This course is for doctoral students in the Graduate major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society, which requires students to learn advanced research and education skills. Students will not only propose a collaborative strategy with diverse members of society with expertise for a specific problem in the real world, but also define an opportunity and framework for implementing it.
After this training, based on the aquired skills and knowledge from the master-level training at the Global Engineering course, doctoral students should be able to propose a trandisciplinary project to tackle an actual social issues with different stakeholders.
Transdisciplinary approach, implementation
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This course is based on student-led activities, in a transdisciplinary project, with close consultation with their advisers. Group works are also encouraged. There will be a final presentation to share the results of what is implemented and what is realized by them.
Those students who wish to take this course need to prepare a plan of the activities in advance and to obtain the approval of their advisers.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Those students who take this course will implement his/her transdisciplinary project based on the approved plan. Upon the progress of the project, the students should consult with their advisers or other appropriate faculty members. There will be interim presentations to the supervisor in each of the registered quarters, and student should make presentation at GEDES student workshop. The students are requested to share the outcome and lessons from the implementation of their transdisciplinary project. These presentations will be taken into the grade of the course.||TBC|
None. If necessary, handouts will be distributed.
Based on the evaluation of the preparatory plan, presentation at GEDES student workshop as well as the final report.
Approval by the academic adviser is required.
GEDES student workshop will be held in 2Q and 4Q in general. For further information, please visit the following link.