Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code 8E050301 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name 普遍的平和を目指して[オンデマンド]
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Seeking Universal Peace[On-Demand]
トモツグ シンスケ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Inte:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Video on demand 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students Doctoral Course
Keywords Atomic Bomb, Structural Violence, Positive Peace, Peacebuilding, Sustainable Development
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This course is one of the elective subjects, in "Sustainable Development Courses", Common Graduate Courses that aims to understand the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set by international agreement, and to acquire the ability to advance science to enable sustainable development and to solve various challenges in society.
Common Graduate Courses(Doctoral Course)
※On-demand classes of the Common Graduate Courses will be given to students without easy commuting access to regular classrooms in order to provide an opportunity for them to take these classes.
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Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course is designed to help the participants to develop skills to find solutions, from the viewpoint of his/her specialties, to urgent matters in the present-day international community. The themes include the issues of poverty, famine, refugee, peacebuilding, gender, environment, and conflicts around the world. The participants gain the ability to present the solutions concretely and theoretically, while studying the specific cases and current status in each theme. There is a huge gap between the ideal and real society. This course provides the participants with knowledge helpful in explaining and overcoming that gap.  
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction: What is Positive Peace
lesson2: Colonial Science and Atomic Bomb
lesson3: Conflicts and Environmental Issues
lesson4: Global Challenges as International Security Issues
lesson5: Nuclea Disarmament and Non-proliferation
lesson6: Gender
lesson7: Natural Resources and Food
lesson8: Risk, Science, and Civil Society 
There is no textbook. Instructors will distribute handouts when necessary.  
Reference books may be introduced.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) VCR
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review the contents of each session carefully. Pay attention to related ongoing issues.
Participants are recommended to read the books and/or articles introduced by instructors during class. 
Requirements If you would like to take the on-demand course, please be sure to see the detailed information from the URL below in advance.
Grading Method Grading
Short comments for each session (300-500 Japanese words/each session) -20%
You have to submit the comments by Feb.13, 2023.

Multiple Choice Exam (50 questions)with the use of MS Forms-80%
You have to take that exam during the designated period (between Feb.9 and Feb.13, 2023) Details will be announced.
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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