Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HK000000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 生物科学英語演習
Subject Name
(Katakana)
セイブツカガクエイゴエンシユウ
Subject Name in
English
English Seminar on Biological Science
Instructor MORIGUCHI KAZUKI,KIKUCHI YUTAKA,NAKAJIMA KEISUKE,HAMAO KOZUE,UEKI TATSUYA
Instructor
(Katakana)
モリグチ カズキ,キクチ ユタカ,ナカジマ ケイスケ,ハマオ コズエ,ウエキ タツヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues5-6:SCI E104
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
Practice and excises, reading the textbook, discussion, presentation
The style will be announced at the beginning of the class held by every lecturer. 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Globalization/International cooperation studies
Eligible Students 1st year students in department of biological science and others
Keywords Biology, Scientific terms, Scientific English, Reading original books and articles written in English. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Biology
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquiring ability to apply basic knowledge to biological issues and reading comprehension of English theses. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim of this class is to get used to "Scientific English", by using the textbook, "Biology".
It includes,
1) How to read scientific articles and books written in English with the help of scientific and English dictionaries.
2) How to interpret the graphs, tables and symbols used on scientific articles and books.
3) How to pronounce the terms used in biological science. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Basic scientific terms in the area of cell biology (Moriguchi)
lesson2 Basic scientific terms in the area of molecular biology (Moriguchi)
lesson3 Basic gene expression system (in molecular biology) (Moriguchi)
lesson4 Cell biology; Cytoskeleton (Hamao)
lesson5 Cell biology; Cell division (1) (Hamao)
lesson6 Cell biology; Cell division (2) (Hamao)
lesson7 The Chemical Context of Life(1) (Ueki)
lesson8 The Chemical Context of Life(2) (Ueki)
lesson9 The Chemical Context of Life(3) (Ueki)
lesson10 Developmental Biology, signal transduction, regulation of gene expression (1) (Kikuchi)
lesson11 Developmental Biology, signal transduction, regulation of gene expression (2) (Kikuchi)
lesson12 Developmental Biology, signal transduction, regulation of gene expression (3) (Kikuchi)
lesson13 The Animal body (1) (Nakajima)
lesson14 The Animal body (2) (Nakajima)
lesson15 The Animal body (3) (Nakajima) 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Rebecca Orr
Campbell Biology, 12th edition (2020/1/28)
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0135188741
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0135188743 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) PC and AV will be used in class.
The class may be held on Microsoft Teams depending on the epidemic situation of COVID-19 and influenzas. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
lesson 1: Pick up and understand the scientific terms shown on the first half of chapter 6.
lesson 2: Pick up and understand the scientific terms shown on chapter 17.
lesson 3: Read and understand the description on chapter 17.
lesson 4: Memorize the important scientific term shown in Figure 7.8. Read the Concept 7.6 of Chapter 7.
lesson 5: Memorize the important scientific term in lesson4. Read the contents in Figure 12.7 of Chapter 12.
lesson 6: Memorize the important scientific term in lesson5. Read the contents of "The Mitotic Spindle: A Closer Look” on Chapter 12.
lesson 7: Chapter 2. Look back on your TOEIC results.
lesson 8: Chapter 2. Study the specified part.
lesson 9: Chapter 2. Study the specified part. Memorize all keywords.
lesson 10: Understand scientific terms on developmental biology.
lesson 11: Read and understand the contents on Chapter 11.
lesson 12: Read and understand the contents on Chapter 18.
lesson 13: Unit 7, read and understand the specified part for explanation.
lesson 14: Unit 7, read and understand the specified part for explanation.
lesson 15: Unit 7, read and understand the specified part for explanation. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Report or quizzes presented by every lecturer (50%), attitude toward the class (50%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This class is mainly held for Japanese students who only have the knowledge of biology with high school level, and who are not used to reading scientific English.
Thus, it may be unsuitable for students who have been educated biology in English. However, foreign students who want to study biological terms in Japanese may be available partly. 
Other The class may be held on Microsoft Teams depending on the epidemic situation of COVID-19 and influenzas. 
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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