Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC230911 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 情報活用概論I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction to Information Applications I
タナカ ヒデユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture-oriented, including exercises 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students This course is available for only 4th grade students approved by the teacher.
Keywords Computer hardware, Binary digit, Expression of information, Logic circuit and Logic operation, Measurement and Control 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Secondary School Technology and Information Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having knowledge on hardware including information representation.
・Having acquired knowledge of information processing.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Being able to design, develop and evaluate the hardware (circuit) by making use of knowledge on hardware.
・To be able to utilize productive activities related to information processing. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this course is to acquire fundamental knowledge of computers through learning hardware of electronic computers related to information and computer in secondary education.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Course guidance
The instructor will explain an overview of various aspects of information and computers as problem solution and explain the basic configuration of hardware.
Lesson2: Expression of Information
Students will learn binary number and decimal number, which are the foundation of expression of information.
Lesson3: Expression of Information
Students will learn caliculation via binary number and hexadecimal number.
Lesson4: Expression of Information
Students will learn two's complement.
Lesson5: Expression of Information
Students will learn expression and calculation of negative numbers via two's complement.
Lesson6: Expression of Information
Students will learn error detection, correction of code and coding.
Lesson7: Logical Operation
Students will learn basic logical operation such as AND, OR, NOT.
Lesson8: Logical Operation
Students will learn logical operation based on truth table, De Morgan, etc.
Lesson9: Logic Circuit:
Students will learn logical functions, sum of products and Venn diagram.
Lesson10: Logic Circuit:
Students will logic circuits using the Karnaugh map and arithmetic circuit
(half-adders and full-adders).
Lesson11: Sequential Circuit:
Students will learn basic sequential circuits using the RS flip-flop.
Lesson12: Sequential Circuit:
Students will learn digital timing diagram.
Lesson13: Storage Function:
Students will learn basic circuits of registers using the JK flip-flop.
Lesson14: Computer Hardware:
This lesson will deal with computer hardware and explain the mechanism.
Lesson15: Summary:
This lesson will look back on the previous lessons and review the entire course.

Exams will be held. 
Reference books:
電子計算機 曽小川久和(コロナ社) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Write down what is written on the blackboard and what the instructor explains in every lesson. Review every lesson. As preparation, read the textbook before each lesson. 
Grading Method Students will be evaluated comprehensively based on performance in class and final exam. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message What students learened in this lesson will be used in "Seminar on Teaching Materials for Hardware",
"Introduction to Hardware" and "Digital Control" in the Program in Technology and Information Education in the future. 
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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