesson14 Research Study (13)
lesson15 Research Study (14) 
Research papers related to the amphibian metamorphosis 
PC or AV used in
The hand-writing on a board and power point projector 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students are encouraged to read a paper that will be introduced at the journal club. 
Grading Method Students is evaluated based on the research activities including the experimental design, experiment, summarizing of the results, and the preparation and presentation of a graduation thesis, as well as the contribution at the progress report meeting and journal club.  
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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