In order to create an innovative idea and commercialization of the idea we need a collaboration among people with different background. An innovative idea will not be generated without an insight which comes from the close encounter of diversified opinions. In this class we present a theory of dialogue which elucidate insights and do the practice of communication. Besides, we will provide an opportunity to do project work for " creation of business for facilitation of active learning in primary and secondary education or workplace” in order to let students acquire project management skills.
By the end of this course, students will:
1. Have acquired fundamental knowledge about concept of insights and dialogue and communication.
2.Be able to make sequence of the dialogue to elucidate insights.
3.Have gained experience in project management among people with different backgrounds.
4. Have developed communication and presentation skills.
|Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Specialist skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
In the first part of this course, the instructor informs students the concept of communication or dialogue skills to elucidate insights and facilitation process for active learning in work place and how they are used in the leading edge educational practices in Japan and abroad. In the latter part, students are allocated to a group with primary school teachers in Ota-ku or business persons in Tokyo and propose a business plan to facilitate active learning in work place or primary schools .
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||What is the communication for elucidating insights for creative ideas? What kinds of communication skill sets would be needed for creative ideas?||The instructor indicates assignment.|
|Class 2||Why do we need an active learning in workplace or school? The relationship between active learning and creative idea.|
|Class 3||Introduction of an active learning in the elementary and secondary education.|
|Class 4||Workshop １:Communication for elucidating insights : theory and practice.|
|Class 5||Workshop 2: Communication for elucidating insights: theory and practice.|
|Class 6||Workshop 3: Business design for facilitating active learning in work place and school.|
|Class 7||Workshop 3: Business design for facilitating active learning in work place and school.|
|Class 8||Workshop 3: Business design for facilitating active learning in work place and school.|
Materials are provided during class.
Group work and presentation during class and home-work: 50%
Final report: 50%
This is a one-week summer intensive course with 2 classes per day. Students are required to confirm the detail by OCWI.