Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biosphere Science(Master's course)
Lecture Code W6606041 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 餌料生物生態学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Prey Organism Ecology
カワイ コウイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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lecture, writing on the blackboard, presentation, discussion 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords aquatic animal, food, comminity, ecology, environment 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand some ecological theories, i.e., foraging and reproductive strategies and establishment of ecological niche, and the effects of various environmental factors on them, required for resource increase of the important organisms as baits, particularly benthic animals. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Life cycle of animal
lesson2 Population ecology of animal
lesson3&4 Interspecific relationship and community structure of    
lesson5&6 Environmental adaptation of animal
lesson7&8 Roles of animal in ecosystem

To recognize various ecological phenomena, derive some thories for these interpretations and apply the thories to maintenance and increase of valuable resources by read, present, answer to question and discuss some English papers concerning life cycle, population dynamics, interspecific relationship, community structure, environmental adaptation and roles in ecosystems of various animals including benthos.  
Hydrobiologia, Science, Nature, Marine Ecology, etc. 
PC or AV used in
prints, powerpoint 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To review each lecture and apply to your own gradiate cource study using the prints. 
Grading Method preparation for presentation (20%), content of presentation (30%),
attitude to presentation (20%), participation to discussion (30%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other This class is provided as part of the following programs. - Cooperative Education of “Peace” and “Environment” in the Framework of International University Consortium INU -
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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