Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WD102124 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物資源科学特別演習B
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Exercises in Bioresource ScienceB
リアオ ローレンス マンザーノ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Lectures and practice 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students  
Keywords algae, aquaculture, climate change, environment, phycology, pollution, seaweeds, taxonomy 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand biodiversity and utilization of seaweeds and related organisms
To understand the role of algae in causing and mitigating environmental change 
Class Schedule Day 1: Guidance/orientation
Day 2: Review of algal diversity
Day 3: Algae and ecological imbalance
Day 4: Algae and environmental remediation
Day 5: Algal life history and seaweed mass production
Day 6: Seaweed production in East Asia
Day 7: Seaweed production in temperate regions
Day 8: Seaweed production in tropical regions
Day 9: Seaweed production and its social and environmental impacts
Day 10: Seaweed commercialization and product development
Day 11: Seaweed biotechnology 1
Day 12: Seaweed biotechnology 2
Day 13: Seaweed invasion biology
Day 14: Seaweeds in agriculture
Day 15: Synthesis (student reports) 
Recently published scientific papers concerning phycology and related disciplines 
PC or AV used in
PC, projector, handouts 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Reinforce one's English oral and written communication skills 
Grading Method Student oral report - 40%
Literature review report - 40%
Attendance - 20% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is provided in English only, about 20-30% of class time is student participation 
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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