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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 30030014 Subject Classification Information and Data Science Courses
Subject Name 情報活用演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Exercise in Information Literacy
Instructor KODAMA MEI
コダマ メイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds5-8:IAS K108
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture and exercise 
Credits 2.0 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 Students who did not acquire the credit of information subject, and students who would like to understand more about it
Keywords information search, information utilization,
document preparation, structured document, digital media information
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected OutcomeIt is important to understand the fundamental skills and knowledge related to information communication as liberal arts education.
e.g., communication, information search, method of gathering information, exchange of information, transmission of information, document preparation, etc.
Then, we'll repeat an exercise to acquire them.  
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To acquire basic skills and knowledge to use various multi-media information, e.g.,
communication, information search, method of gathering information,  
exchange of information, transmission of information, document preparation, etc. by using PC operation

Class Schedule Using the computer in information media center, we'll discuss the fundamental structure of computer and communication network and repeat an exercise for one or two weeks. Moreover, I'll lecture the multi-media systems related to storing and management of information.
Basic operation
Usage of World Wide Web (homepage browsing),  
information search and information gathering

A storage and management method of information
Usage of a text editor, document preparation and editing tools

Writing documents and drawing an illustration

Understanding kind of image files
Usage of multimedia information
Understanding structured documents
Formatting structured documenst
Type of files, and file extensions
How to describe the table and the equation in structured document
Network literacy
Building a homepage, editing of media information, etc
Function of web-browser, description method of the documents
Creating  a structured document, summary  
Using the material distributed fundamentally,
reference book : "Invitation to computer network"  
PC or AV used in
(More Details) electric papers in the web site. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1. Let's learn about information environment in which you use.
2. Let's check an information search method and a gathering information scheme.
3. Let you know how to storage, save and reuse information.
4. Let you know the basic skill and knowledge of document preparation.
5. Let you learn about the relationship between text and image information.
6. Let's understand the relationship between a content data and its extension.
7. Let you learn about various picture files.
8. Let me show you the usage of media information.
9. You'll make sure the difference between normal text and structured document, and each advantage.
10. Let's understand the principle of formatting structured document.
11. Let's confirm the type of files and the extension.
12. Let's check about the reconstruction method in structured documents.
13. Let's lean about literacy and various multi-media.
14. Let's arrange the functions of many applications, and lean about the usage.
15. Let's make sure the description methods of documents, and application tools.

Grading Method Report: 60% Behavior in class: 40% 
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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