Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L9801011 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Global Environmental Issues and Managements
Subject Name
(Katakana)
 
Subject Name in
English
Global Environmental Issues and Managements
Instructor LIAO LAWRENCE MANZANO
Instructor
(Katakana)
リアオ ローレンス マンザーノ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture(2 Class Hours/Week)   
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students All students
Keywords Biogeochemistry. Biodiversity, Pollution, Food production, Energy, Wildlife extinction, Environmental conservation, "husa" 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The class will be conducted using a combination of lectures, case studies involving group discussions (based on journal articles).  Typical format would be one hour lecture + half hour group discussion 
Class Schedule lesson1 Orientation - Orgins of the biosphere and life forms
lesson2 Biodiversity and the theory of island biogeography
lesson3 Tropical deforestation and its socio-economic impacts
lesson4 Creative solutions to deforestation problems
lesson5 Population biology and wildlife conservation
lesson6 Global population trends - demography
lesson7 Ecological footprints and their environmental impacts
lesson8 Midterm examination
lesson9 Environmentally-friendly food production in the tropics
lesson10 Production of beverages from plants and microorganisms
lesson11 Biogeochemical cycles
lesson12 Climate change impacts on biological systems
lesson13 Sustainable agriculture
lesson14 Global pollution problems
lesson15 Enviromental ethics "Think globally, act locally"

lesson16 Final examinations 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Text and handout will be distributed in the class. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
PC projector will be used. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Follow the instruction of each lecturer.    
Requirements This course is provided in English. 
Grading Method Group discussion and presentation performance = 80 %;
Report of field trip = 20%

90-100% Excellent (S)
80-89 Very Good (A)
70-79 Good (B)
60-69 Fair (C)
0-59 Fail (D)
 
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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