This two-quarter long course is designed to give students basic knowledge in their field through reading of academic papers and discussions.
This course facilitates students' understanding of the research process with opportunities to read academic papers.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Prepare an overview of previously conducted research, identify issues, and propose a solution.
2) Acquire the oral competence necessary to make presentations in Japanese and/or English, articulate views/ideas/findings, etc., and debate effectively.
academic paper, English reading, academic presentation
|✔ Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Classes are held at the academic supervisor’s laboratory. The course schedule will be determined through discussions held among students and the academic supervisor. Check with your academic supervisor.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||To be announced by each laboratory.||To be announced by each laboratory.|
Students will be assessed on their understanding of the given academic paper, and their ability to explain and defend what the paper says.