2020 Transdisciplinary studies 21:Design of the future society

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Suzuki Yuta  Kawana Shinji  Ohtake Naoto 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Mode of instruction
 
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.T421
Credits
1
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2020/5/21
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

The purpose of this class is to gain the perspective of designing a future society in order to conceive new ideas about science and technology.

Student learning outcomes

Acquire the vision to design the future society and the methodology, and experience the practice.
Conceive new ideas through these activities.

Keywords

Future Society, Design, Conception/Abduction, Backcasting, Science and Technology

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Learn, practice, and reflect on the theory and methodology for designing the future society.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Overview of designing the future society Understanding of the overview of designing the future society
Class 2 Designing the future society Understanding of the concepts of designing the future society
Class 3 Methodology of designing the future society 1 Understanding of the methodology of designing the future society
Class 4 Methodology of designing the future society 2 Understanding of the methodology of designing the future society
Class 5 Practice of designing the future society 1 Practice of designing the future society
Class 6 Practice of designing the future society 1 Practice of designing the future society
Class 7 Reflection on designing the future society Reflection on designing the future society

Textbook(s)

None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None required. Course materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Final report.

Related courses

  • LAH.C401 : Leadership Workshop
  • LAH.T416 : Transdisciplinary studies 16:Science and Technology in Society
  • LAH.T418 : Transdisciplinary studies 18:Technology and the Future of the Body

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

No prerequisites.

Other

Research Report

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