2016 Seminar on Transdisciplinary Studies(Science and Technology in History)1

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Humanities and social science courses
Kaji Masanori  Nakajima Hideto 
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Course description and aims

Students, who are interested in history of science, will set one's own theme on history of science, read related material and write a short essays on the theme. Students will obtain basic skill for further study on history of science.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students should:
1) be able to read related material on history of science correctly.
2) be able to set appropriate theme for a short paper on history of science.
3) be able to write a short paper on the theme.


history of science, historical materials, theme setting, an essay writing

Competencies that will be developed

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

decide each quarter with students

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 reading and discussion, presentation reading and understanding materials on history of science


decide each quarter with participants

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None required

Assessment criteria and methods

participation 30%, presentation 20%, a short paper 50%

Related courses

  • LAH.T102 : History of Science A
  • LAH.T202 : History of Science B
  • LAH.T302 : History of Science C
  • LAH.T103 : History of Technology A
  • LAH.T203 : History of Technology B
  • LAH.T303 : History of Technology C
  • LAH.T204 : Special Lecture: History of Universities

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

Students must have successfully completed some courses on history of science or some courses of Seminar on Transdisciplinary Studies(Science and Technology in History).

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