2016 Approaches to Creative Expression

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Instructor(s)
Nohara Kayoko  Tsuda Hiroshi 
Course component(s)
Exercise     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
LAW.X316
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

Intelligence is not only superficial knowledge but also wisdom and understanding the principal. Also it is the ability to express our opinion clearly to people in our society. How do we get intelligence? I am a professional editor and I demonstrate the critical editing and thinking skills to achieve wisdom.
In the class, students learn what wisdom is or what wisdom should be.

Student learning outcomes

Learn critical editing and thinking skills

Keywords

Critical editing, thinking skills

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

There are two very typical classic texts named "What is Enlightenment? "by Immanuel Kant  and "The Book of Tea" by Ten shin Okakura. Also these are very great philosophy in our history. First we read them in Japanese version. Second we present our opinion by ourselves in comparison with different views.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 1st Discussion on “What is Enlightenment?“(Immanuel Kant)
Class 2 2nd Discussion on “The Book of Teas“(Tenshin Okakura)
Class 3 3rd Presentation in Japanese

Textbook(s)

"What is Enlightenment? "by Immanuel Kant (1784) 
"The Book of Tea" by Ten shin Okakura.(1906)

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Re-Creative Writing by Hiroshi Tsuda

Assessment criteria and methods

Contribution in discussions and final presentation.

Related courses

  • LAW.X314 : Editorial Designing in the Media

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

Students are required to read the relevant texts in advance.

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