Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life(Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code WC302017 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 統合生命科学特別研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Integrated Life Sciences
ホソノ ケンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar, Discussion, Presentation, Fieldwork 
Credits 12 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 26 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students 1st grade of graduate students
Keywords food and resource economics, food value chain, rural strategy, marketing 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Student can get competence to extract problems of food, agriculture and fisheries in Japan by field work, and to solve them with analyzing from socio-economic view point. 
Class Schedule In order to extract problems of food, agriculture and fisheries concretely,
We will study about
1) researching rural situations by field work,
2) reporting the result of research in our seminar,
3) examining the solution about each problem by discussion,
4) making summery of each discussion and considering about the method to solve each problem.
The examples of research fields that you can take are followings,
1) Ini village in Akiota town (one of the 100 selections of Japan's terrace paddy fields)
2) Yutaka town in Kure city (the famous producing area of "Ocho Mikan" mandarins)
3) Shiraki town and Numata town in Hiroshima city (the urban agricultural area in Hiroshima)
4) Sera town (establishing network by agriculture-related activities)
5) Setoda town (the famous producing area of "Setoda Mikan" mandarins)
6) Osakikamijima town (famous for accepting educational trips with rural experiences)
7) Mirasaka town in Miyoshi city (producing rural commodities by domestic cooperation in this town)
8) And others.


You should talk about the texts to your academic advisor.
PC or AV used in
PC, projector, documents. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
You have to know about outlines of your research fields before you visit. 
Grading Method Your presentations in this seminar. 
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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