2016 HighTech Japan

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Academic unit or major
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Instructor(s)
Hinode Hirofumi  Yamada Akira  Nakagawa Shigeki  Takemura Jiro  Kobayashi Yoshinao  Cross Jeffrey Scott  Okamoto Masaki  Fushinobu Kazuyoshi    Urabe Hirokazu  Hirose Sachio   
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
LAW.X415
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

[Summary of the lecture] Made-in-Japan products have been renowned world-wide for their high quality, and energy saving and eco-friendly production processes, which are based on various advanced technologies. This course consists of lectures and site visits to the factories and research institutes, and the applications of the technology in manufacturing production as well as the innovations in cutting-edge technology will be taught.
[Aim of the lecture] This course aims to survey advanced technologies used at Japanese companies in various fields through on-site visits.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students acquire the following ability:
(1) Explain the cutting edge technologies in Japan.
(2) Explain applications of cutting edge technologies to industries.

Keywords

cutting edge technology, research and development

Competencies that will be developed

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

Site visits to factories and research institutes and related lectures

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Factory and research institute (1) lecture and tour To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (1).
Class 2 Factory and research institute (2) lecture and tour To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (2).
Class 3 Factory and research institute (3) lecture and tour To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (3).
Class 4 Factory and research institute (4) lecture and tour To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (4).

Textbook(s)

Handout and supplemental materials will be distributed.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Not specified.

Assessment criteria and methods

Evaluation is based on written reports.

Related courses

  • LAJ.T301 : Survival Japanese 1: Intensive

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

This course is opened for the foreign exchange students. The exchange students under specific exchange programs, such as AOTULE and Tokyo Tech Summer program, are only eligible to register this course.

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