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Academic Year 2018Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 63300001 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 生物の世界[1生]
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Fundamentals of Biology
サカモト アツシ,クサバ マコト,イデ ヒロシ,ヤオイタ ヨシオ,スズキ カツノリ,ヤマモト タカシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon5-8:IAS K211
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Basic Biology
Eligible Students The course is intended for newly-enrolled students with little or no background in biology.
Keywords Animal World; Plant World; Gene World 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This is an introductory biological science course designed for newly-enrolled students with no or little background in biology or those with non-biology majors. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Guidance (Atsushi SAKAMOTO)
lesson2:Heredity world(Atsushi SAKAMOTO)
lesson3:Plant world I(Katsunori SUZUKI)
lesson4:Plant world II(Katsunori SUZUKI)
lesson5:Plant world III(Makoto KUSABA)
lesson6:Plant world IV(Makoto KUSABA)
lesson7:Animal Development I (Takashi YAMAMOTO)
lesson8:Animal Development II (Takashi YAMAMOTO)
lesson9:Gene World I (Hiroshi IDE)
lesson10:Gene World II (Hiroshi IDE)
lesson11:Amphibian World I (Yoshio YAOITA)
lesson12:Amphibian World II (Yoshio YAOITA)
lesson13:Genetically Engineered Organism I (Atsushi SAKAMOTO)
lesson14:Genetically Engineered Organism II (Atsushi SAKAMOTO)
lesson15:Summary (Atsushi SAKAMOTO)

Quizzes may occur in lecture hours (usually the last 10 to 15 minutes of the class).

This lecture is performed in omnibus style which enables one course to be operated by several lecturers who cover their own topics from their expertise. The lecture schedule shown above may be subject to change. The finalized schedule will be presented at the guidance (lesson1).  
No text book for this lecture. 
PC or AV used in
PowerPoint presentation (may include movie); Handout (optional) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
lesson1 to lesson15:
Suggestions and instructions will be given by each lecturer. Questions are always welcome in class and outside of class.
Requirements None, but students with no or little background in biology are strongly encouraged to register for this course. 
Grading Method Integrated evaluation based on reports or quizzes and attitude in the class as evaluated by individual lecturers. Grading scale: Excellent (S), 90-100%; Very Good (A), 80-89%; Good (B), 79-70%; Fair (C), 60-69%; Fail (D), below 59%. 
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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