Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11040001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name 広島大学のめざす国際平和
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Hiroshima university's Initiatives for International Peace
コミヤマ ミチオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon1-4:IAS K101
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Detailed information will be given at the first lecture or via My momiji. 
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
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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Learn the history of Hiroshima University and learn about the role of Hiroshima in international society. Through that learning, You will present your own opinion on the semantic content of ambiguous "peace" and its way. 
Class Schedule lesson1:Guidance
lesson2:Hiroshima University Prehistory 1 Predecessor Schools 1
lesson3:Hiroshima University Prehistory 2 Predecessor Schools 2
lesson4:Atomic Bomb and Damage of Predecessor Schools
lesson5:Hiroshima Historical Heritage Tour 1
lesson6:Hiroshima Historical Heritage Tour 2
lesson7:Hiroshima University People's Peace Initiative 1
lesson8:Hiroshima University People's Peace Initiative 2
lesson9:University Conflict 1
lesson10:University Conflict 2 Testimony of the Same Era
lesson11:University Reform and Integrated Relocation
lesson12:National University Incorporation and Hiroshima University
lesson13:Hiroshima University's efforts for internationalization
lesson14:Hiroshima University Group Work in the International Community
lesson15:At the End

Group results presentation

Request to submit a comment form every class day 
Distribute prints created by lecturers, and introduce references as appropriate.
No textbook is specified, but it is desirable to subscribe to the following two books.
・広島大学50年史編集委員会,広島大学文書館編『広島大学の50年』広島大学出版会 平成19年9月発行 定価本体1,142円+税 ISBN978-4-903068-08-4
・広島大学文書館編『証言 大学紛争 危機的状況に対する広島大学教職員の記録』現代史料出版 平成20年9月発行 定価本体2,400円+税 ISBN978-4-87785-183-5 
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Preparation and
It is recommended that you obtain a map in Hiroshima city and a guidebook in Hiroshima and read carefully in advance. 
Grading Method Regarding comprehension of understanding about Hiroshima and peace, based on the participation degree (about 40%) in the class including group discussion, the monument visit report on peace (about 20%), the final report (group presentation about 40%) evaluate. However, for people who do not submit a monument visit report on peace, no credit in lecture will be given. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message I hope that you will deepen your understanding of Hiroshima and Japan that have been belong and learned and will serve as an opportunity to think deeply about the significance of that. 
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 credits will not be awarded.
【Period of the report submission】
The 1st term course--> from April 30th to May 13th
The 2nd term course--> from July 1st to July 8th
The 3rd term course--> from October 28th to November 7th
Night program course--> Follow teachers’ instructions
See the link below for further details.
In case the number of registered students exceed the upper limit, a computerized random selection will be carried out. 
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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