This course provides students with opportunities to be research or teaching assistants. The students are required to apply their research capabilities and expertise utilization capacities to the research or teaching practices and to gain transformational and transactional leaders’ abilities.
This course aims to cultivate the students’ ability to promote research or teaching activities through the experiences of the research or teaching assistants.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1) Know research capabilities necessary to promote research or teaching activities;
2) Know expertise utilization capacities necessary to promote research or teaching activities; and
3) Gain transformational and transactional leaders’ abilities necessary to promote research or teaching activities.
research capability, expertise utilization capacity, transformational ability, transactional ability
|Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Specialist skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Each student assists the instructors of colloquia, exercises, projects, or workshops and writes and submits a “Do and Check (DC) report” on the evaluation of what he/she did as an assistant. In each class, the students discuss and evaluate what they did as assistants, consider how they can improve their activities as assistants, and write and submit “Action and Plan (AP) reports” on the plans of their next activities as assistants.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Based on their activities as assistants and evaluation of them, students consider how to improve their activities and make plans of their next activities.||Consider how to improve the activities as assistants.|
Specified as necessary.
Assessment will be based on: participation in classes as assistants (25% in total); “Do and Check (DC) reports” (25% in total); participation in discussion (25% in total); and “Action and Plan (AP) reports” (25% in total).
Students must be a member of one of the laboratories in the Department of Social and Human Sciences.