Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Common Graduate Courses (Doctoral Course)
Lecture Code 8E050302 Subject Classification Common Graduate Courses
Subject Name Seeking Universal Peace
Subject Name
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Seeking Universal Peace
トモツグ シンスケ,ヤマネ タツオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Thur9-10:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
・Online lecture: You don't have to come to the classroom. Just participate in class through the web according to the originally arranged time frame (Thu. 16:20-)
・Application Tool:
-MS Teams
-MS Forms
-MS One Drive
-Other (TBA if necessary)
・Starting Day: April 14 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students
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. 
Criterion referenced
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: (April 14) Introduction: How do we explain the concept of universal peace? (Tomotsugu)
lesson2: (April 21) Experience of the Atomic Bombing and Colonial Science (Tomotsugu)
lesson3: (April 28) Environmental Degradation and Conflict (Tomotsugu)
lesson4: (May 2) Conflict and Peace 1 (Yamane)(Make-up Class)
lesson5: (May 12) Consideration of HIROSHIMA, Environment, and Conflict(Yamane)
lesson6: (May 19) Conflict and Peace 2 (Yamane)
lesson7: (May 26) Your speciality and Peace(Yamane)
lesson8: (June 2) Concluding lecture (Tomotsugu)

Final Report(Due June 9 through Bb9).
Detail will be announced in lecture. 
There is no textbook. Instructors will distribute handouts when necessary.  
Reference books may be introduced.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Power Point Slide, PC, VCR, etc. 
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 1. Instructor(s) will take attendance using MS Forms. Please fill in the form during a specified time frame (TBA) in each session. We do not intend to evaluate your performance by attendance per se; however, you lose eligibility for submitting your final report if you are just absent five times and more without good reason and reasonable explanation.

2. There may some group discussion in some sessions (with the use of Brake-out room). 
Grading Method Final Report100% 
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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