Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC245208 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 現代倫理研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Research on Modern Ethics
ハタケナカ カズオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues5-8:EDU L104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Mainly lectures with handouts
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Ethics
Eligible Students  
Keywords ethics, morals, ethics education
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Secondary School Social Studies/Geography/History/Civic Education
(Abilities and Skills)
・To be able to collect, understand, analyze, and evaluate data and materials about studies related to social science.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・To be able to summarize the outcome of research, studies, education practice and social activities, and to deliver presentations. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The word and concept of ethics and moral have various usages and they are difficult to define as one meaning. In spite of that, we cannot talk about modern social problems without the concept of ethics and moral, and they became so called keywords. In this class, from the view point of modern ethics,and applied ethics, we will study the structure of basic awareness of problems and research methods for ethics and moral researches, and at the same time, it is aimed to acquire capabilities for doing researches and developing educational materials in social studies education and ethics education (moral education).  
Class Schedule lesson1:Guidance (1: About Bioethics)

lesson2:The Problems of Bioethics: assisted reproductive technology(1)

lesson3:The Problems of Bioethics: assisted reproductive technology(2)

lesson4:The Problems of Bioethics: assisted reproductive technology(3)

lesson5:The Problems of Bioethics: euthanasia(1)
lesson6:The Problems of Bioethics: euthanasia(2)  
lesson7:The Problems of Bioethics: euthanasia(3)
lesson8:The Problems of Bioethics: brain death and organ transplantation(1)
lesson9:The Problems of Bioethics: brain death and organ transplantation(2)   
lesson10:The Problems of Bioethics: science ethics(1)
lesson11:The Problems of Bioethics: science ethics(2)
lesson12:The Problems of Bioethics: genetic engineering(1)  
lesson13:The Problems of Bioethics: genetic engineering(2)
lesson14:The Problems of Bioethics: cloning(1)
lesson15:The Problems of Bioethics: cloning(2)  
"We're going to often use printed materials and have a class in the style of a lecture.
If we have enough time, we're going to use videos and DVD also. (It takes for 10 to 25 minutes each time.)
We're going to give an instruction about reference materials at a proper situation.
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
"When one theme is completed to be dealt, we're going to have you fill a questionnaire about the class with your impression and others about its contents. Please write your question also on this sheet. I will answer it in a class as soon as I can.
The student who want to study more should utilize reference books put up on handouts."
Requirements "Subjects related to subjects: Social Studies (""Philosophy, Ethics, and Religion""), Civic Education (""Philosophy, Ethics, Religion, and Psychology"")

I'm going to conduct a questionnaire about contents and others (Please write down questions or opinions also on it.) (Sometimes) "
Grading Method I'll evaluate you from questionnaire of class, written examination, and reports comprehensively.
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message I will welcome the student who is interested in Ethics research and Ethics education.
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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