This course is a project based learning which introducing writing a research proposal, creating academic articles, and having individual presentations and group presentations. The purpose of the course is aimed at improving academic performance and capabilities necessary for writing a doctoral thesis through group activities. At the same time, it is aimed at in the following four points: 1) familiarising with various areas of social scienced and humanities other than your own; 2) understanding general features of research methodology and the particularity of each specific areas; 3) broadening your own research area; and 4) enhancing leadership to younger generations.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Ability to dialogue and declare
2) Interdiscipnary knowledge over several specialized fields
3) Ability to solve problems
Research methods, presentation, group work
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
At the beginning of the course, students are required to submit a research proposal. Register for the course at the earliest time so that you can obtain the announcement on the way of submission and its deadline. At the end of the course, you are also required to actively participate in all sessions of the presentation meeting by making questions and comments upon the presentations. Those students who have not acted as a moderator are possibly asked to take up the role.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Write a research proposal. Discuss it with the supervosor and sub-academicadvisor.||Write a research proposal and revise it.|
|Class 2||Explore the way to systemically organise the research results, whish is required to write a doctoral thesis. Learn and acquire research methodology, including newly exploring other various research methods that are required for research in social sciences and humanities (such as experiments, survey, interview, action research, simulation, statistical analysis, qualitative research), so that they could contribute to your own research. Write and submit an academic paper. Accumulate know-hows to pass the peer-review process with supervisor’s support.||Practice of each method|
|Class 3||Self-evaluation on your academic performance (i.e., progress of research) by comparing with the research proposal. Write the final report in which the causes of success and failure and the improvement policy shall be included. Based on that report, students are required to such activities as presentations, discussions, and reflections.||Submit the final report and revise it.|
Specified as necessary.
Research plan, presentation, report, and e-portfolio
Social and Human Science course students who obtained the credit of S3 can only register.
The students are required to participate in all activities listed in the course schedule and to submit all assignments by the deadline.
This course includes the content of science.