Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11031001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name Global Issues Towards Peace B
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Global Issues Towards Peace B
タツカワ ケイソウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon5-8:IAS J101 CALL
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Discussion, Presentation 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 21 : Peace Education
Eligible Students First year students
Keywords Peace, International cooperation, Human rights, Mutually caring society 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Related Programs 
Class Status within
General Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
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We will discuss many issues related to peace, international cooperation, human rights, and a mutually caring society in English. You are expected to acquire a lot of knowledge and sharp awareness about these global issues and also to improve your English for understanding and discussing those topics.  
Class Schedule lesson1: Orientation (negative peace vs. positive peace & impact of wars)
lesson2: Atomic Weapons: Hiroshima
lesson3: Internment: Japanese Camps in North-America after Pearl Harbor
lesson4: Discussion and presentations on the above topic
lesson5: Education and Gender: Creating Opportunities for Learning
lesson6: Discussion and presentations on the above topic
lesson7: Landmines: Demining in Afghanistan and Cambodia
lesson8: Discussion and presentations on the above topic
lesson9: Refugees: Life in a Refugee Camp and International Refugee Law
lesson10: Discussion and presentations on the above topic
lesson11: Nobel Prize Laureates (1)
lesson12: Nobel Prize Laureates (2)
lesson13: Discussion and presentations on the above topic
lesson14: Preparing for the field trip/the study tour
lesson15: Visiting the field trip site (Submitting the report on the field trip)

Submitting a report on the field trip site you choose 
『Global Issues Towards Peace DVD で学ぶ共存社会―グローバル時代を考える』 Keiso Tatsukawa, Walter Davies. Kenji Tagashira. Goro Yamamoto, Fuyuko Takita NAN’UN-DO、2014 ISBN978-4-523-17741-8 
PC or AV used in
DVD、CD、Projector、Material display camera 
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Preparation and
You are expected to work on an assignment before class every week. You can get necessary information or materials on the Internet or from other sources such as books newspapers or journals. 
Requirements This course is basically conducted in English. You need to be able to understand different social or global issues and express your ideas in English. (You should have passed Eiken 2nd grade or have got more than 550 in TOEIC.) The capacity for this course is 20 students. If more than 20 students apply for the course, then the registered students for the Global Peace Leadership Program are given priority for the entry.  
Grading Method Your class participation and performance, including presentations (70%),Assignment report (30%). Visiting a peace related facility or monument and submitting a report is absolutely necessary. The report must be written in English. 
Message Please nurture a peace-loving mind and heart participating in the course. 
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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