2022 Transnational Workshop in Social and Human Sciences S1

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Social and Human Sciences
Nakajima Takeshi  Ito Asa 
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Course description and aims

What do you need to deepen your understanding of different cultures? In this lecture, we will investigate the actual situation of foreigners living in Japan. Then, through discussions and presentations in the group, we will pursue the ideal way of building relationships. In the first half of the year, discussions will focus on Muslims living in Japan.

This course aims to cultivate the students’ abilities of:
building mutually beneficial relationship;
having rich humanities, including understanding of diverse values and perspectives;
gaining higher expertise;
carrying out effective analysis and integration; and transformation and transaction.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, student will be able to:
1) Ability to build mutually beneficial relationship;
2) Rich humanity, including understanding of the diverse values; and
3) Ability to analyse and integrate. Problem solving skills.


International activities, Communication

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

1) Lecture about Muslims living in Japan
2) group work
3) presentation
4)Lecture by guest speaker

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Each academic activity Practice of each method


Not required

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Not required

Assessment criteria and methods

presentation(40%) and report(60%)

Related courses

  • SHS.L432 : Transnational Workshop in Social and Human Sciences S1B
  • SHS.L433 : Transnational Workshop in Social and Human Sciences F1A
  • SHS.L434 : Transnational Workshop in Social and Human Sciences F1B

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

Not required

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