2019 Colloquium on Applied Chemistry II

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Applied Chemistry Course(Chemical Engineering)
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Course description and aims

[Summary of the course] Colloquium on Applied Chemistry I and II provide the students with the opportunities of oral presentations, questions, and discussion on the independent research project in their laboratory. Literature search and preparation of logical presentation on the original papers will be guided by the academic supervisor(s). The presentation, asking and answering questions, and discussion will be performed in each laboratory. Colloquium on Applied Chemistry II focuses on literature search and presentation of advanced and updated subjects.
[Aim of the course] The educational program of this university consists of (1) the coursework based on the systematic curriculum and (2) the laboratory education characterized by the tutorial guidance. Active learning is strongly encouraged in the Colloquium on Applied Chemistry I and II, which are the core subjects of the laboratory education. In these courses, students acquire (1) skills of literature search and their analysis, and (2) ability of understanding research, (3) linguistic ability, (4) skills of preparation of presentation, (5) presentation skills, and (6) ability of asking and answering questions / discussion, through the presentations of their own and of other students.

Student learning outcomes

Students will acquire the following abilities in stages by completing Colloquium on Applied Chemistry I and II:
(1) Ability to investigate the original papers about the specific research theme in the field of applied chemistry
(2) Ability to compile the collected original papers and make logical presentation materials
(3) Ability to understand and reply questions for the presentation accurately
(4) Ability to understand the presentation of other students accurately
(5) Ability to perform answering questions and discussion toward the presentation of other students


original papers, biblographic survey, making presentation materials, oral presentation, answering questions, discussion, laboratory-based education

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

Classes are held at the academic supervisor's laboratory. The course schedule will be determined through discussions held among students and the academic supervisor. In some cases, multiple laboratories may choose to hold classes jointly.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 To be announced by each laboratory. To be announced by each laboratory.


Specified by the academic supervisor as necessary.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Specified by the academic supervisor as necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed by accomplishment of the study at laboratory, presentation materials, and participation in discussion in accordance with the student learning outcomes (1)-(5).

Related courses

  • ZUI.A351 : Colloquium on Applied Chemistry I
  • ZUI.Z389 : Graduation Thesis

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

(1) Students must be a member of one of the laboratories in Department of Applied Chemistry (old curriculum).
(2) Students must have successfully completed undergraduate major courses in department of Chemical Science and Engineering (200-level to 300-level) or have equivalent knowledge.

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