2020 Study abroad for Global Scientists and Engineers

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Ota Eri  Murakami Rie 
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Course description and aims

This course is to make assessment for actual overseas training experience (including study abroad) which has course credits earning.
It will be evaluated through study abroad plan, report (English), and final presentation (English).
It is aimed that through oversea experience, one can obtain skills mentioned in the goal below.

Student learning outcomes

1) Student will be able to develop new international perspectives free from existing concepts.
2) Student will be able to make proposal on new ideas to individuals, organizations, or institutions.
3) Student will be able to make plan, implement, evaluate, and revise the new proposal for the enhancement of society based on their field of expertise, with cooperation of other experts.


International experience, International research, Skills to bring new ideas, Creating new values, Basic skills to develop international joint research

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Student will conduct activities related to their academic research. Prior to visiting overseas, the student is requested to submit the study abroad plan. Upon return, the student is requested to submit the report (English), and make final presentation (English).

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 ①Submit study abroad plan ②On-site activities Through the preparation for the on-site visits and actual on-site activities, one should be able to develop skills for proposal making, planning, and implementation of the activities. One should also develop international perspective through the study abroad experience. ③Submit Report Contents to be included in Report 1) Objectives of the Program, 2) Schedule, 3) Summary of the Program, 4) Details of the activities (Debate, seminar, lectures, site visits, etc), 5) Explanation on how your field of expertise and this study-abroad experience has developed your skills described in course objectives. What kind of preparation you think will be necessary to develop such skills in your near future, 6) Personal essay. ④Final Presentation Submit study abroad plan and report. Deliver final presentation.



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Assessment criteria and methods

Pass and fail based on following assessments;
Study-abroad plan: 10%
Report: 50%
Final Presentation: 40%
In the report and final presentation, along with the actual implementation of the study abroad plan, student should clearly explain how the skills described in learning outcomes are obtained with actual cases and examples.

Related courses

  • none

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

Student should have English proficiency (TOEIC score 750 or above, TOEFL-iBT score 80 or above), so that he/she will be able to understand the lectures and actively participate in discussions.
Student should submit the study abroad plan and obtain the acceptance for its plan.
Student must have fulfilled the completion requirement for Global Scientists and Engineers Course (GSEC) intermediate level and finalized the process for completion, including the input of necessary contents to study portofolio.

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