Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AQH50402 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 睡眠と健康
Subject Name
(Katakana)
スイミントケンコウ
Subject Name in
English
Sleep and Health
Instructor HAYASHI MITSUO
Instructor
(Katakana)
ハヤシ ミツオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-4:IAS Conference Rm 1
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
Seminar 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Psychology
Eligible Students Second year students in the Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Keywords sleep, wakefulness, biological rhythm, PBL (problem based learning),  group study 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
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 collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.
・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 discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them.

Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of the important characteristics and basic theoretical framework of individual academic disciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information in individual academic disciplines.
・The ability to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, deliver presentations at seminars or research meetings, and explain it in an easy way so that people in different cultures and areas of specialization understand.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to think in an interdisciplinary way to discover issues based on ethical research practices and subjective intellectual interests, and propose a plan to solve them. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class focuses on sleep-wake habits of university students and aims to promote abilities to discover problems of sleep and to propose plans to solve them. Based on sleep logs of both university students and your own, you will discuss with other students and write the papers about the problems and its solution. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Discovery of sleep problems (1)
Lesson 2: Proposal of plans to solve sleep problems (1)
Lesson 3: Comentary
Lesson 4: Discovery of sleep problems (2)
Lesson 5: Proposal of plans to solve sleep problems (2)
Lesson 6: Discovery of problems and proposal of plans to solve them from your sleep logs (1)
Lesson 7: Discovery of problems and proposal of plans to solve them from your sleep logs (2)
Lesson 8: Peer review

You have to submit 3 papers. Two papers are based on sleep logs of two university students (Lesson 2 and 5), and one is those of your own (Lesson 6 and 7). 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
1. Shirakawa, S., Fukuda, K., & Hori, T. "Kisokouza Suimin Kaizengaku, 2nd ed.". Yumani Shobo, Co.
2. Tanaka, H. "Gusuri nemureru 3 tsuno syukan". KK Best Sellers.
3. Nishino S,  "The Stanford method for ultimate sound sleep". Summark.
4. Walker, M. "Why we sleep: the new science of sleep and dreams". Penguin 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Powerpoint (PC) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Lesson 1: Refer to specialized book and consider cause of sleep problems and its solution.
Lesson 2: Refer to the peer reviews by other students and rewrite your paper.
Lesson 3: Understand about sleep problems and its solution.
Lesson 4: Refer to specialized book and consider cause of sleep problems and its solution.
Lesson 5: Refer to the peer reviews by other students and rewrite your paper.
Lesson 6 and 7: Consider your sleep problems and propose plans to solve them.
Lesson 8: Refer to the peer reviews by other students and rewrite your paper. 
Requirements Registration: Only the students who attend the first seminar (Lesson 1) can register for a course of this class, because the students will be divided into some groups (group size is 4 to 6 students) in the first seminar.
Prerequisite: You must record your sleep logs for 2 weeks, and discuss your sleep problems with other students based on its logs. 
Grading Method Two papers about sleep problems of two university students (2 x 20%), a paper about sleep problems of your own (40%) and attitude towards group study (20%). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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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