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1 Environmental Assessment Related Higher Education in Japan: What are the main sources/references for teaching? Nishikizawa, Shigeo Associate Prof., Dr. Eng Tokyo Institute of Technology TwoEA-M project seminar in Seoul Nov.30-Dec.1, 2009

2 Outline of Presentation Introduction EA teaching materials 1. Paper-based material Key textbooks (in Japanese) 2. TV-based (Visual) material The open universitys EA course (in Japanese) 3. Computer-based (operational) material EA navigator (English available) Future challenges for better EA education –what is lacking? 1

3 environmental ethics dispute resolution IT & ICT protection/mitigation measures Three Disciplines of EA Education prediction/evaluation public participation Engineering & Natural Science Law & Economics Planning & Policy HEP planning administration environmental management consensus building GIS CG facilitation environmental law environmental economics SEA EIA EA 2

4 . Paper-based material Key textbooks/ Technical manuals EA teaching materials 3

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6 Key Textbooks for EA teaching (in Japanese) Environmental Assessment, Harashina,S., open university press, 2000, 331p. EA for the Citizens, Shimazu,Y., NHK books, 1997, 228p. EA reader, Yanagi,K & Urago, S, gyosei, 2002, 177p. Strategic Environmental Assessment, Sadler, B., and Verheem, R., 1998, 219p. Strategic Environmental Assessment, Asano, N. edit., gyosei, 2009, 258p. History of EA in Japan, Japan Association of EA, JEAS, 2003, 253p. New stage of Environmental Planning & Policy, Harashina, S. edit., Iwanami shoten, 2007, 349p. Public Participation and Consensus Building, Harashina, S. edit., Gakugei publisher, 2005, 255p. EA & Environmental Planning/Policy EA system & law, Asano, N., Shinzan-sha, 1998, 257pp. Environmental Policy, Kurasaka, H., Shinzan-sha, 2008, 363pp. Environmental Law, Ootsuka, T., Yuuhikaku, 2006, 635pp. Environmental Economics, Ueda, K., Iwanami shoten, 1996, 220p. Law & Economics The Technical Guide of Prediction and Evaluation of EA, Ministry of Environment edit., MOF printing bureau, , natural impact ver./ ecological impact ver./ social impact ver. The Guide of HEP, Tanaka, A., Asakura shoten, 2006, 266p. Science & Engineering 5

7 Key Textbook of Japanese EA Environmental Assessment (revised version) The open university press, Harashina, S., 2000, 331pp. Tokyo tech. Okayama Univ. Nagasaki Univ. Univ. of Shiga pref. Tokyo Univ. of agri & tech. …etc Used at 16 Universities * sold 25,000 copies 6

8 Contents Chap. 1: Sustainable Development Chap. 2: What is EA? Chap. 3: Communication Chap. 4: Scoping Chap. 5-7: Impact prediction & evaluation Chap. 8: History of EA in Japan & Environmental ethics Chap. 9: Legal framework & case study (1): Japan Chap.10: Legal framework & case study (2): Foreign countries Chap.11. Public participation Chap.12. Environmental Dispute Resolution Chap.13. SEA Chap.14. Environmental Planning & EA Chap.15. Future challenges of EA 7

9 . TV-based (Visual) materials EA course by The open university of Japan EA teaching material 8

10 Broadcast lectures with textbooks Multiple, comprehensive Environmental courses EA Environmental Impact of Human activities Environmental engineering Environmental law …etc What is The Open University of Japan? 9

11 The Open University of Japan (http://www.u-air.ac.jp/eng/figures.html) 10

12 EA course provided by Open Univ. Overview 15 classes are broadcasted in every week in accordance with 15 chapters of the EA textbook Instructor: Prof. Harashina Target Students, Citizens, Project licensors Environmental Appraisers and Planners Featured case studies Fujimae Tidal Flat reclamation, 1999, Nagoya city, Aichi Pref world exposition, 2002, Seto city, Aichi Pref. And other advanced cases of domestic and foreign countries 11

13 . Computer–based materials EA navigator as EA learning system EA teaching material 12

14 What is EA Navigator? Overview EA Navigator is an application system, available on PC to provide basic/advanced/practical knowledge about EA. English version is based on Assess Suketto ( Japanese ver.) Supervisor: Prof. Emeritus SHIMAZU Target Developers, Citizens, Project licensors, Environmental Appraisers and Planners Featured case studies Fujimae case and 2005 Expo. case (see slide 11) Central Japan International Airport, 1998, Tokoname city, Aichi pref. Other advanced cases in domestic and foreign countries 13

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16 Other Case Studies in Japan for Teaching EA Reference (in Japanese) Selected 100 EA cases in Japan, Japan association of EA(JEAS), 2008 Noticeable case studies Kamigou redevelopment plan, 2007, Yokohama city, Kanagawa Nagano waste management plan, Chuusin area, Nagano 15

17 Better collaborative linkage between disciplines Future challenges for better EA education what is lacking? Developing available database Well organized curriculum map 16


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