2021 Seminar on Social Sciences(Sociology of media and governance )4

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Humanities and social science courses
Nishida Ryosuke 
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Course description and aims

This class aimed at exploring policy study, media studies, study of governance, solution for social issues based on each students's awareness of the issues.
Every students have to choice and report some textbook about sociology, political science, public policy...etc, and evolve each problem consciousness. if students require, we make a project to research and/or practice more.

Student learning outcomes

Students will be able to obtain the basic social scientific framework by critical reading, discussing, writing resume.


seminar, sociology

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

lectures, group discussions, and presentations by students. if students require, we have a study camp to intensive discussion.

Course schedule/Required learning

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


It instructs appropriately.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

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
  • LAH.S252 : Seminar on Social Sciences(Sociology of media and governance )1
  • LAH.S354 : Seminar on Social Sciences(Sociology of media and governance )3

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

Students should register the Seminar on Social Sciences(Sociology of media and governance)2.

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Office hours

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


If you are interested in taking this class, please contact us by e-mail in advance. As usual, the course will start as the regular Tokyo Tech class schedule. Every student can take the class from any semester.

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