Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ASF20001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 社会情報メディア論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Socio-Informatics and Media Studies
ヒキタ アツシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues1-4:IAS K211
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Literature subscription, discussion
This lecture is only in Japanese language and with Japanese local context 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Cultural Studies
Eligible Students
Keywords Media communication, media and culture, media literacy 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Brush up the skills to effectively use the media 
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Obtaining skills to produce social data as information.
Understanding the features of several media   
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance (introduce the media study)
lesson2 Classification and changes of the media 1
lesson3 Classification and changes of the media 2
lesson4 Classification and changes of the media 3
lesson5 Classification and arrangement of information
lesson6 Studying newspapers (classification and volume of information)
lesson7 Studying newspapers  (layout of information)
lesson8 Studying newspapers (comparison the other media)
lesson9 Media and modern society1 (being digital)
lesson10 Media and modern society2 (history of technology and culture)
lesson11 Media and modern society3 (fusion of broadcast and communication)
lesson12 Influence and effect of media on society1 (stance of journalism)
lesson13 Influence and effect of media on society2 (stance of community media)
lesson14 Influence and effect of media on society3 (media and the children)
lesson15 Writing reports and presentation

A Final examination or Final Paper will be held 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) White board, PC projector, DVD 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Create opportunities to study how deferent media contents are generated including field trips 
Grading Method Practice sheet for each lecture 40% and final examination 60% 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Consulting for Mass-Media, Tele-communication fields. FM Program Personality. TV Program Commentator.
From these experiences, I will explain communication with citizens and literacy for mass media. 
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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