Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L9809001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name (AIMS) Insect Science
Subject Name
(Katakana)
Subject Name in
English
(AIMS) Insect Science
Instructor KAWAI KOUICHIROU
Instructor
(Katakana)
カワイ コウイチロウ
Campus   Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte
Lesson Style Lecture/Practical Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
This class comprises lectures, samplings and experiments. 
Credits 3.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students AIMS-HU incoming students
Keywords insect, taxonomy, morphology, physiology, utilization 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand basic concepts on taxonomy, morphology, evolution, physiology, ecology, management and utilization of insects. 
Class Schedule lesson1
Introduction
lesson2
Sampling of terrestrial and aquatic insects
lesson3
Taxonomy
lessons4
Preparation and identification of insect specimens
lesson5
Analyses of insect communities
lesson6
Evolution
lessons7
Morphology
lessons8
Midterm. exam.
lesson9
Ecology
lesson10
Physiology
lesson11
Biochemistry
lesson12
Pest control
lesson13
Human disease agents
lesson14
Industrial utilization
lesson15
Final exam. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Encyclopedia of insects 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) Lecture using powerpoint, video and prints, field sampling and laboratory experiments. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
To understand handout and study on related matters in advance. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Midterm exam.:20%, Final exam.:40%, Experiment report 40% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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