2020 Seminar on Social Sciences(Sociology of media and governance )1

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Nishida Ryosuke 
Course component(s)
Exercise     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.S252
Credits
2
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Students will explore the theory and implementation of policy research, media research, governance research, and social problem resolution based on individual problem awareness and with a broad, interdisciplinary approach.
Moreover, students will in conjunction also deepen their problem awareness and social scientific thinking through the necessary reading of literature on sociology, political science, public administration, policy research, and media theory. Students will engage in research and implementation projects as needed.

Student learning outcomes

Students will acquire the fundamentals of social-scientific thinking methods through reading the literature, reading in turns, creating a resume, oral presentations, and projects.

Keywords

seminar, sociology

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Students will read literature, read in turns, create a resume, give an oral presentation, and have a study camp as needed.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 critical reading, reporting, presentation, study camp, projects etc... to instruct appropriately.

Textbook(s)

To be announced as needed.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

西田亮介編,2016,『民主主義』幻冬舎.
西田亮介,2015,『メディアと自民党』角川書店.
工藤啓・西田亮介,2014,『無業社会――働くことができない若者たちの未来』朝日新聞出版.
西田亮介,2013,『ネット選挙 解禁がもたらす日本社会の変容』東洋経済新報社.

Assessment criteria and methods

final report: 50%
commitment: 50%

Related courses

  • LAH.S107 : Sociology A
  • LAH.S207 : Sociology B
  • LAH.S308 : Sociology C
  • LAH.S404 : Essence of Humanities and Social Sciences4

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

not required.

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

ryosukenishida[at]gmail.com

Office hours

12:10-13:10, every Friday. required pre-contact.

Other

The first class will be postponed after May 4. (Added April 3)

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