2019 Glocal Japan Y2 2

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Inohara Takehiro  Kaneko Hironao 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
-
Group
2
Course number
LAH.A542
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2020/1/28
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
English
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Course description and aims

The aim of this course is to create the forum which facilitates knowledge exchange among doctoral course students, students in master program and graduate students of other university etc. Students will learn the trends of advanced and interdisciplinary research and how to collaborate with diverse fields of scholars.

This course will develop students’ ability to:
(1) Address social issues with their expertise;
(2) Collaborate with members from diverse background;
(3) Understand research ethics and codes of conducts for researchers;
(4) Create intellectual exchange opportunities;
Then, this course hopes to create and expand human network, centered on doctoral students, in Tokyo Tech.

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 with 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.
5) address social issues with their expertise;
6) collaborate with members from diverse background;
7) understand research ethics and codes of conducts for researchers;
8) create intellectual exchange opportunities;
9) contribute to create and expand human network, centered on doctoral students, in Tokyo Tech.

Keywords

Group Work, Leadership, Collaboration, Researchers ethics, Social issues

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

For each group, with (LAH.C620) Glocal Doctor JAPAN Y2, 40 students can register. In case applying over 40 students, registration will be restricted (See, "Prerequisites" and "Others" of this syllabus).

Group 1: Intensive program (From, February 18 to 20, 2020), Class Room: Room 714, Floor 7, Building West-9, Ookayama Campus
Group 2: Intensive program (From, March 2 to 4, 2020), Class Room: Room 716, Floor 7, Building West-9, Ookayama Campus

Theme: Preservation and utilization of water

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Group 1: Intensive program (From, February 18 to 20, 2020) Day 1(Ookayama Campus: 9:00-10:30, 10:45-12:15, 13:20-14:50) Class Room: Room 714, Floor 7, Building West-9, Ookayama Campus -Guidance -Team building -Group work on researchers ethics -Research and group presentation on the theme Day 2 Study bus tour: start and end in Suzukakedai Campus. Start 8:00am and End 5:00pm -Facility and experience bus tour on the theme Day 3(Ookayama Campus: 9:00-10:30, 10:45-12:15, 12:15-12:45) Class Room: Room 714, Floor 7, Building West-9, Ookayama Campus -Group work on the theme and preparation of group poster presentation -Group poster presentation -Awards ceremony and closing remarks ------- Group 2: Intensive program (From, March 2 to 4, 2020) Day 1(Ookayama Campus: 9:00-10:30, 10:45-12:15, 13:20-14:50) Class Room: Room 716, Floor 7, Building West-9, Ookayama Campus -Guidance -Team building -Group work on researchers’ ethics -Research and group presentation on the theme Day 2(Ookayama Campus: 9:00-10:30, 10:45-12:15, 13:20-14:50) Class Room: Room 716, Floor 7, Building West-9, Ookayama Campus -Special lecture on the theme -Group work on the theme of the special lecture -Group work on the theme and preparation of group poster presentation Day 3(Ookayama Campus: 9:00-10:30, 10:45-11:30) Class Room: Room 716, Floor 7, Building West-9, Ookayama Campus -Group poster presentation -Awards ceremony and closing remarks Group 1: Intensive program (From, February 18 to 20, 2020) Day 1 Submit “Preliminary survey sheet.” Submit “Team building sheet.” Submit “Ethics worksheet.” Submit “Group presentation evaluation sheet.” Day 2 Submit “Facility and experience bus tour sheet.” Day 3 Submit “Group poster presentation abstract sheet.” Submit “Group poster presentation evaluation sheet.” ------- Group 2: Intensive program (From, March 2 to 4, 2020) Day 1 Submit “Preliminary survey sheet.” Submit “Team building sheet.” Submit “Ethics worksheet.” Submit “Group presentation evaluation sheet.” Day 2 Submit “Group work sheet.” Day 3 Submit “Group poster presentation abstract sheet.” Submit “Group poster presentation evaluation sheet.”

Textbook(s)

N/A

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Kosoen(壺草苑): Web site in Japanese(日本語Webサイト)
https://www.kosoen-tennenai.com/

Hamura Intake Weir(羽村取水堰)
Wikipedia in Japanese(ウィキペディア日本語版)
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/羽村取水堰

Tamagawa Aqueduct
Wikipedia in English
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamagawa_Aqueduct
玉川上水
ウィキペディア日本語版
https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/玉川上水

“Basic concept of groundwater use in cities - Good relationships with groundwater” (in Japanese)
https://www.zenchiren.or.jp/market/pdf/c080226.pdf [Retrieved January 2, 2020]
『都市における地下水利用の基本的考え方〔地下水と上手につき合うために〕』(日本語)(西垣誠監修、共生型地下水技術活用研究会編、(社)全国地質調査業協会連合会共生型地下水技術活用研究会発行、2007)https://www.zenchiren.or.jp/market/pdf/c080226.pdf [最終確認日:2020.1.2]

"Delicious water with 100% groundwater" (in Japanese), Akishima City, Latest Revision November 13, 2019
https://www.city.akishima.lg.jp/s108/010/050/20140904152016.html [Retrieved January 2, 2020]
『地下水100%のおいしい水』、昭島市、2019.11.13更新
https://www.city.akishima.lg.jp/s108/010/050/20140904152016.html [最終確認日:2020.1.2]

Assessment criteria and methods

Participation all days, Assignments, Presentations.

Related courses

  • LAH.A541 : Glocal Japan Y1
  • LAH.C619 : Glocal Doctor Japan Y1
  • LAH.C620 : Glocal Doctor Japan Y2

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

Applicants will be selected by the administrative office according to the application form.

Only either one of “Glocal Doctor Japan Y2 1” and “Glocal Doctor Japan Y2 2,” whose course periods are mutually different, can be registered.

Participation all days.
See the following HP for more detail.
http://www.ggs.shs.ens.titech.ac.jp/

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

spring2020[at]ggs.shs.ens.titech.ac.jp

Office hours

Make an appointment by email.

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