Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSQN0001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Environmental Management
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Environmental Management
リー ハンスウ,フジワラ アキマサ,チョウ シュンキツ,クボタ テツ,チカライシ マコト,チャン ダン スアン,ホサカ テツロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon1-4:ENG 111
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Basically, the lecture will be delivered face-to-face. However, for those who are in their home counties, it will be delivered online as well upon request.
Online、Tools for online lecture(Bb9、MicroSoft Teams)、
The commence date:14 June 2021 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students 1 year of Graduate School
Keywords Japan's development, developing countries, sustainable development, urban and transportation, energy science and technology, risk management, biological production, environmental management 
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within Educational
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Class Objectives
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In developing countries, they have to deal with economic development and environmental conservation, and countermeasures for natural hazards. In this lecture, to learn the practical knowledge to contribute for environmentally sustainable development of developing countries, Japanese development experiences will be systematically introduced. Specifically, based on the historical transitions in Japan’s development and environmental problems, students will learn how to solve environmental problems to cope with economic development from development experience in the modernization of Japan, particularly in the following four divisions: [urban and transportation], [energy], [risk management], [biological science].Discussion on the transferability of Japanese development experience based on the development stage of developing counties will be made. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Economic growth and development technology in Japan: Overview (Lee)
lesson2 Reconstruction process of Hiroshima City (Fujiwara)
lesson3 Historical evolution of development technology: i) Transport infrastructure development (Fujiwara)
lesson4 Historical evolution of development technology: ii) Building development (Kubota)
lesson5 Group discussion 1 (Lee)
lesson6 Historical evolution of development technology: iii) National/regional/urban development (Zhang)
lesson7 Historical evolution of development technology: iv) Disaster prevention (Lee)
lesson8 Group work: Interim presentation (Lee)
lesson9 Historical evolution of development technology: v) Environmental risks (Chikaraishi)
lesson10 Historical evolution of development technology: vi) Establishment of sustainable agriculture, environmental assessment of ecosystem (Xuan)
lesson11 Group discussion 2 (Lee)
lesson12 Historical evolution of development technology: vii) Environmental management in forest ecosystems (natural and artificial), agricultural ecosystems, and urban ecosystem (Hosaka)
lesson13 Onsite tour in Hiroshima City (Fujiwara, Lee)
lesson14 Development of human resources (Fujiwara)
lesson15 Final students presentation (All)
Final student presentations from group works on the sustainable solutions and improvement measures for development issues and environmental problems in developing countries based on the development experience in Japan 
Material will be distributed. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC-Projector, Power Point 
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Preparation and
Active participation in the class and group discussion is needed. 
Grading Method Report 40%, Student (or group) Presentation 30%, Participation in the class 30% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Student presentation:  
Among the four fields from "Urban and Transportation", "Energy", "Risk Management" and "Biological Production",  students will introduce an example of a development and environmental problem from their own counties, and will make a presentation about possible solutions based on lessons learned from the development experience of Japan.
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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