2022 EPS Career Development J

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Earth and Planetary Sciences
Okuzumi Satoshi 
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Media-enhanced courses
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Intensive ()  
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Course description and aims

Earth and planetary science is an interdisciplinary field, and graduates of Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences are expected to be active in various fields in society. For these purposes, it is indispensable to develop skills to plan their own career and transmit their research results to society. In this course, students will make and carry out a plan for the development of these skills by themselves.

Student learning outcomes

Students will be asked to propose their learning goals by themselves.


career development

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Students who want to enroll the course should contact the instructor before course registration. Submit a learning proposal to the instructor before you start learning activities, and submit an activity report as soon as you finish the activities. For more details, see the course guide whose link can be found at: http://www.geo.titech.ac.jp/en/education.php

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Examples of suitable learning activities include, but not limited to: - plan and organize a career seminar by inviting guests who are active in related fields with earth and planetary sciences - plan and organize an outreach activity to give research results back to a community - participate in a training seminar organized by a science museum Plan, carry out, and evaluate your own learning activities by yourself.



Reference books, course materials, etc.


Assessment criteria and methods

Based on your learning proposal and activity report. The instructor will evaluate if your proposal clearly defines your learning goals and if your report clearly describes your self-evaluation of the learning activities.

Related courses

  • EPS.C629 : Cutting Edge Topics in Earth and Planetary Sciences J
  • EPS.C659 : EPS Tutorial J

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

Enrollment is limited to students majoring in Earth and Planetary Sciences. Students who want to enroll the course should contact the instructor before course registration.

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