Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Education (Master's Program)
Lecture Code NMD20170 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然システム教育学演習(生物)I
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Seminar on Biology in Science Education I
タケシタ シュンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5-8:EDU C108
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Lecture,  Seminar, Discussion, Student presentation, Use of chemicals 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Curriculum and Instruction Sciences
Eligible Students Science Education in Graduate School of Education
Keywords Biology education, taxonomy, ecology, biodiversity, teaching material, SDG_04, SDG_15 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This class will provide students advanced knowledge of biology in secondary science education, especially viewpoints on biodiversity. 
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Provides lectures on biological knowledge required for biology education, including the latest information. In particular, regarding taxonomic and ecological contents and relationship between environment and living organisms.  
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Morphology of plants  (experiment)
Lesson 2: Ecology of plants  (lecture)
Lesson 3: Taxonomy of plants (experiment)
Lesson 4: Morphology of microorganisms  (experiment)
Lesson 5: Ecology of microorganisms  (lecture)
Lesson 6: Taxonomy of microorganisms  (lecture)
Lesson 7: Morphology of fungi (experiment)
Lesson 8: Ecology of fungi (lecture)
Lesson 9: Taxonomy of fungi (lecture)
Lesson 10: Structure of ecosystem (lecture)
Lesson 11: Function of ecosystem (lecture)
Lesson 12: Conservation of ecosystem (discussion)
Lesson 13: Presentations and discussions (1); Biodiversity
Lesson 14: Presentations and discussions (2); Ecosystem
Lesson 15: Conclusions

Reports is required. 
Specialized books, research articles.  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, voice material, image (video/PC/other image material)  
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Preparation and
Be prepared for the discussions that will take place in every lesson.  
Grading Method Reports.   
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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