Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Letters
Lecture Code BH001002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 地理学入門
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction to Geography
トモザワ カズオ,ゴトウ ヒデアキ,ゴトウ タクヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds5-8:LET B104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Basically face-to-face.
But due to the Covid-19, it's changeable. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 12 : Geography
Eligible Students 1st year
Keywords geography, beginning training 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Geography, Archaeology, and Cultural Heritage
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge of Geography, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
・Basic knowledge of Geography, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquisition of the research methods of Geography, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
By conducting field research and learning current research trends, acquire abilities to read maps and how to think.
Also,  professors specialized in geography will conduct lectures on the field. Also, hands-on training will be conducted 
Class Schedule Lesson1.  introduction
Lesson 2  Topics on human geography(1)
Lesson 3  Topics on human geography(2)
Lesson 4  Topics on human geography(3)
Lesson 5  Topics on human geography(4)
Lesson 6  Topics on human geography(5)
Lesson 7  Topics on human geography(6)
Lesson 8  Topics on human geography(7)
Lesson 9  Topics on human geography(8)
Lesson 10  Topics on human geography(9)
Lesson 11  Physical geographical topics(1)
Lesson 12  Physical geographical topics(2)
Lesson 13  Physical geographical topics(3)
Lesson 14  Physical geographical topics(4)
Lesson15 Wrap-up

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Four professors in the geography fileds will give lecures in omnibus form 
photocopies of research papers and distributed materials by instructors 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts,Visual materials ,Power Point 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Follow instructions by teachers 
Grading Method Particpation in discussions and reports 
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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