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Group Work Practice I

On-Site Practice

2019/8/8

As one of the GRM courses, Group Work Practice I has been held on the spring semester. Students received the lectures about water supply of Kyoto and water quality of Lake Biwa. In addition, they visited Kyoto and Shiga and researched the issue to be solved for improving the water supply of Kyoto. Based on the result of the questionnaire survey, they have been discussed the current situations/conditions of water supply system and conducted the final group presentation.

【Theme】
Water supply of Kyoto and Water quality of Lake Biwa

【Group work】
Find the issue to be solved for improving the water supply of Kyoto. Discussion has to be made with the fact on the current situations/conditions of water supply system and the result from your questionnaire survey. Show some possible solutions if possible.

【Guest Speakers】
Dr. Shinji Ide: School of Environmental Science, the University of Shiga Prefecture
Dr. Mitsuaki Ueda: Criminology Research Center, Ryukoku University

【Schedule】
SessionDateTopicInstructor
1Apr 9Introduction/Water resource engineeringDr. Takashi Okamoto
2Apr 16Geological features of Kyoto and ShigaDr. Akira Hayashida
1’Apr 23Group work InstructionDr. Takashi Okamoto
3May 7Water QualityDr. Yoriko Yokoo
4May 21Water TreatmentDr. Satoshi Akao
5May 25Site Visit (Lake Biwa Museum, Kosei Terminal Treatment Center)Dr. Akira Hayashida
Dr. Takashi Okamoto
6May 31Water use and conflictDr. Eiji Oyamada
7Jun 4Use of waterDr. Motoi Wada
8Jun 11Site Visit (Water supply facility in Kyoto)Dr. Motoi Wada
Dr. Takashi Okamoto
9Jun 14Environmental Policies & Social Movement for Lake Biwa IDr. Shinji Ide
(Guest Speaker)
10Jun 21Environmental Policies & Social Movement for Lake Biwa IIDr. Shinji Ide
(Guest Speaker)
11・12Jul 2Introduction of research method
Basic theories for making questionnaire
Dr. Mitsuaki Ueda
(Guest Speaker)
13Jul 9Questionnaire sheet constructionDr. Mitsuaki Ueda
14Jul 16Analysis of survey resultsDr. Mitsuaki Ueda
15Jul 25PresentationFaculty members
Note: Group work instruction will be provided to the students on April 23 as session 1’.