This two-quarter long course is designed to give students specialist knowledge in their fields of study as well as basic knowledge in a broader area, with a focus on research assignments that are suggested by the academic supervisor (assignments may be decided through discussions with the academic supervisor). The students will incorporate this knowledge into their own researches, participate in academic discussions, and give presentations of their findings.
The aims of the above-mentioned process are not only to develop the students’ skills in such areas as survey and data collection, and methods of experiments.
Students are expected to acquire the following abilities:
1) Data collection and analysis
2) Social survey
3) Experiments in social science
Data collection, Social survey, Experiment
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Classes are held at the academic supervisors' laboratories. The course schedule will be determined through discussions held among students and the academic supervisor. In some cases, multiple laboratories may choose to hold joint classes. Basically the course will be held in English.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||To be announced by each laboratory||To be announced by each laboratory|
Evaluated by the supervisor in the light of progress
Students must be master course in the IGP(A)-GLES program and a member of one of the laboratories in the Department of Social Engineering.