Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L4012010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食料生産管理学実習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Food Production Management
ホソノ ケンジ,チョウメイ ヨウスケ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
Seminar, Discussion, Presentation, Out door practice 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students 3rd grade students
Keywords Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Literature Review, Research Method, Analysis, Rural Situation 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
To get eyes of socio-economics 
Criterion referenced
Food Science Program
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire the ability to understand phenomena related to foods from scientific viewpoints, as well as skills and techniques to handle foods and food materials. Also, to summarize research results in an academic paper.
・Through observations of the food manufacturing process, consider and formulate one's awareness of food science from a social viewpoint. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
We study this subject in order to make Japan's rural situation clear by using literature reviews or statistic analysis. We will understand how to catch the fact of rural societies in detail when we consider the rural promotion. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 Globalization and Food demand-supply of the world (seminar)
lesson3 Current situation of farmers and farm management of Japan (seminar)
lesson4 Facts of agricultural technology popularizing system (field survey)
lesson5 Development of agricultural cooperatives and current conditions and problems (seminar)
lesson6 support of farming and business by agricultural cooperatives (field survey)
lesson7 Distribution system of food and agricultural commodities (seminar)
lesson8 Facts of food marketing by large-scale retailer (field survay)
lesson9 Facts of distribution mechanism of wholesale market (field survey)
lesson10 How to use food and agricultural statistics (seminar)
lesson11 Support toward development of farm management by Hiroshima Prefectural Government (special seminar)
lesson12 Creating the report of field survey and analysis (1) (seminar)
lesson13 Creating the report of field survey and analysis (2) (seminar)
lesson14 Creating the report of field survey and analysis (3) (seminar)
lesson15 Presentation of the report by each group 
FUJITA, T.  "Understanding the issues of Food, Agriculture and Rural Areas in  
Modern Japan" 2018.
Agricultural Marketing Society of Japan, "Market and Distribution of Food and Agricultural Commodities" 2019. 
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(More Details) We will use a note-PC of your own in lesson 12-15. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
We will tell you about it in each class or on the MOMIJI. 
Grading Method We will judge overall by the report, attitude of each class and so on. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it You will be given lectures by professors who have work experiences at local government office or a federation of agricultural cooperatives in Japan, regarding as food policy, agricultural policy, and relationship between rural and urban areas.
In addition to it, people who have practical experiences will give us lectures at all places we visit. 
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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