Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 30030012 Subject Classification Information and Data Science Courses
Subject Name 情報活用演習[1理物]
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Exercise in Information Literacy
Instructor ISHII ISAO
イシイ イサオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-4:IMC-Main 2F PC Rm
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Mostly exercise with a laptop computer.  
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Information Science
Eligible Students First year, Department of Physics
Keywords Information literacy, e-mail, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, formula manipulation, numerical calculation 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Basic knowledge of the computer and internet literacy.
Introductory course for e-mail, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Basics of formula manipulation and numerical calculation with Methematica 
Expected OutcomeStudents learn the basics of information gathering and learning methods using the computer and the internet, then students can make use of the basic knowledge in various situations of a college life. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students learn the computer and internet literacy, which are a must knowledge for their college lives.
In addition, they learn some computer skills useful for physics. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance, information security and compliance
lesson2 MS Word and PowerPoint
lesson3 Word Wide Web and the internet 1
lesson4 Word Wide Web and the internet 2
lesson5 Excel and numerical calculation: Introduction to MS Excel and graph
lesson6 Excel and numerical calculation: Taylor expansion
lesson7 Excel and numerical calculation: Differential equation 1
lesson8 Excel and numerical calculation: Differential equation 2
lesson9 Mathematica: Introduction to Mathematica
lesson10 Mathematica: Graphs
lesson11 Mathematica: Lists
lesson12 Mathematica: Data manipulation and statistics 1
lesson13 Mathematica: Data manipulation and statistics 2
lesson14 Mathematica: Differential equations 1
lesson15 Mathematica: Differential equations 2

Reports or exercises are given. 
Documents are shown via Bb9. 
PC or AV used in
Personal computer 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1 Introduction and general knowledge which is necessary to use the computer and the network
Lession 2 Basic skills for e-mail, MS Word, and PowerPoint.
Lesson 3-4 Introduction to the internet
Lession 5-8 How to use MS Excel for numerical calculation
Lession 9-15 Mathematica as a tool for phyics 
Grading Method Activity in the class (30), Reports and exercises (70) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message The computer and the internet are fundamental tools for your study and communication, and it is very important to use efficiently.
Students will also learn basic knowledge of numerical calculation using the computer.
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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