Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8713040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 建築ゼミナールI
Subject Name
ケンチクゼミナール 1
Subject Name in
Seminar in Architecture I
オオクボ タカアキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Weds1-2,Thur1-2:ENG 115
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Discussion, presentation by students, etc.
Lesson style depends on a teacher.  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students 3 grade students of architectural and bulding science program
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Understanding on cultivation of expert knowledge and ability for architecture and building engineering.  ((2) Comprehensive and advanced knowledge and ability to develop basis for building engineers.  Being able to summarize documents of the advanced contents on either a), b) or c)
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Understanding on cultivation of communication ability. ((1) International communication ability.  Being able to introduce themselves to foreigners and make communications.  Being able to read and write technical papers on architecture and building engineering using dictionaries.)  ((2) Communication ability in Japanese.  Being able to introduce their own ideas to audience and to have questions and answers session.  Being able to prepare persuasive materials.  Being able to fully understand technical papers on architecture and building engineering (graduation theses for example) and to prepare manuscripts to convey the research results.)
・Understanding on education for self-development and self-improvement.  (Being able to collect materials related to recent problems) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
For each lesson, a seminar is held by a different teacher of architectural and building science program. Students learn a wide range of architectural and building science field. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance of this lecture and introduction of each theme by each teacher
lesson 2-15 Seminar by a teacher with the field of architecture or building science

Each teacher's theme is shown in lesson 1. The contents of a theme depend on the teacher's field. The contents are various, for example reading a specified reference book, discussing about recent problems, and so on. Also, the contents are changed by year. 
Each teacher specifies textbooks and/or reference books and/or distributes materials about topics. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC and projector for Power Point, Video, Textbooks, Distributed materials and so on. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Students refer specified books and materials. Also, they collect information and observe experimental results along the learning lines suggested. 
Grading Method The grade depends on the presentation and/or reports in each seminar. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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