The aim of this course is to acquire advanced academic Japanese skills. specifically, you will learn how to effectively present your research to students who are not specialized in your field.
By the end of this course, students will be able to acquire a basic skill which allows you to explain a theory to scientists who are out of your field.
seminar, preparation, strategy, expression, technical term.
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Class will be conducted with pairs or small groups. Class will start with lecture, followed by pair work. Students will make a presentation of the discussion outcome.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance||Consider the differences of your speech style between that with and without technical terms.|
|Class 2||Consider how to facilitate a technical term.||Summarize how to facilitate a technical term and share it with your peer.|
|Class 3||Consider how to explain something which is complicated in a nutshell.||Participate in a seminar and analyze what should be improved.|
|Class 4||Seminar 1||Participate in a seminar and analyze what should be improved.|
|Class 5||Seminar 2||Participate in a seminar and analyze what should be improved.|
|Class 6||Seminar 3||Participate in a seminar and analyze what should be improved.|
|Class 7||Feedback.||Summarize what you should improve based on your ｆeedback report.|
|Class 8||Your expression is complicated? Or your idea is complicated?||Consider what is the significance of communication skill which allows you to tell your research to others who are out of your field.|
To be announced in class
Assessment will be conducted based on student's attendance, discussions, a final report or a presentation.
International students only.
You must reserve your seat of this class in advance using Japanese class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web). You will not be allowed to take a seat without your reservation.