Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences (Master’s Course)
Lecture Code TB000187 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 特別演習
Subject Name
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フジイ マキコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Inte
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords English journal club, impact factor, Cell biology, Molecular Biology, Oncology, Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering, etc. 
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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Critical reading of a journal article could be difficult, especially for students just starting out the research. We provide English journal club, in which each student can choose and present  the article of their own interest. We recommend that the article should have at least 10 impact factor or more, and have been recently published. We share the hot topics with people from different research field in a relaxing atmosphere, which makes everyone easy to ask many questions.
Purpose of the class:
1. Acquisition of critical appraisal skills.
2. Promoting critical thinking.
3. Improvement in reading habits.
4. Improvement of group participation, presentation and communication skills.
5. Development of research techniques, research communication and researching skills.
6. Improvement of paper writing and publishing skills. 
Class Schedule lesson1
The class will be held once in every 2 weeks 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) computer 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Journal article to be read will be distributed to the members several days before the class. It is also important for the audience to read and prepare for the deep interpretation of the article. 
Requirements None 
Grading Method Attitude toward class participation and quality of presentation 
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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