Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code 8E050391 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name 普遍的平和を目指して[オンデマンド]
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Seeking Universal Peace[On-Demand]
トモツグ シンスケ,カケエ トモコ,ナカツボ タカユキ,カワノ ノリユキ,ヤマネ タツオ,カワイ コウイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Video on demand 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students Doctoral Course(Strictly limited to those who cannot take regular class for special reasons and are granted special permission from university)
Keywords Atomic Bomb, Structural Violence, Positive Peace, Peacebuilding, Sustainable Development
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Common Graduate Courses(Doctoral Course)
Category : Sustainable Development Courses
※On-demand classes of the Common Graduate Courses will be given to students without easy commuting access to regular classrooms in order to provide an opportunity for them to take these classes.
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course is designed to help the participants to develop skills to find solutions, from the viewpoint of his/her specialties, to urgent matters in the present-day international community. The themes include the issues of poverty, famine, refugee, peacebuilding, gender, environment, and conflicts around the world. The participants gain the ability to present the solutions concretely and theoretically, while studying the specific cases and current status in each theme. There is a huge gap between the ideal and real society. This course provides the participants with knowledge helpful in explaining and overcoming that gap.  
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction: How do we explain the concept of "universal peace? (Tomotsugu)
lesson2: Outline of the Atomic-Bomb Afflictions(Kawano)
lesson3: Current Situations and Solutions on Poverty and Starvation in the Developing Countries (Kawai)
lesson4: Conflicts and Peace (Yamane)
lesson5: Biological Diversity and North-South Divide (Nakatsubo)
lesson6: Causes of International Conflicts(Kakee)
lesson7: Conflict Resolution Measures (Kakee)
lesson8: -Science and Peace-Perspectives of Contemporary History (Tomotsugu)

This course will be provided mainly in Japanese but partially in English. 
There is no textbook. Instructors will distribute handouts when necessary.  
Reference books may be introduced.
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Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review the contents of each session carefully. Pay attention to related ongoing issues.
Participants are recommended to read the books and/or articles introduced by instructors during class. 
Requirements Students falling under any of the following conditions will be allowed to take the on-demand classes.
(1)Students who conduct their main research outside the Higashi-Hiroshima, Kasumi, and Higashi-Senda Campuses in the relevant term
(2)Working adult students whose place of work is located remotely from the university
(3)Working adult students who have difficulty commuting to the university during the relevant term due to work commitments
(4)Students who have difficulty commuting to the university during the relevant term due to family circumstances, such as child care commitments
(5)Students who have difficulty commuting to the university during the relevant term due to injury or illness
(6)Students who have difficulty completing the course within the study term due to the scheduling of their degree program (limited to cases approved by the head of the relevant program)

Students who wish to apply for on-demand courses based on these special cases shall submit the “Statement of Reasons for Course Registration” and materials, through which their claim to fall under any of the cases in item above can be objectively understood, to the Education Promotion Group (Liberal Arts Education section) during the specified period in the relevant term for general course registration and confirmation.

The videos will be distributed via the online learning system "Bb9".
How to log-in to Bb9:
Go to Momiji main page (“top”) > click on Bb9 (located in the bottom-right of the screen) > click on Bb9へログイン > enter your Hiroshima University ID (広大 ID) and password (パスワード)

Instructions regarding the course, such as the method of attending the course, the video viewing period, and the deadline for submitting assignments, will be separately instructed after the course registration is completed. 
Grading Method Requirements for Acceptance of Credits:
◎Watch the video on Bb9 and submit all the tasks specified.
◎Submit the final report as instructed.
◎Assignments and reports can be submitted any number of times, and the one submitted last will be used for evaluation.
◎Even if all the assignments and reports have been submitted, credits may not be recognized due to the following “Grading” criteria.

Report (100%). 
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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