2017 Directed Collaboration Works

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Life Science and Technology
Kajiwara Susumu  Mihara Hisakazu  Willison Keith Robert 
Class Format
Media-enhanced courses
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Intensive ()  
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Course description and aims

To foster the creativity and planning about research and development in human centered sciences and biomedical engineering fields and the scientific communication with the students from the other research fields, the students plan to develop a new industrial product (goods) with a team (3-4 students).

Student learning outcomes

By completing this subject, students acquire the following abilities:
1) Specialized practical skills to translate from basic sciences to practical products (systems) on Bio 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 subject is collaborating work with team members. In the final class, all teams do the presentation of their plans for development of 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 Practice
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


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Reference books, course materials, etc.

Specified as necessary

Assessment criteria and methods

Students are evaluated based on their activities at final presentation and presentation PPT

Related courses

  • None

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

No prerequisites are necessary

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