Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biosphere Science(Master's course)
Lecture Code W8510337 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 植物栄養制御実践演習
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Exercises in Molecular Physiology of Plant Nutrition
ウエダ アキヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Presentation and discussion 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Graduate student
Keywords Environmental Stress, Salt and Drought Stresses, Absorption of Mineral Nutrients, Photosynthesis, Genetic Engineering  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
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In this course, you will make a presentation about a topic of either salt stress, drought stress, absorption of mineral nutrients, photosynthesis or genetic engineering.  A topic will be chosen from recently published papers.  After your presentation, all attendees are expected to join discussion.  Outcomes of the course are better understanding on mechanisms of plant adaptation to environmental stresses and mechanisms of mineral nutrients absorption as well as improving your presentation and discussion skills. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Course introduction
lesson2-7: Presentation and discussion on the recent topics of salt stress, drought stress, absorption of mineral nutrients, photosynthesis, and genetic engineering.
lesson8: Report preparation

Report preparation in lesson 8 
Plant Physiology (Lincoln Taiz and Eduardo Zeiger) (Sinauer Associates Inc.) 
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Course materials will be provided.
Powerpoint will be used for making a presentation. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prepare your presentation well in advance. 
Requirements Instructor will use English as a primary language. 
Grading Method Presentation: Approx. 50%
Discussion: Approx. 25%
Report (homework): Approx. 25% 
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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