Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AHH11001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 芸術文化論演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Seminar in Art and Culture
クワジマ ヒデキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Thur5-8:IAS A704
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Basically face-to-face Seminars: Trainings for Presentation, Chairing, Discussion, and Summarizing/Facilitating.
★In case of re-spread of covid-19, we might change the way into Online(simultaneous interactive).

Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Cultural Studies
Eligible Students All Grades (including All Grades Graduate Students as a Observer)
Keywords Aesthetics and Art Theory, Academic Way of Presentation, Discussion, Facilitation, and Summarizing etc. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
In addition to acquiring foundational knowledge and ways of thinking in aesthetics and art theory, to aim for improvement of the skills in academic research, writing, presentation, and facilitation etc. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Abilities and Skills)
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class will be designed to acquire the advanced research skills on "Presentation", "Chairing a Session", "Making Questions or Comments", and "Summarizing", in particular focusing on the Humanities relating to Arts and Sensibility etc. 
Class Schedule lesson1:  Introduction
lesson2:  Deciding the Order of the Presentation(hopefully about the Subjects relating to Aesthetics, Art Culture, Religious Art etc.)
lesson3:  1. Presentation: SrtudentA
           2. Chairing the Session: StudentB(After the class StudentB will have to writing a "Protcol" about the session.)

lesson4:  1. Summarizing the Previous Presentation: StudentB
           2. Presentation: SrtudentC
          3. Chairing the Session: StudentD(After the class StudentD will have to writing a "Protocol" about the session.)

lesson5:  1. Summarizing the Previous Presentation: StudentD
           2. Presentation: SrtudentE
           3. Chairing the Session: StudentF(After the class StudentF will have to writing a "Protocol" about the session.)
lesson6:  To Repeat the Process Above(depending the number of the participants)
lesson7:  To Repeat the Process Above
lesson8:  To Repeat the Process Above
           (Introduction of the Participants to the Academic Conference or Meeting 1: ※It depends on the schedule of that year.)
lesson9:   To Repeat the Process Above
lesson10:  To Repeat the Process Above
lesson11:  To Repeat the Process Above
lesson12:  To Repeat the Process Above
          (Introduction of the Participants to the Academic Conference or Meeting 1: ※It depends on the schedule of that year.)
lesson13:  To Repeat the Process Above
lesson14:  To Repeat the Process Above
lesson15:  Conclusion: Final Advice 
Handouts will be provided every class. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) ・AV
・Facilitating and Summary Writing in Japanese 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 3-14:  To try to Making Questions and Comments about the Presentation. 
Grading Method Active Participation in Classes (100%):
  Breakdown: 1. More than 80% Completion of In-Class .
                       2. Making a Preseataion: more than 1
                       3. Charing a Session: more than 1
                       4. Writing and Providing a Protcol: more than 1 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Referring to the careers: Chief of the Council of Municipal Art Museum, Former Chief of the Cultural Advisory Panel in Higashi-hiroshima City etc., the class discussion will be managed positively.  
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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