2021 Overseas Research Training 2 (Tsinghua University)

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Life Science and Technology
Instructor(s)
Academic Supervisor 
Course component(s)
Exercise     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
LST.C507
Credits
1
Academic year
2021
Offered quarter
3-4Q
Syllabus updated
2021/3/19
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

During stay in Tsinghua University in the TokyoTech-Tsinghua University Joint Graduate Program, students attend academic seminars or symposia held in foreign languages in China for a total of 3 days, and write reports for each meeting from a scientific point if view.
This course aims to make students understand science and technology, as well as the education system of science and technology, in different countries, thereby accumulating an international academic career.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. understand the contents of academic seminars or symposia held in foreign languages, as well as the way of thinking toward science and technology in different countries, and explain them in English.

Keywords

China, foreign language, academic seminar, symposium, report writing

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Students attend academic seminars or symposia in China, and submit reports written in English to academic supervisors.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 As described in "Class flow" Students must be able to explain the contents of academic seminars or symposia to which they have attended, as well as the way of thinking toward science and technology in different countries, in English.

Textbook(s)

None

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

Assessment criteria and methods

Whether the student describes the contents of academic seminars or symposia that he/she attended clearly in English, and whether he/she understands the way of thinking toward science and technology in different countries, are assessed by the academic supervisor. Students need to submit a report for each meeting.

Related courses

  • Overseas Research Training 1 (Tsinghua University)

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

No prerequisites.

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