Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
Lecture Code WMJ61701 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 持続可能地域論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Studies on Sustainable Regional Development
アサノ トシヒサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri1-4:IAS A704
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture-oriented class.
Discussion by students.
Language to be used in the lecture is only Japanese. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 12 : Geography
Eligible Students Graduate school student
Keywords Sustainability, human geography, environmetal movement
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
From the viewpoint of geography, we consider the meaning of regional sustainability; we also discuss what is required for sustainable community improvement 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction
lesson2: What is “sustainability” that students consider (discussion)
lesson3: Environmental issues and citizen movement (lecture 1)
lesson4: Environmental issues and citizen movement (lecture 2)
lesson5: Environmental issues and citizen movement (lecture 3)
lesson6: Environmental Issues and Citizen Movement (discussion)
lesson7: Wise use of wetland (lecture)
lesson8: Wise use of wetland (discussion)
lesson9: Coexistence with wildlife (lecture 1)
lesson10: Coexistence with wildlife (lecture 2)
lesson11: Coexistence with wildlife (lecture 3)
lesson12: Coexistence with wildlife (discussion)
lesson13: Higashi-hiroshima Eco Museum (lecture)
lesson14: Higashi-hiroshima Eco Museum (discussion)
lesson15: Discussion and Conclusion

Some reports. No examination 
Books will be introduced when necessary. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Check your notes.
Read the books introduced in the class.
See the Japanese Syllabus. 
Grading Method Some reports. No examination.
See the Japanese syllabus. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other The class will be taught in Japanese. 
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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