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 ASF21001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 社会情報メディア論演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
SeminarIn Socio-Informatics and Media Studies
ヒキタ アツシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds1-4:IAS K101
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture,  Exercise, Discussion and Presentation 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Information Science
Eligible Students Those who has interest for effective presentation and information design
Keywords information design, planning, mechanism of understanding, information and its place, accessibility
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
understand feature of various media, get general skills how to show information, through learning Information Design, for effective communication.  
Criterion referenced
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding  to fully recognize the mutual relations and their importance among individual academic diciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to logically and simply explain one's own ideas on ways of solving issues to people in different culture and areas, and demonstrate leadership in discussion. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Get skills of Information Design, especially for understand needs of receiver, and choosing media for effective communication 
Class Schedule lesson1 What is Information Design
lesson2 Information and its place (Theory)
lesson3 Information and its place (Observation and Practice)
lesson4 Mechanism for understanding and information accessibility (Theory)

lesson5 Mechanism for understanding and information accessibility (observation and exercise)
lesson6 Projection to the media of the image of the real world (Theory)
lesson7 Projection to the media of the image of the real world (observation and Practice)
lesson8 Design method for Paper media (Theory)
lesson9 Design method for Peper media (Observation and Practice)
lesson10 Design method for web site (Theory)
lesson11 Design method for web site (Observation and Practice)
lesson12 Media fusion and its produce (Theory)
lesson13 Media fusion and its produce (Planning)
lesson14 Media fusion and its produce (Practice)
lesson15 Planning and Presentation

Final report will be required 
Reference book: Robert Jacobson, "Information Design", MIT Press (1999) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Projector, DVD, White board 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Find leagible leaflet, maps, webpages in your daily life, and figure out the those elements.
Understand typical method of media design and make your design stance for any media.
Grading Method Comment sheet for each lecture 50% and Final report 50% 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Explains planning, negotiation, and design skills as a corporate or university Public relations director. 
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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