Hiroshima University Syllabus

Back to syllabus main page
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WD103101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物資源科学特別研究
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Research for Academic Degree Dissertation in Bioresource Science
サカイ ヨウイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture and group discussion 
Credits 4.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 7 : Graduate Special Studies
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Master course students
Keywords fishes, social behaviors, mating strategy, field study methods, behavioral ecology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students will gain an understanding of how to effectively analyze field data and how to write scientific papers through reviewing recently published scientific papers in the scientific area of Behavioral Ecology. 
Class Schedule 1-15 Review of recently published papers in Ichthyology, Fish Ethology, and Fish Ecology to analyze methodology for field works and logical structures of the paper.  
Students are expected to gain deeper knowledge in  methodology and statistical  data analyses.   Scientific significance will be discussed, comparing with cases of students' own studies. 
Hard copy (hand out) would be distributed in each lecture 
PC or AV used in
Suggestions on
Preparation and
In reviewing each lecture, carefully consider the difference and significance of the topic and methodology in comparison with your own research.  Prepare scientific ideas taken through your own field research activities for the next lesson. 
Grading Method Grade computation:  Quality of review sheet for presentation 10%, Quality of  presentation 50%, questions and answers in discussion 30%, active attitude in the lecture 10% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is provided in English upon request. 
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. 
Back to syllabus main page