2017 Dojo for Science and Engineering: Group Work S

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Academic unit or major
Academy for Global Leadership
Instructor(s)
Saito Yoshio  Undecided 
Course component(s)
Exercise     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
AGL.D631
Credits
2
Academic year
2017
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2017/4/3
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

In succession to the Introduction, Dojo for Science and Engineering: Group Work S aims to enhance students' abilities such as recognition of problems in globalized society, skills and attitude for solving the social problems, and those for leading the innovation based on the development of science and technology that brings a new value to the society, and to cultivate the ability to take action at the same time.
Students make groups by themselves based on the recognized social problem, create ideas that solve the social problems repeatedly in collaboration with other students, propose the sophisticated idea to the society, and acquire experiences in receiving feedback. The abilities enhanced in this course, such as abilities of communication, consensus building and the ability to take action, are expected to be effective for improving the research activities in the major field.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
(1) Propose the practical ideas for creating innovation by utilizing the skills and knowledge of the major field.
(2) Explicate the ideas properly, and build consensus in the group by respecting the opinion of others.
(3) Improve the proposing idea appropriately based on feedback from the society.
(4) Accomplish the group work as the project.

Keywords

Saito Dojo: Group work, Mono-Tukuri, Design and manufacturing, Entrepreneurship

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Process of classes depends on the character of Dojo and the theme of each class, but generally it consists of problem setting by the students' group, presentation of ideas for innovation creation, assessment and improvement of the ideas by the feedback from the society, and the discussion among the groups or with the external experts.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Saito Dojo:Orientation of course and guidance of group work Saito Dojo: Understand the objectives.
Class 2 Saito Dojo: Explanation of subjects and free discussion of subjects Saito dojo: Understand the objectives and goal of subject.
Class 3 Saito Dojo:Finding a subjects and grouping Saito dojo: Understand the aim of group and role of member
Class 4 Saito dojo: Discussion of group target Saito dojo: Significance of subject
Class 5 Saito dojo:Group work for critical thinking Saito dojo: Critical thinking
Class 6 Saito dojo:Group work for critical thinking Saito dojo: Critical thinking
Class 7 Saito dojo:Group work for critical thinking Saito dojo: Critical thinking
Class 8 Saito dojo:Middle-term discussion and reviewing by each group Saito dojo: Discussion and reviewing
Class 9 Saito dojo: Group work for reviewing and re-designing Saito dojo: Reviewing and re-designing
Class 10 Saito dojo: Group work for practical problem-solving Saito dojo: Problem-solving
Class 11 Saito dojo: Group work for practical problem-solving Saito dojo: Problem-solving
Class 12 Saito dojo: Group work for practical problem-solving Saito dojo: Problem-solving
Class 13 Saito dojo: Group work for practical problem-solving Saito dojo: Problem-solving
Class 14 Saito dojo: Group work for summaries and preparation Saito dojo: Summarize
Class 15 Saito dojo: Presentation of Group works and mutual evaluation Saito dojo: Presentation and evaluation

Textbook(s)

Course materials are provided during class.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Course materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on the achievement of the learning outcomes such as proposing the practical ideas for creating innovation, consensus building in the group, dealing with the feedback from the society and so on, as well as on the rationality of discussion and contribution of collaboration work.

Related courses

  • AGL.D651 : Dojo for Science and Engineering: Completion Projects A
  • AGL.D652 : Dojo for Science and Engineering: Completion Projects B
  • AGL.D653 : Dojo for Science and Engineering: Completion Projects C
  • AGL.D654 : Dojo for Science and Engineering: Completion Projects D

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

Students must have successfully completed either of the Dojo for Science and Engineering: Introduction A - D.

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