Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life (Master's Course)
Lecture Code WA000201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 科学技術英語表現法
Subject Name
Subject Name in
English Presentation Methods in Science and Technology
ウエキ タツヤ,ワタナベ チホ,ヤスダ キョウタ,クメ カズノリ,ネヒラ タツオ,リアオ ローレンス マンザーノ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues5-8:ABS C314
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lectures are given online. Student's presentations are held either online or face-to-face. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Life Sciences
Eligible Students
Keywords Research presentation, Slide preparation, Poster preparation, English presentation 
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
In the lecture, fundamental concept and methods of science technology presentation in English will be acquired in three steps. First, a theory of presentation method in English is systematically explained in lectures. Second, based on the theory, some examples of presentations are actively analyzed. Finally, students themselves give presentation in English in practice. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance (overview and grouping)
lesson2 Lecture (How to learn scientific and technological English)
lesson3 Theory and analysis [1]
lesson4 Theory and analysis [2]
lesson5 Theory and analysis [3]
lesson6 Theory and analysis [4]
lesson7 Preparation and discussion
lesson8 Preparation and discussion
lesson9 Mid-term presentation session
lesson10 Mid-term presentation session
lesson11 Preparation and discussion
lesson12 Preparation and discussion
lesson13 Preparation and discussion
lesson14 Preparation and discussion
lesson15 Final presentation session

No exam will be done.

(all teachers for all lessons 1-15) 
Beginners' Scientific presentation in English (Japanese Book published in 2018 by Yodosha) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts, Slides 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1-6: Learn the presentation theory repeatedly and try to use it to analyze examples by others.
Lesson 7-15: Try to apply the theory and analysis for your presentations through preparation and group works. 
Grading Method Your grade will be based on activities in class meetings (40%), the mid-term (30%) and final (30%) presentations. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Giving good scientific presentations is always our lifetime subject. Let's learn together. 
Other The contents and schedule may be modified to improve the lectures. 
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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