Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A).
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants |
Applied veterinary science
|Research Institution||THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO |
KARAKI Hideaki Guraduate school of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Veterinary, 大学院・農学生命科学研究科, 教授 (60011912)
SHIRAHATA Keiiti Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology, Prof., 獣医学部, 教授 (90003110)
TANEIKE Tetsuro Rakuno Gakuen University, Veterinary Pharmacology, Prof., 獣医学部, 教授 (30048110)
TOKURIKI Mikihiko Yamaguti University, Veterinary Physiology, Prof., 農学部, 教授 (60012001)
TAYA Kazuyoshi Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Veterinary Physiology, Prof., 農学部, 教授 (60092491)
MIYAKE Youiti Iwate University, Veterinary Reproduction, Prof., 農学部, 教授 (20002256)
|Project Period (FY)
1999 – 2000
Completed (Fiscal Year 2000)
|Budget Amount *help
¥37,800,000 (Direct Cost: ¥37,800,000)
Fiscal Year 2000: ¥15,300,000 (Direct Cost: ¥15,300,000)
Fiscal Year 1999: ¥22,500,000 (Direct Cost: ¥22,500,000)
|Keywords||veterinary medicine / education / curriculum / self-evaluation|
The purpose of this study was to clarify the direction and method to improve the education of veterinary medicine in Japan. The major problems examined in this study are as follows.
(1) Purpose of the veterinary education, and its relationship to other field of science including animal breeding.
(2) Method of veterinary education, including curriculum, teaching methods, evaluation of accomplishment, thesis, quality and number of teachers, facilities and equipments, evaluation of education system from outside of the college.
(3) Urgent ways and means to improve undergraduate education in national, public and private universities.
(4) Urgent ways and means to improve education at the East and West United Graduate Schools.
(5) Establishment of self and external evaluation system for veterinary education.
(6) Methods for publicity of importance of veterinary education.
To perform this study, following investigations were practiced.
(1) The self-evaluation of all the veterinary colleges.
(2) Questionnaire to the high school students willing admission to the veterinary schools.
(3) Survey at the foreign veterinary schools.
Our conclusions are as follows.
We need a drastic improvement of our veterinary education system as follows.
(1) Increase in number of teachers per college.
(2) Reappraisal of the curriculum.
(3) Renewal of the teaching methods.
(4) Periodical practice of self-evaluation of education.
(5) Periodical evaluation of education by external intellectuals.