2016 Joint Creative Design

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering
Kajiwara Susumu  Inou Norio  Morikawa Junko  Okino Akitoshi  Kaneko Hirohiko  Motokura Ken  Murakami Tetsuya  Hirashiki Isamu  Tamada Hiroshi  Endo Hirofumi  Kondo Osamu 
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Course description and aims

To foster the creativity and planning skills about research and development in human centered sciences and biomedical engineering fields and the scientific communication with the students from different research fields, the students make plans to develop new industrial products (goods) in teams (2-3 students).

Student learning outcomes

By completing this course, students develop the following abilities:
1) Specialized practical skills to translate basic sciences into practical products (systems) on healthcare and midical R&D fields.
2) Communication and presentation skills to progress practical R&D on healthcare and midical R&D fields.


Practical R&D planning, Investigation of R&D, Team practice, Communication, Presentation

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Main practice in this course is collaborating work with team members. In the middle of the term, one of the instructors checks the progress of each team. In the final class, all teams give the presentations of their plans for development of a new product or system.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance about the collaboration work in this subject and decision of team members Reviewing the contents of the subject.
Class 2 Discussion with team members Checking the progress of each team in the middle of the term.
Class 3 The meeting for presentation about the plan for the development of new product or system Presentation and submit the PPT file for presentation.


Specified as necessary.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Specified as necessary.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students are evaluated based on their activity at the interim report, final presentation and presentation PPT.

Related courses

  • None

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

No prerequisites are necessary.

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