Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11014001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name 環境と平和
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Environment and Peace
ナカツボ タカユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon1-4:Online
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Details on how to take the course and the course materials will be posted in moodle, so please access moodle to check before the first class.
Be sure to watch the video material between periods 1-4 on Mondays. However, in order to allow time for review, the deadline for quizzes will be 23:59 on Monday. 
Credits 2.0 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) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students
Keywords Food issues, Climate change, Biodiversity, Natural resources, SDGs 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
To provide students with the opportunity to think about peace from various perspectives, such as war/conflict, the abolition of nuclear weapons, poverty, starvation, population growth, the environment, education and culture, and thereby to deepen their un 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to think about peace from multiple perspectives and express their own opinions.
2. To understand and be able to explain various factors that prevent peace and the complex aspects involved, including conflicts between ideology and reality. 
Class Objectives
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Degradation of environment and depletion of natural resources are among the factors that threaten peaceful human life. This class aims to provide basic knowledge of  environmental issues in relation to peace of the world. 
Class Schedule lesson1・2: Introduction, Food supply and consumption (T. Nakatsubo)
lesson3・4: Water resources (A. Sasaki)
lesson5・6: Climate change (T. Nakatsubo)
lesson7・8: Biodiversity (T. Nakatsubo)
lesson9.10: Mining resources (T. Nakatsubo)
lesson11・12: Fishery resources (T. Nakatsubo)
lesson13・14: How to obtain reliable information (A. Sasaki)
lesson15:  Environment and economy (T. Nakatsubo)

This lecture is provided by T. Nakatusbo and A. Sasaki 
No requied textbook.   
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Essential slide files will be provided through moodle. 
Requirements The theme of homework, short test, handouts and other essential information will be provided through moodle.   
Grading Method Short test / Homework 60%, report on peace 30%, participation 10%.
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other You are required to submit a report entitled "My Approach to Peace" as a common assignment for Peace Science Courses. When you fail to submit the report, the credit will not be given.
【the period of the report submitting】
The 2nd term course--> from July 3rd to July 10th
The 3rd term course--> from October 30th to November 6th
The 4th term course--> from December 25th to January 15th
Night program course--> according to the direction of the teachers
See the link below for further details.
【In the case of the number of applicants exceeds the capacity of the course, a computerized random drawing will be held.】 
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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