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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11030001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name Global Issues Towards Peace A
Subject Name
(Katakana)
Subject Name in
English
Global Issues Towards Peace A
Instructor HOWELL PETER KENNETH
Instructor
(Katakana)
ハウエル ピーター ケネス
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon1-4:IAS K211
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Face-to-face classes in principle.

 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students
Keywords  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
 
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
We will study issues related to peace and the future of humanity in a global world.  It is hoped that students will acquire a better awareness about these global issues and also improve their English for understanding and discussing these topics. 
Class Schedule lesson1
Nuclear weapons: Video and written preparation.
lesson2
Nuclear weapons: Discussion.
lesson3
World War II: Video and Written preparation.
lesson4
World War II: Discussion.
lesson5
Climate change and nuclear energy: Video and written preparation.
lesson6
Climate change and nuclear energy: Discussion
lesson7
US vs. China rivalry: Video and written preparation.
lesson8
US vs. China rivalry: Discussion
lesson9
Poverty and violence: Video and written preparation.
lesson10
Poverty and violence: Discussion
lesson11
Human trafficking: Video and written preparation.
lesson12
Human trafficking: Discussion
lesson13
Digital communication: Video and written preparation.
lesson14
Digital communication: Discussion
lesson15
Reflections and conclusions 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
No textbook is required. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Preparation using Bb9 is required.
Review is encouraged, but not required. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Passing or failing will be judged objectively by preparation, attendance at class and completion of reports.
Grading will be judged subjectively by quality of assignments and participation in discussion.
A report about a peace-related facility or monument is absolutely necessary. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other You are required to submit a report entitled "My Approach to Peace" as a common assignment for Peace Science Courses. When you fail to submit the report, the credit will not be given.
【the period of the report submitting】
The 2nd term course--> from June 16th to June 29th
The 3rd term course--> from October 10th to October 23th
The 4th term course--> from December 8th to December 21th
Night program course--> according to the direction of the teachers
See the link below for further details.
https://momiji.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/momiji-top/en/learning/kyouyou/peace_science_courses.html
【In the case of the number of applicants exceeds the capacity of the course, a computerized random drawing will be held.】 
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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