By forming a multicultural group composed of Japanese and International students, through lectures and self-pace learning by SPOCs, students will 1) deepen the knowledge about traditional technology taking steel making as specific example, and 2) proceed with intercultural co-learning.
1. Students will conduct research on traditional technology of home country, including its historical, cultural and social background.
2. Students will conduct multicultural group work in order to equip with skills related to intercultural co-learning.
3. By understand traditional technology of home country and taking Japanese Iron made through Tatara Iron Making method as specific example, students will make proposal to revival and development of traditional technology of their home countries with global perspective.
Traditional technology, Tatara Iron Making, Global perspective, International co-learning
|Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
|✔ Intercultural skill, Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
The course will be composed of following;
１．Lecture and self-pace learning by SPOCs, Research and information sharing about traditional technology of home country.
２．On-site workshop on 1) Tatara Iron Making, 2) Sword smith (paper knife making), and 3) Japanese sword appreciation
３．Group proposal presentation on reviral and development of traditional technology
４．Individual report about specific proposal and development of PR contents.
*Aforementioned activities may be conducted partly on-line.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Wed. 10/28, 5-8th periods Introduction, Lecture, Charcoal cutting Supplement day for charcoal cutting (Practical Training) on Wed. 11/4, 5-6th periods||
|Class 2||Wed. 11/11, 5-6th periods Understanding of Iron industry and utilization in each country||
|Class 3||Sat. 11/14, 10:00-17:00 Practical Training||
|Class 4||Wed. 11/25, 5-7th periods Group work and Final group proposal presentation for revival/development of traditional technology||
SPOCs contents, other materials will be provided in due course.
Participation on lecture：10％
Research on traditional technology of home country：20％
Participation on practical training：10％
Contribution to group work：30％
Final proposal presentation (group evaluation)：10％
Final report, PR media (in English)：20％
1.Students who wish to enroll/participate in this course should have English proficiency (TOEIC score 750 or above, TOEFL-iBT score 80 or above), so that he/she will be able understand the lectures and actively participate in discussions.
2.Students should have interest on Japanese traditional technology (Tatara Iron Making) and its product (Japanese Iron).
Contact by E-mail to GSEC office.
Priority will be given to students who have enrolled in Global Scientists and Engineers Course．
Due to the limitation on number of participants, if the registration have reached more than the maximum limit, the selection may be made based on the credits received for the completion of GSEC course.
Students have to make individual final report in English.