Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L6022001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 中山間地域・島しょ部フィールドワーク特別演習
Subject Name
(Katakana)
チュウサンカンチイキ・トウショブフィールドトクベツエンシュウ
Subject Name in
English
Fieldwork in mountainous and island areas
Instructor HOSONO KENJI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ホソノ ケンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Fieldwork, discussion, student presentations 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords Mountainous and Island Areas, Sixth Sector Industrialization, Agriculture-Commerce-Industry Cooperation, Food Resource Economics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
As part of the Measures for Areas with Disadvantageous Agricultural and Fishery Conditions (a Center-of-Community University Project for Regional Revitalization, supported by Hiroshima University), this course aims to improve the abilities of all five programs in the Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences to solve area-specific issues. 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students will travel to areas with disadvantageous conditions for agriculture and fishing to carry out fieldwork surveys (interviews, etc.) regarding the problems these areas face. The objective of this course is for students to develop the ability to concretely articulate, analyze, and grasp issues from a socioeconomic perspective, and to consider possible solutions. 
Class Schedule To concretely grasp problems faced by local agricultural and fishery industries, students will (1) carry out fieldwork surveys (interviews, etc.) in several locations, (2) organize and report their findings in a seminar, (3) consider ways to solve the issues they have identified,
and (4) comprehensively review these findings and those of other students, considering ways to solve issues as a whole.


Students will receive credit after carrying out fieldwork in five or more of the places designated by a teacher
in charge of the Center-of-Community University project, and handing in a report on their findings.Examples of Fieldwork Locations:
-Kure (Yutaka-machi)
-Miyoshi (Mirasaka-chō, Kōnu-chō, Kawanishi-chō)
-Ōsakikamijima
-Akiōta
-Sera
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Will be regularly posted on Momiji. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Fieldwork on location 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Preparation: Acquire a firm grasp of data and other information concerning the socioeconomic environments of the locations you will be surveying.
Review: Write and hand in a report on the locations you survey.
 
Requirements  
Grading Method Comprehensive evaluation based on fieldwork and report. 
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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