Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L0015002 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name フィールド科学演習
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Seminar in Field Science
オオツカ ススム,コンドウ ユウスケ,クロカワ ユウゾウ,セオ アイラ,スズキ ナオキ,パナッキュール サムバン アニーシュ,ナカグチ カズミツ,カトウ アキ,ヤマグチ シュウヘイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues1-2,Thur1-2:ABS C303
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lectures in rooms/field works using University farms, Toyoshiomaru and Takehara Station. If COVID-19 is still prevalent, a special kind of classes will be held. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students freshmen
Keywords Field science, biodiversity, sustainable utilization, Satoumi, Satoyama,Practical work experience, SDG 14, SDG 15 
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)
Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge and understanding required for studying the expertise

Applied Animal and Plant Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Ability for comprehensive and crossdisciplinary thinking and knowledge / understandings required to see a phenomena from a broad, top-down perspective and to take action for solving problems regarding the specialized area.
・Basic knowledge and understanding required for acquiring expertise

・Knowledge and understanding regarding the mechanism of animal and plant production in fields and relation between animals and the human society and natural environment.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Basic experimentation abilities and skills required for acquiring expertise

(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to identify issues that he/she should pursue for a specific phenomenon related to animal and plant production, organize his/her own opinion, logically publish them orally and/or in writing, and discuss the topic

Food Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge and understanding required for acquiring expertise

Molecular Agro-Life Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge and understanding required for acquiring expertise

Applied Biological Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Basic knowledge and understanding required for acquiring expertise 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Understanding of conservation of biodiversity and sustainable utilization of natural resources in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. 
Class Schedule 1,2) What is Satoumi? (field trip and lecture: Ohtsuka, Kato, Kondo, Aneesh)
3) Modern issues of marine ecosystems (Ohtsuka, Aneesh)
4,5) Marine ecosystems in Satoumi (Kondo, Ohtsuka, Aneesh)
6,7) Diversity and environmental biolody of macroalgae (Kato)
8) Relationships between human beings and animals (Tanida, Seo)
9) What is an idea "Alternative" in terrestrial fields? (Tanida, Kurokawa, Seo)
10,11) What is farm? (Tanida, Kurokawa, Seo, Suzuki)
12) Visit to University farm (Tanida, Kurokawa, Seo, Suzuki)
13,14,15) Field trips in Seto Inland Sea with TRV Toyoshiomaru (Nakaguchi, Yamaguchi) 
Toward SDGs; Introduction to Biological Production  (Kyoritsu Shuppan, Co., Ltd, Japan, 2021) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) References and original texts will be given at each class. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Wide varieties of classes and field works will be given. So you have to join guidance in advance. 
Requirements Parts of field trips will be held during summer and winter holidays.
Although this class is carried out during Term 3, you have to register yourself in April in advance at the student office. 
Grading Method Solution of study assignment given from each teacher (60); eagerness in field works (40). 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it A part of practices conducted by lecturers with licenses of veterinarians and seaman's competency. 
Message Reconsider our life, global environments and SDGs through this class. Classes may be carried out partly in English upon request. 
Other This class is partly carried out by those who has experience in the fields. Classes 10-12 and 13-15 are carried out by staff members with licenses of veterinarian and seaman's competency, respectively. 
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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