2018 Transdisciplinary studies 16:Science and Technology in Society (Leadership)

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Academic unit or major
Tokyo Tech Academy for Leadership
Instructor(s)
Kawana Shinji  Nakano Tamio  Isozaki Kenichiro  Kokubun Koichiro  Nakajima Takeshi 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed3-4()  
Group
-
Course number
TAL.L431
Credits
1
Academic year
2018
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2018/9/19
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

In this course, we examine the way of "science and technology and society" through dialogue between science and technology and liberal arts.
Specifically, consider problems such as R&D, project management, science and technology policy, collaboration between industry, academia and government.
Classes consists of lectures by practitioners and ILA faculty members, and dialogues among students.

Student learning outcomes

Students will understand the prospects and issues of research and development in Japan, and cultivate insight into human beings and society, which is indispensable for implementation of science and technology.

Keywords

science and technology, R&D, collaboration between industry, academia and government, science and technology policy

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

It consist of three topics, (1) AI × literature, (2) life science × philosophy, (3) university × security.
There are two classes for each topic.
The first is a lecture by lecturers, the second is a dialog between students. The progress of the dialogue is done by the ILA faculty.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 guidance none
Class 2 Overview: Science technology and liberal arts at the present none
Class 3 topic1: AI (Artificial Intelligence) × literature none
Class 4 dialogue reviewing the last class
Class 5 topic 2: life science × philosophy none
Class 6 dialogue reviewing the last class
Class 7 topic 3: university × security none
Class 8 dialogue reviewing the last class

Textbook(s)

none

Reference books, course materials, etc.

none

Assessment criteria and methods

Assessment will be based on exercises done in each class.
commitment: 30%
reaction paper: 70%

Related courses

  • LAH.T409 : Transdisciplinary studies 9:Science, Technology and Society:Basic

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

This course is open to ToTAL students only.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Shinji KAWANA
shinji.kawana[at]ila.titech.ac.jp

About ToTAL, please contact ToTAL office:
total.jim[at]total.titech.ac.jp

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