2020 ALP Practice I (Teaching Practice) B

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Das Bhanu Pratap  Oura Hiroki  Tanaka Gaku  Shinozaki Kazuo  Kouchi Noriyuki  Akagi Hirofumi 
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Course description and aims

As a training course of the Academic Leaders Program (ALP) primarily directed at D1 and D2 students, the students will learn best practices for teaching through attending a lecture by professors in teaching and doing mock lectures by themselves. Moreover, a model English lecture will be offered to improve the students' ability of teaching in English.
This training course mainly targets D1 and D2 students who have a career plan to pursue an academic position like a professor in the near future.

Student learning outcomes

The goal of this training course is that the students experience teaching best practices including mock lectures by themselves, and learn teaching skills through attending lectures by professors in teaching.


Japanese mock lectures, Teaching skills, Educational guidance, Code of Ethics,

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

This training course consists of the following parts: The first one is to attend a lecture on teaching skills, a model lecture, and so on. The second one is two mock lectures by each doctoral student: One is to give a high-school students a lecture on the research being done by each student, and the other is to give university freshmen the lecture related to a basic science.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 13:20-15:05, Tuseday, June 16, O-okayama S223 Practical lecture on teaching skills (Oura, Hiroki and Tanaka, Gaku) (Japanse) Description of a report
Class 2 15:25-17:05, Tuseday, June 16, O-okayama S223 Introduction of Tokyo Tech, along with the latest statistics (Shinozaki, Kazuo) (Japanese and English) How to do a mock lecture and select its theme (Kouchi, Noriyuki and Akagi, Hirofumi) (Japanese)
Class 3 13:20-17:05, Tuseday, June 30, O-okayama S223 First-time mock lectue (Kouchi, Noriyuki and Akagi, Hirofumi) (Japanese)
Class 4 13:20-15:05, Tuseday, July 7, O-okayama S223 Model English lecture (Das, Bhanu Pratap) (English)
Class 5 13:30-17:05, Tuseday, Aug 4, O-okayama S223 Second-time mock lectue (Kouchi, Noriyuki and Akagi, Hirofumi) (Japanese)



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Assessment criteria and methods

Two-times mock lectures

Related courses

  • Other career courses

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

International students can take this training course under a condition of having a Japanese-language ability at an N1 or N2 level in the Japanese language proficiency test (JLPT).
It is not possible to take the training course in duplicate.

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Weekday 9:00-17:00

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