Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 10000217 Subject Classification Advanced Seminar
Subject Name 展開ゼミ(認知症にやさしい公共図書館の活動に参加してみよう)
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Advanced Seminar(Let's take part in the activities of a public library that is friendly to older persons with dementia.)
ハナオカ ヒデアキ,カネコ フミコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Year
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Year) Inte:See Momiji Website for the detail.(Kasumi Campus)
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Participants will participate in activities held at the public library on the theme of dementia on weekends, and will have discussions later. 
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
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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Participants will participate in activities on the theme of dementia held in public libraries, and will discuss the city, environment and support for the elderly with dementia. Specifically, the faculty in charge will explain the elderly with dementia and lifestyle disorders. Next, the participants learn in advance about the contents related to this class and share the contents with the whole. Then, they will participate in actual activities in public libraries, and discuss the issues and solutions to be tackled later. 
Class Schedule The 1st: Orientation
2nd: Dementia Elderly people and library use
3-7th: Participation in activities of public libraries
The 8th: General Discussion
【reference book】
Yusuke Kakei: 認知症世界の歩き方.Writes Publishing, Inc.,2021
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In the first and second sessions, we will explain the outline and purpose of this class and basic knowledge for participating in future activities. After that, I would like you to self-study the subject matter and participate in the library activities. 
Requirements Due to the space of the venue, the number of participants is limited to 10.
In addition to the Student Education and Research Accident Accident Insurance, you must also be enrolled in the Gakken Accident Incidental Liability Insurance.
Please use public transportation for safety.
Grading Method Participation in all of the following is a condition of the grade evaluation.
(a) To participate in activities conducted in the library.
(b) Submit a report on the theme of this activity.
(c) Participants shall participate in the overall discussion based on the 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  
Other The contents of this class may be changed as necessary. 
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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