2020 English Seminar in Metallurgy

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Materials Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
Teaching Staffs  Kobayashi Satoru 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon1-2(S8-501,S8-101)  Thr1-2(S8-501,S8-101)  
Group
-
Course number
MAT.M311
Credits
2
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course provides you with the opportunity to learn physics, chemistry and mechanical properties in materials science and engineering with an English textbook, and to make a presentation about what you will have learned in English. You will learn not only terminologies and English expressions of phenomena in the field but also skills to present the contents and importance of what you will have learned in an effective and fascinating manner in English. Students will study in a group of five to six and will be asked to work with your colleagues in a cooperative manner.

Student learning outcomes

You will learn:
1) Terminologies and English expressions in materials science and engineering.
2) Skills to present the contents and importance of what you will have learned in an effective and fascinating manner in English.

Keywords

Material science and engineering, presentation in English

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Study in a group of five to six. You will read one chapter in the text. The first half of the course is to learn the contents of the text, and the second half, to prepare and give presentations.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction and visit to the lecturers Understand the contents and schedule on this lecture.
Class 2 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 3 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 4 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 5 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 6 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 7 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 8 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 9 Reading the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering Learn the English textbook on materials sciense and engineering.
Class 10 Preparation of your presentation Learn the skills to construct the structure of your presentation in English.
Class 11 Preparation of your presentation Learn the skills to construct the structure of your presentation in English.
Class 12 Preparation of your presentation Learn the skills to make a presentation in English.
Class 13 Preparation of your presentation Learn the skills to make a presentation in English.
Class 14 Presentation Make a presentation on the topic in English and ask questions.

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.

Textbook(s)

Materials Science and Engineering Ninth Edition, William D. Callister, JR, David G. Rethwisch

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None selected

Assessment criteria and methods

Participation, reading, discussion: 50%
Presentation contents, structure, skills, questions and cooperativeness

Related courses

  • XEN.E301 : Advanced English Communication for Engineers

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

None required

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