The development of technology can change the definition and the possibility of human body. In this course, we will talk about the relationship between human bodies and advanced technologies such as robotics, information technologies and AI after learning about the diversity of human bodies such as people with disabilities and older person. Discussion by students will follow after dialogue by lecturers.
To acquire knowledge and perspective to prospect our future body which can be brought by the development of technology.
Body, Diversity, Disability, Robotics, Information technology, AI
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Discussion by students will follow after dialogue by lecturers.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance||Understand the relationship between the body and the technology|
|Class 2||Information Technology×Body (1) Dialogue by Lecturers||Understand the topics concerning AI and body|
|Class 3||Information Technology×Body (2) Discussion by Students||Have your own perspective about the topics concerning body|
|Class 4||Robotics×Body (1) Dialogue by Lecturers||Understand the topics concerning information technology and body|
|Class 5||Robotics×Body (2) Discussion by Students||Have your own perspective about the topics concerning body|
|Class 6||AI×Body(1) Dialogue by Lecturers||Understand the topics concerning robotics and body|
|Class 7||Presentation||Explain your idea of possible research on human body|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
No textbook is set.
All materials will be shown in class.
Discussion: 40%, Final report: 60%