2019 ALP Practice I (Teaching Practice) A

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Akagi Hirofumi  Das Bhanu Pratap 
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Course description and aims

As a training course of the Academic Leaders Program (ALP) primarily directed at D1 and D2 students, participants will learn best practices for the creation and implementation of teaching materials and methods through class work and TA training. Participants will also be given an introduction to the Preparing Future Faculty (PFP) training program. Last, in order to improve participant’s ability to teach in English, participation in model English lectures will be offered.
We mainly target D1 and D2 students, they become able to put on a literacy necessary to education of the academic field beforehand by this lecture attendance.
In addition, this lecture is also available in English only if TA is conducted in English.

Student learning outcomes

For graduate students, on the basis of educational considerations, to learn about teaching best practices. Specifically, general guidance and discussions on the Code of Ethics for TAs, tutors, and other teachers, as well as, as part of the PFP preparatory education for future faculty, methods to increase teaching proficiency in English.


TA training, Preparing Future Faculty (PFP) training, English mock lectures, Tutoring, Educational guidance, Code of Ethics,

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Lectures will be held twice during the same semester. Note) That is, the first and second times (and the third & fourth times )have the same contents. Therefore, if you attend one of the lectures of the convenient one once you submit the assignment, you will meet the course requirements.
Therefore, after the end of each semester, the results are evaluated taking into consideration the corresponding 2Q activities.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 【1Q Class】13:20-18:20,Wed., April, 17 at O-okayama S511 ■5-6 lecture time(13:20-14:50) TA Literacy・Educational Preparation for Future Faculty(Hirofumi Akagi)【Japanese】 ■7-8 lecture time(15:05-16:35) The role of the instructor in the 21st century (Todd Tilma)【English】 ■9-10 lecture time(16:50-18:20) TA Literacy・Educational Preparation for Future Faculty(Hirofumi Akagi)【English】 ■5-6&9-10 lecture time: Homework assignment ■7-8 lecture time: Learn how to English lectures.



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Assessment criteria and methods

TA training (50%), Activities in lectures (25%), Exercise problems submitted (12.5%), TA training report submitted (12.5%)

Related courses

  • Other career courses

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

Registration for ALP training or current teaching assistants
For course registration, it is necessary to submit "ALP training Ⅰ (teaching) course TA adoption application" to the IIDP secretariat through the course · department office until the deadline.
It is not possible to take the lecture in duplicate.

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Office hours

Weekday 9:00-17:00


Homework and the TA report submitted by the end of the semester.

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