Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 10000202 Subject Classification Advanced Seminar
Subject Name 展開ゼミ(木育入門A ~木育セミナーに参加してみよう~)
Subject Name
テンカイゼミ(モクイクニュウモンA モクイクセミナーニサンカシテミヨウ)
Subject Name in
Advanced Seminar(Introduction to Mokuiku A -Participation in the Mokuiku seminars-)
キムラ アキタカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:See Momiji Website for the detail.(Higashi-Hiroshima Campus)
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
Eligible Students All Faculties, All Grades
Keywords Mokuiku, Forest, Wood, Manufacturing. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
The "Advanced Seminar" will be held to give students opportunities to practically utilize their comprehensive knowledge to create new value and solve problems in society, based on their learning in the "Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students". It is designed for students to cultivate problem-finding and problem-solving skills through the study and discussion of cutting-edge topics and hands-on learning in small classes that transcend school and grade boundaries, and to develop challenge, presentation, and leadership skills. 
Expected OutcomeIn combination with the "Introduction to University Education" and the "Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students", students are expected to:
1. Form an independent learning attitude
2. Improve their problem-finding and problem-solving skills
3. Improve their logical and critical thinking skills
4. Improve their reading comprehension, expression, presentation, and discussion skills
5. Improve their communication and leadership skills 
Class Objectives
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The purpose of this class is to consider the significance, problems, and future possibilities of Mokuiku through participation in the Mokuiku seminar. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Overview of wood and forests.
lesson2: Participation in seminar 1.
lesson3: Participation in seminar 2.
lesson4: Participation in seminar 3.
lesson5: Participation in seminar 4.
lesson6: Participation in seminar 5.
lesson7: Participation in seminar 6.
lesson8: Discussion and summary.


Classes are held on holidays in July and August, and during summer vacation. 
【Reference Books】
・田口浩継:森林親和運動としての木育 ものづくりの復権と森林化社会の実現、九州大学出版会、2017
・煙山泰子、西川栄明:木育の本 木とふれあい、木に学び、木と生きる。、北海道新聞社、2008 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Research the background, purpose, methods, and practice examples of Moikuiku in books and on the Internet. 
Grading Method All of the following conditions must be met.
(1) Attend two or more seminars.
(2) Submission of report.
Evaluation will be on a pass/fail basis only, and will not be on a 5-step evaluation. 
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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