Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L9813001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 国際課題研究
Subject Name
(Katakana)
コクサイカダイケンキュウ
Subject Name in
English
Independent study of International issues and challenge
Instructor UEDA AKIHIRO,SHIMADA MASAYUKI,KOIKE KAZUHIKO,KAWAKAMI SINITI,KATO AKI,HOTTA TAIJI
Instructor
(Katakana)
ウエダ アキヒロ,シマダ マサユキ,コイケ カズヒコ,カワカミ シンイチ,カトウ アキ,ホッタ タイジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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English Specialized Education Portion: Lecture
Intensive Portion: Research presentations, discussions
 
Credits 2.0 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  
Keywords SDGs, Specialized English Education 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course aims to provide specialized English education enabling students to conduct international research and research presentations English, as well as to cultivate global human resources.
In this course, students must participate in the three types of learning below to improve the quality of their work.
(1) Preparatory English education (ESP) conducted by AIMS-HU.
(2) Consultation in advance with the advisor and the partner university to select the topic each individual student will research while studying abroad. While abroad, students will conduct experiments, research surveys, etc., and write an article-style report in English on their topic before the conclusion of their study period abroad. After returning to Japan, students will present their report in English.
For their individual research themes, students should choose a topic in their major field that is currently of interest worldwide. In presentations after returning to Japan, they must make sure to discuss their research accomplishments in a way that is accessible to students specializing in different fields. Students should receive guidance and advice regarding their research topic from Hiroshima University teachers, and fine-tune the content of their research with partner university teachers while abroad.
 
Class Schedule lesson1English Specialized Education  Chapter 1
lesson2English Specialized Education Chapter 2
lesson3English Specialized Education Chapter 3
lesson4English Specialized Education Chapter 4
lesson5English Specialized Education Chapter 5
lesson6English Specialized Education Chapter 6
lesson7English Specialized Education Chapter 7
lesson8English Specialized Education Chapter 8
lesson9English Specialized Education Chapter 9
lesson10 English Specialized Education Chapter 10
lesson11English Specialized Education Chapter 11
lesson12English Specialized Education Chapter 12
lesson13English Specialized Education Chapter 13
lesson14English Specialized Education Chapter 14
lesson15Student Presentations of Individual Research Accomplishments 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Handouts 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Computer, projector, DVD player 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
For their individual research, students should choose a topic in their major field that is currently of interest worldwide. In presentations after returning to Japan, they must make sure to discuss their research accomplishments in a way that is accessible to students specializing in different fields.

Students should receive guidance and advice regarding their research topic from Hiroshima University teachers, and fine-tune the content of their research with partner university teachers while abroad.
 
Requirements Ideally, students should have received a score of 550 on the TOEIC before taking this course.
Credit will not be given if students are absent for over two-thirds of the total classes.
 
Grading Method Presentation on International Research Topic: 30%
Report on International Research Topic: 60%
Participation in Class and Discussion :10%
 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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