Following LAS.I111 (Information Literacy I), this course mainly focuses on the practical skills of prosecuting your research work. It covers (1) data processing, (2) academic writing, and (3) oral presentation.
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Process experimental data,
2) Understand the organization of academic papers and acquire the ability to use academic writing tools,
3) Acquire the oral competence necessary to make presentations
Information Literacy, Data processing, Academic writing, Presentation
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Each class starts with a lecture and is followed by exercise problems related to the lecture.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Processing data (1): Processing experimental data||Learn methods of processing and organizing experimental data.|
|Class 2||Processing data (2): Presenting experimental data in an effective manner||Learn methods of effective presentation of experimental data to others.|
|Class 3||Academic writing (1): Writing tools||Acquire the ability to write scientific documents using either pLaTeX or Microsoft Word.|
|Class 4||Academic writing (2): The format of research papers||Learn the organization of scientific documents and basic techniques to prepare such documents.|
|Class 5||Presentation: Tools||Learn the purpose, difficulties, and techniques of a scientific presentation.|
|Class 6||Presentation: Preparation of slide-ware, Effective presentation techniques||Learn methods of effective slideware preparation techniques, including layout techniques, color scheme design, and addition of contrasts to your slideware.|
|Class 7||Presentation||Through practical presentation training, you acquire practical presentation skills.|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterward (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Pointers to all materials used in class will be made accessible online.
The grade will be based on your ability to utilize the computer infrastructure and academic information resources provided by our university. The course scores are based on exercise problems. There is no term-end examination.
Students must have completed LAS.I111 (Information Literacy I) or have equivalent knowledge.
Please carry your student ID card at all times during the course. The matrix code printed on its back is essential for using educational computers.
Generally, a first-year student should take the class designated by the student division (Kyomu-ka). A class-change request might be accepted exceptionally, but changes to 2a or 2b will not be accepted. A non-first-year student should take a class b except 2b.