Hiroshima University Syllabus

Back to syllabus main page
Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 66290001 Subject Classification Social Cooperation Courses
Subject Name ダイバーシティ概論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion
キタカジ ヨウコ,オオイケ マチコ,サカタ キリコ,サクライ リホ,マツシマ タケシ,サカモト アキコ,ヤマダ トシヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Inte:IAS K204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lectures (mostly), and exchanging opinions within students 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Diversity
Eligible Students
Keywords SDGs, diversity, gender, sogiesc, multiculture, disability, aging, environment 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Diversity refers to the presence of diverse stakeholders, while inclusion refers to the mutual respect, individuality, and harmony of these diverse stakeholders.
In this class, we set four areas: (1) gender, (2) ethnicity and culture, (3) illness, disability and old age, and (4) environment.
The students are to learn what barriers exist in each area to achieve diversity & inclusion and how they can be resolved through lectures. 
Class Schedule Intensive four-day lectures (September 21, 22, 28, 29)

Day 1, September 21
- what is the diversity & inclusion?
- D & I in sexuality and gender
Day 2, September 22
- D & I in ethnicity and culture
Day 3, September 28
- D & I in illness, disability and old age
Day 4, September 29
- D & I in environmental issue and diverse stakeholders
various learning materials are to be delivered in class 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) printed materials, Power point presentation slides 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Diversity and Inclusion is a complex problem of various topics. Therefore, the students are expected to review the lecture while considering the relation of each topic in order to acquire the complex viewpoint. 
Requirements To include participatory exercises, limit the number of students to approximately 70.
Depending on the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, the contents may be subject to change to ensure everyone’s health and safety. The lessen style (face-to-face or online) will be determined by the registration in June. 
Grading Method reports in each class 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it An instructor who has experience teaching Japanese in Japan and abroad will lecture in the ethnicity and culture session. 
Other This lecture is a compulsory subject in the Diversity Specific Program. 
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. 
Back to syllabus main page