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 WD208100 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 陸域生物圏フィールド科学I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Terrestrial Field Science I
タニダ ハジメ,クロカワ ユウゾウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds5-8:ABS C316
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
"by online"
Lecture and field work 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Graduate students
Keywords Human, animal, and nature relationships; Wild animals; Farm animals; Companion animals  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Animals such as wild animals, companion animals and farm animals in terrestrial field have some relations with humans. And our daily life is dependent on these animals. The objective of this class is to give students an opportunity to study these animals through specific examples of the relationships. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Human-wild animals relationships Ⅰ:Crop damages by wild boars and deer
lesson2 Human-wild animals relationships Ⅱ : Field research on wild animals
lesson3 Human-farm animals relationships Ⅰ:Welfare of dairy cattle and GAP
lesson4 Human-farm animals relationships Ⅱ:Field research on dairy cattle
lesson5 Human-companion animals relationships Ⅰ:Free-roaming cats and TNR
lesson6 Human-companion animals relationships Ⅱ:Field research on companion animals
lesson7 Summary of human-animal relationships
lesson8 Animal production from the viewpoint of field science
lesson9 Animal production system in the society
lesson10 Visit to the University Farm
lesson11 Animal production and life cycle of domestic animals
lesson12 Efficiency of animal production
lesson13 Animal production and grassland
lesson14 Future of animal production
lesson15 Overall summary 
Texts will be suggested in the class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC and VTR, etc. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
It will be suggested in the class. 
Grading Method Based on a term paper. 
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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