Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L2007004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水圏生物多様性論I
Subject Name
(Katakana)
スイケンセイブツタヨウセイロンI
Subject Name in
English
Introduction to Hydrospheric Biodiversity
Instructor OHTSUKA SUSUMU
Instructor
(Katakana)
オオツカ ススム
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri1-4:ABS C315
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture only 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students 2
Keywords aquatic invertebrates, biodiversity, evolution, phylogeny, conservative ecology, SDG 14 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
To get basic information on aquatic organisms 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To understand management, expansion, utilization of fishing resources as well as economic activities of the fishing industry.
・Understanding on relation between form and ecology of hydrosphere organisms and hydrosphere environment
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand morphology, taxonomy, development, ecology and fisheries science of marine invertebrates.
In addition  phylogeny, evolution and conservative ecology of these organisms are also presented briefly. 
Class Schedule lesson 1
Introduction (what is biodiversity?)
lesson2
Phylogeny
lesson3
Protists
lesson4
Sponges etc.
lesson5
Cnidarians etc.
lesson6
Platyhelimnths etc.
lesson 7
Nematodes, rotifers etc.
lesson8
Polychaetes etc.
lesson9
Molluscans etc.
lesson10
Arthropods etc.
lesson11
Echinoderms etc.
lesson12
Tentaculates etc.
lesson13
Chordates etc.
lesson14
Evolution of invertebrates
lesson15
Examination

Final examination (and reports) will be mainly evaluated

Basically Japanese is used in this class, but English explanation is possible. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Brusca R & Brusca GJ "Invertebrates" (Sinauer) is highly recommended for foreign students 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Prints and textbooks are used 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Read the book "Invertebrates" carefully for reviewing 
Requirements  
Grading Method Examination (ca. 80)+reports and reactions in lessons (ca. 20) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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