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. The course will generally be held Mondays from 7th to 10th periods, where students will read course literature (in English too) and engage in projects together with graduate students and research students from the graduate Nishida laboratory.
Students will acquire the fundamentals of social-scientific thinking methods through reading the literature, reading in turns, creating a resume, oral presentations, and projects.
|✔ Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Students will read literature, read in turns, create a resume, give an oral presentation, and have a study camp as needed. Be sure to contact the instructor in advance to take this course.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||critical reading, reporting, presentation, study camp, projects etc...||Instructions will be given as needed.|
Final assignment: 50%
Contributions to the class: 50%
12:10-13:10, every Friday. required pre-contact.
The first class will be April 7.