Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WC102217 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 食品生命科学特別演習B
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Exercises in Food andAgriLife Science B
ホソノ ケンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Seminar, Discussion, Presentation, Fieldwork 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students 1st grade of graduate students
Keywords food resource economics, rural agriculture organization, rural strategy, marketing 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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Student can get competence to extract problems of agriculture and fisheries in Japan by field work, and to solve them with analyzing from socio-economic view point. 
Class Schedule In order to extract problems of agriculture and fisheries concretely,
We will study about
1) researching rural situations by field work,
2) reporting the result of research in our seminar,
3) examining the solution about each problem by discussion,
4) making summery of each discussion and considering about the method to solve each problem.
The examples of research fields that you can take are followings,
1) Ini village in Akiota town (one of the 100 selections of Japan's terrace paddy fields)
2) Yutaka town in Kure city (the famous producing area of "Ocho Mikan" mandarins)
3) Shiraki town and Numata town in Hiroshima city (the urban agricultural area in Hiroshima)
4) Sera town (establishing network by agriculture-related activities)
5) Setoda town (the famous producing area of "Setoda Mikan" mandarins)
6) Osakikamijima town (famous for accepting educational trips with rural experiences)
7) Mirasaka town in Miyoshi city (producing rural commodities by domestic cooperation in this town)
8) And others.


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PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC, projector, documents. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
You have to know about outlines of your research fields before you visit. 
Grading Method Your presentations in this seminar. 
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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