2019 Global Camp 1

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Kaneko Hironao  Inohara Takehiro  Koizumi Yuto 
Course component(s)
Lecture / Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
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Group
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Course number
LAH.C617
Credits
2
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2019/6/5
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

This course is to participate at the Imperial-Tokyo Tech Global Fellows Programm, spring school in London jointly produced by Tokyo Tech and Imperial College of London.
Scientific research at the top level of the world requires several key competences: (1) extensive knowledge beyond his/her own discipline, (2) transferring skills and creativity to utilize other fields’ research, (3) interdisciplinary ability and spirit to build his/her own network with diverse fields of specialists.
In order to acquire positive and cooperative attitude, students will have lectures by specialists of diverse fields, work in a small-group, and give a presentation collaborating with students who study in the foreign university.

The aim of this course is to create the forum which facilitates knowledge exchange among doctoral course students. Students will learn the trends of advanced and interdisciplinary research and how to collaborate with diverse fields of scholars.
Foreign students can be register this class (ability to speaking Japanese is not required).
Communication with students in different academic fields both of Tokyo Tech and of Imperial College of London in English.

To finish this course, students receive two credits of Liberal Arts Courses for students in doctoral program.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) understand lectures of specialists who conduct advanced and interdisciplinary studies.
2) take group work and communicate with students different fields and foreign students also in English.
3) present the results of their group-work in the postal presentation style.
4) acquire leadership, ability to conduct interdisciplinary research, and communication skills.

Keywords

Innovative, Interdisciplinary collaboration

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

For 5 days Camp in London, Intensive group work.
From 10 to 14 June 2019.
Camp in London.
20 students can be registered.
Applicants will be selected by the administrative office according to the application form.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 First day, four sessions. Introduction and Discussion about the Theme of the quarter. Taking participants self-introduction and establish communication. Lectures. Second day, four sessions. Group Work. Third day, four sessions. Group work. Fourth day, four sessions. Group work Preparing final presentation. Fifth day, four sessions. Final presentation. Group Work Leadership Collaboration

Textbook(s)

N/A

Reference books, course materials, etc.

N/A

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed by participation and reports.

Related courses

  • LAH.A541 : Glocal Japan Y1
  • LAH.A542 : Glocal Japan Y2
  • LAH.C619 : Glocal Doctor Japan Y1
  • LAH.C620 : Glocal Doctor Japan Y2
  • LAH.C618 : Global Camp 2
  • LAH.C617 : Global Camp 1

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

Applicants are selected by the administrative office according to the application form.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

Tokyo Tech SGU office

Office hours

after each class

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