2016 Introduction to Overseas Training for Global Scientists and Engineers 2C

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Takada Jun-Ichi  Shirabe Masashi  Yokokura Junji  Ota Eri 
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Course description and aims

This course grants credits for overseas dispatch programs which are two weeks or longer but under three months.
The applicable programs included are the London International Youth Science Forum, internships in Sweden, the University of British Columbia Summer Program, the Nanyang Technological University Summer Program, and other summer programs at partner universities designated by Tokyo Tech.
The course is for first and second year students (Credits cannot be used for the practical overseas dispatch program of the Global Scientists and Engineers Course: It does not fulfill completion requirements for this course).

Aims: Students will develop skills indicated in the student learning outcomes by gathering overseas experience.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to act proactively, including dealing with risks while overseas.


Global Scientists and Engineers Course

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

This course provides credit for accomplishments during overseas dispatch.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 This course is for providing credit for study-abroad experience. N/A



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Assessment criteria and methods

Pass/Fail based on Report
The report should contain:
1) the purpose of the program, 2) the schedule, 3) an outline of the program, 4) activity details (debates, seminars, lectures, activities on site), 5) how the student's own expertise and this program resulted in the cultivation of abilities targeted by the program or what activities will be pursued to develop such abilities in the future, and 6) other closing remarks
Report length: 5 to 10 pages in A4 (including images, photos, etc.), 10.5 pt.

Related courses

  • LAW.X307 : Oversea Training for Global Scientists and Engineers 2C

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

It is preferable that students have registered for Global Scientists and Engineers Course

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