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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  1学期 /First Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1年
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
野北 明嗣
担当教員名
/Instructor
野北 明嗣, 金子 恵美子, ニコラス アラン, ウィルソン イアン, 齋藤 有史
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
English
更新日/Last updated on 2021/02/22
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course teaches students basic English skills necessary for communication, achieving academic goals, and personal development at the University of Aizu. Through a variety of topics and activities, students will develop four language skills (i.e., reading, writing, listening and speaking) with emphasis on receptive skills.
***Important: All English courses for first-year students are extremely important for your success at the University of Aizu. We strongly recommend you to take all of them (Introductory English 1-4) regardless of your TOEIC score.

The course includes the following components:
• In-class activities: Participating actively in class activities and tasks is an important part of the course.
• Homework assignments: Your instructor will assign homework to be done outside of class. These assignments are an important part of the course, and contribute to your overall final course grade.
• Survival list: You must learn frequently used expressions in class and take quizzes based on the survival list.
• Midterm & final exams: You must take these exams in order to pass this course.
***Important: In order to pass this course, students must also complete :
• TOEIC e-learning: Students must finish the assigned number of lessons and get at least 65% correct at each quiz.
• Vocabulary quizzes: Take assigned vocabulary quizzes online and achieve the required score.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
• Read or listen to and understand classroom English and oral instructions (live
  or online)
• Read and understand simple academic texts
• Understand the structure of a paragraph, i.e. main idea and supporting   
  details
• Read and write short English email messages with acceptable grammar and  
  construction (academic and non-academic)
• Use spell checker properly
• Write a sentence with acceptable grammar
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1 Introduction (syllabus, terms in syllabus, Moodle)
Class 2 Orientation (TOEIC online course, pretest)
Class 3 Unit 1-1
Class 4 Unit 1-2
Class 5 Unit 1-3
Class 6 Unit 2-1
Class 7 Unit 2-2
Class 8 Unit 2-3
Class 9 Midterm exam
Class 10 Unit 4-1
Class 11 Unit 4-2
Class 12 Unit 4-3
Class 13 Unit 5-1
Class 14 Unit 5-2, 3
Class 15 Final exam
教科書
/Textbook(s)
World English 2 (Third Edition) Cengage Learning. ISBN-13: 978-0-357-13021-6
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Grades will be based on the following items:

• Active participation: 5%
• Vocabulary quiz: 15%
• In-class activities: 15%
• Homework assignments: 15%
• Midterm exam: 25%
• Final exam (including Survival English test): 25%

***Important: In order to pass this course, students must also complete TOEIC e-learning.
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
• It is the students’ responsibility to read the course syllabus and
  announcements on LMS, and complete all course assignments in a timely
  manner.
• If you are absent 5 times or more, the final grade will be an “F” regardless of
  your final score for the course.
• You will be marked “absent” if you are late for more than 20 minutes to class
  or if you do not participate in class.
• If you are late for three classes, you will be marked as "absent" for the third class.
• Students must purchase the textbook and bring it to every class. If you do
  not have the textbook, you cannot take homework assignments.
• If you have to miss a class for an excused reason, contact Student Affairs
  and your instructor as soon as possible.
• Cheating or plagiarizing other’s work are strictly forbidden at the university. If
  you are caught cheating or plagiarizing, you will not pass this course.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Work experience

The course instructors have work experience in teaching the four skills of English at some language institutes including Gakken School Management and Obusha Enterprise and also at some companies including ALC Press and the Amazon speech recognition project.


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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  2学期 /Second Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1年
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
野北 明嗣
担当教員名
/Instructor
イリチュ ピーター, 野北 明嗣, ベンソン スチュアート
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
English
更新日/Last updated on 2021/01/29
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course teaches students basic English skills necessary for communication, achieving academic goals, and personal development at the University of Aizu. Through a variety of topics and activities, students will develop four language skills (i.e., reading, writing, listening and speaking) with emphasis on receptive skills.

The course includes the following components:
• In-class activities: Participating actively in class activities and tasks is an important part of the course.
• Vocabulary quizzes: Take assigned vocabulary quizzes online and achieve the required score.
• Homework assignments: Your instructor will assign homework to be done outside of class. These assignments are an important part of the course, and contribute to your overall final course grade.
• Midterm & final exams: You must take these exams in order to pass this course.
***Important: In order to pass this course, students must also complete:
• TOEIC e-learning: Students must finish the assigned number of lessons and get at least 65% correct at each quiz.
• Extensive reading: Students must read required words during the second quarter.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
• Read or listen to and understand classroom English and oral instructions (live
  or online)
• Read and understand simple academic texts
• Understand the structure of a paragraph, i.e. main idea and supporting   
  details
• Write a sentence with acceptable grammar
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1 Introduction
Class 2 Unit 8-1
Class 3 Unit 8-2
Class 4 Unit 8-3
Class 5 Study abroad fair
Class 6 Unit 9-1
Class 7 Unit 9-2
Class 8 Unit 9-3
Class 9 Midterm exam
Class 10 Unit 10-1
Class 11 Unit 10-2
Class 12 Unit 10-4
Class 13 Unit 11-1
Class 14 Unit 11-2, 3
Class 15 Final exam
教科書
/Textbook(s)
World English 2 (Third Edition). Cengage Learning. ISBN-13: 978-0-357-13021-6
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Grades will be based on the following items (subject to change):

• Active participation: 5%
• Vocabulary quiz: 15%
• In-class activities: 15%
• Homework assignments: 15%
• Midterm exam: 25%
• Final exam: 25%

***Important: In order to pass this course, students must also complete TOEIC e-learning and Mreader (extensive reading):
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
• It is the students’ responsibility to read the course syllabus and
  announcements on LMS, and complete all course assignments in a timely
  manner.
• If you are absent 5 times or more, the final grade will be an “F” regardless of
  your final score for the course.
• You will be marked “absent” if you are late for more than 20 minutes to class
  or if you do not participate in class.
• If you are late for three classes, you will be marked as "absent" for the third class.
• Students must purchase the textbook and bring it to every class. If you do
  not have the textbook, you cannot take assignments.
• If you have to miss a class for an excused reason, contact Student Affairs
  and your instructor as soon as possible.
• Cheating or plagiarizing other’s work are strictly forbidden at the university. If
  you are caught cheating or plagiarizing, you will not pass this course.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Work experience:

The course instructors have work experience in teaching the four skills of English at some language institutes including Gakken School Management and Obusha Enterprise and also at some companies including ALC Press and the Amazon speech recognition project.


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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  3学期 /Third Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1年
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
ニコラス アラン
担当教員名
/Instructor
ニコラス アラン, ベンソン スチュアート
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
更新日/Last updated on 2021/01/12
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course continues from the Introductory English 1 and Introductory English 2 courses taught in the first two quarters of the freshman year. Introductory English 3 aims to continue developing learners’ four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking for general communication. In addition, the course aims to improve learners’ fluency with English; learners’ ability to engage in meaningful communicative interaction, and also further learners’ knowledge of the formal aspects of the English language, such as vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. At the same time, learners will engage with a variety of content topics and themes, developing their ability to discuss issues and think critically.

The course includes:
•In-class activities- participating actively in class activities and tasks is an important part of the course. Your participation will be carefully monitored. It is also important for you to bring the course textbook to every class; not bringing the textbook will affect your class participation evaluation. If you have to miss a class for an important reason (such as illness, or a family emergency), you should contact your instructor in advance.
•Vocabulary quizzes- there will be regular vocabulary quizzes throughout the course, based on words found in the course textbook. Your vocabulary quiz scores contribute to your overall final course grade.
•Homework assignments- your instructor will sometimes assign homework to be done outside of class. These assignments are an important part of the course, and contribute to your overall final course grade.
•Mid-term & final exams- exams will be administered twice for this course. Make-up exams will only be allowed for legitimate reasons (such as illness or a family emergency).

***Important: In order to pass this course, students must also complete:
•TOEIC e-learning- students must successfully pass the quizzes of the assigned units.
If a student fails to complete the TOEIC e-learning, they cannot pass the Introductory English 3 course.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
• Read and understand simple academic texts
• Understand the structure of a paragraph
• Make proper inferences about conversations
• Listen to and understand informal face-face communication
• Talk about familiar things and people to those they meet for the first time
• Express opinions orally about topics familiar to them
• Use communication strategies effectively and appropriately
• Describe or explain objects as well as their experience orally
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
L1 Ice-breaking; introduction to syllabus & textbook
L2 Unit 1: sections A & B
L3 Unit 1: section C
L4 Unit 1: section D
L5 Unit 2: sections A & B
L6 Unit 2: section C
L7 Unit 2: section D
L8 MID-TERM EXAM
L9 Unit 3: sections A & B.
L10 Unit 3: section C
L11 Unit 3: section E
L12 Unit 4: sections A & B
L13 Unit 4: section D
L14 Speaking assignment; review of course materials
L15 FINAL EXAM
教科書
/Textbook(s)
Bohlke. D. (2017). Keynote 2. Cengage Learning. ISBN-13: 978-1-305-96504-1
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Grades will be based on class participation, vocabulary quizzes, homework assignments, a speaking assignment, and the two examinations:
• Active participation- 5%
• Speaking assignment- 10%
• In-class activities/ homework assignments- 20%
• Mid-term exam- 25%
• Final exam- 25%
         Vocabulary quizzes- 15%
***It is necessary to earn at least 40% in each category in order to pass the course.***

•Student obligations- It is the students’ responsibility to read the syllabus and weekly instructions; take the quizzes, speaking assignments and exams on time, and complete homework assignments in a timely manner.
It is important to attend classes. If you are absent more than the maximum number allowed for this course, the final grade will be an “F,” regardless of your final score for the course.
If you are late three times, that will count as one absence. If you are more than twenty minutes late, you will be regarded as being absent from that class.
•Academic integrity- Students must take the quizzes and exams individually; cheating or plagiarizing other’s work will not be allowed. Students can help each other to understand instructions, or the meaning of questions, but they must give their answers independently.
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
Students are expected to have the textbook for the beginning of the course.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
The course instructors have work experience in private industry, as language instructors, administrators and in developing and administering language assessments.

The course will be managed via the online learning management system..

***Note: This course syllabus is subject to change.

Class:Lecture


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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  4学期 /Fourth Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1年
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
ニコラス アラン
担当教員名
/Instructor
パーキンズ ジェレミー, ニコラス アラン, ベンソン スチュアート
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
更新日/Last updated on 2021/01/12
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course continues from the Introductory English 1, Introductory English 2 and Introductory English 3 courses taught in the first three quarters of the freshman year. Introductory English 4 aims to continue developing learners’ four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking for general communication. In addition, the course aims to improve learners’ fluency with English; learners’ ability to engage in meaningful communicative interaction, and also further learners’ knowledge of the formal aspects of the English language, such as vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. At the same time, learners will engage with a variety of content topics and themes, developing their ability to discuss issues and think critically.

The course includes:
• In-class activities- participating actively in class activities and tasks is an important part of the course. Your participation will be carefully monitored. It is also important for you to bring the course textbook to every class; not bringing the textbook will affect your class participation evaluation. If you have to miss a class for an important reason (such as illness, or a family emergency), you should contact your instructor in advance.
• Vocabulary quizzes- there will be regular vocabulary quizzes throughout the course, based on words found in the course textbook. Your vocabulary quiz scores contribute to your overall final course grade.
• Homework assignments- your instructor will sometimes assign homework to be done outside of class. These assignments are an important part of the course, and contribute to your overall final course grade.
• Mid-term & final exams- exams will be administered twice for this course. Make-up exams will only be allowed for legitimate reasons (such as illness or a family emergency).

***Important: In order to pass this course, students must also complete:
• TOEIC e-learning- students must successfully pass the quizzes of the assigned units.
If a student fails to complete the TOEIC e-learning, they cannot pass the Introductory English 4 course.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
•Read and understand simple academic texts
•Write directions, instructions, or explanation with logic, and explain a procedure.
•Listen to and understand informal face-face communication
•Talk about familiar things and people to those they meet for the first time
•Express opinions orally about topics familiar to them
•Describe or explain objects as well as their experience orally
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
L1 Unit 7: sections A & B
L2 Unit 7: section C
L3 Unit 7: section D
L4 Unit 8: sections A & B
L5 Unit 8: section C
L6 Unit 8: section D
L7 Instructional texts
L8 MID-TERM EXAM
L9 Unit 10: sections A & B
L10 Unit 10: section D
L11 Unit 10: section E
L12 Unit 12: sections A & B
L13 Unit 12: section C
L14 Speaking assignment; review of course materials
L15 FINAL EXAM
教科書
/Textbook(s)
Bohlke. D. (2017). Keynote 2. Cengage Learning. ISBN-13: 978-1-305-96504-1
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Grades will be based on class participation, vocabulary quizzes, homework assignments, a speaking assignment, and the two examinations:
• Active participations- 5%
• Vocabulary quizzes- 15%
• Speaking assignment- 10%
• In-class activities/ homework assignments- 20%
• Mid-term exam- 25%
• Final exam- 25%
***It is necessary to earn at least 40% in each category in order to pass the course.***
• Student obligations- It is the students’ responsibility to read the syllabus and weekly instructions; take the quizzes, speaking assignments and exams on time, and complete homework assignments in a timely manner.
It is important to attend classes. If you are absent more than 4 times for this course, the final grade will be an “F,” regardless of your final score for the course.
Being late three times will be counted as one absence. Being more than twenty minutes late will be counted as an absence.
• Academic integrity- Students must take the quizzes and exams individually; cheating or plagiarizing other’s work will not be allowed. Students can help each other to understand instructions, or the meaning of questions, but they must give their answers independently.
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
Students are expected to have the textbook for the beginning of the course.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
The course instructors have experience in private industry, as language instructors, administrators and in developing and administering language assessments.

The course will be managed via the Moodle website.

***Note: This syllabus is subject to change.***

Class:Lecture


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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  1学期 /First Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
2年
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
ホウ ヨンヒョン
担当教員名
/Instructor
ホウ ヨンヒョン, パーキンズ ジェレミー, イリチュ ピーター
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
更新日/Last updated on 2021/01/15
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course is designed to consolidate basic communication skills in English and further foster critical thinking skills, learning to summarize/generate ideas or construct/evaluate arguments in English independently and collaboratively. Activities will be balanced across the 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), designed to improve both the receptive and productive skills in discussing course topics. Topics introduced in this course center around the contemporary issues, which students will find intriguing and essential in their career development. Also, there will be mandatory e-learning assignments in this course. Details will be provided in class.   
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
1) read and understand simple academic text.
2) verbally summarize what they read and heard.
3) write simple paragraphs or short essays by summarizing ideas and opinions with logic, structure and acceptable grammar.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1. Course Orientation
Class 2. Unit 1 (Psychology): Happiness
Class 3. Unit 1 (Psychology): Happiness
Class 4. Unit 2 (Linguistics): A Time to Learn
Class 5. Unit 2 (Linguistics): A Time to Learn
Class 6. Unit 3 (Public Health): Sleep
Class 7. Unit 3 (Public Health): Sleep
Class 8. Midterm Examination
Class 9. Unit 4 (Business): Negotiating for Success
Class 10. Unit 4 (Business): Negotiating for Success
Class 11. Unit 5 (Art History): Modern Art
Class 12. Unit 5 (Art History): Modern Art
Class 13. Unit 6 (Engineering): Robots
Class 14. Unit 6 (Engineering): Robots
Class 15. Final Examination  
教科書
/Textbook(s)
Contemporary Topics 1: 21st Century Skills for Academic Success (4th edition, Pearson)
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Active Participation: 15%
Vocabulary Quizzes: 10%
Assignments: 25%
Midterm Exam: 25%
Final Exam: 25%
E-learning: Pass/Fail

Note:
1) If you do not complete more than 50% of each component, you cannot pass this course.

2) If students miss 4 classes or more, they cannot pass this course.
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
The course instructors have work experience in teaching the four skills of English at some language institutes including ECC Language School.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Course materials (e.g. lecture notes) are available on the course page (Moodle).


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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  2学期 /Second Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
2年
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
ホウ ヨンヒョン
担当教員名
/Instructor
ブレイク ジョン, ホウ ヨンヒョン, リングル ウイリアム, 齋藤 有史
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
更新日/Last updated on 2021/01/15
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course is designed to teach students how to organize and present their ideas effectively in English so that they can further develop their skills required in academic English. With the topics encompassing broad areas of study, students will learn how to summarize English materials (both verbally and also in writing) and express their ideas clearly in English (both in the form of structured texts and oral presentation). Also, there will be mandatory e-learning assignments in this course. Details will be provided in class.  
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
1) read and understand simple academic text.
2) verbally summarize what they read and heard.
3) develop an ability to formulate arguments (and/or opinions) based on audio/text input in preparation for writing.
4) develop strategies to write a graduation thesis with focus on organization, layout, formatting, text-graphics coordination and judgment of content.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1. Course Orientation
Class 2. Unit 7 (Media Studies): Interactive Games
Class 3. Unit 7 (Media Studies): Interactive Games
Class 4. Unit 8 (Biology): Genetically Modified Food
Class 5. Unit 8 (Biology): Genetically Modified Food
Class 6. Unit 9 (Business): Design Thinking
Class 7. Unit 9 (Business): Design Thinking
Class 8. Midterm Examination
Class 9. Unit 10 (History): Shackleton
Class 10. Unit 10 (History): Shackleton
Class 11. Unit 11 (Philosophy): Ethics
Class 12. Unit 11 (Philosophy): Ethics
Class 13. Unit 12 (Information Technology): Big Data
Class 14. Unit 12 (Information Technology): Big Data
Class 15. Final Examination
教科書
/Textbook(s)
Contemporary Topics 1: 21st Century Skills for Academic Success (4th edition, Pearson)
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Vocabulary Quizzes: 10%
Active Participation: 15%
Assignments: 25%
Midterm Exam: 25%
Final Exam: 25%
E-learning: Pass/Fail

Note:
1) If you do not complete more than 50% of each component, you cannot pass this course.

2) If students miss 4 classes or more, they cannot pass this course.
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
The course instructors have work experience in teaching the four skills of English at some language institutes including GEOS Corporation and also at some companies including HSBC Bank and NYK Logistics.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Course materials (e.g. lecture notes) are available on the course page (Moodle).


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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  3学期 /Third Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
2年
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
リングル ウイリアム
担当教員名
/Instructor
ウィルソン イアン, ロイ デボプリオ, ブレイク ジョン, リングル ウイリアム
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
English
更新日/Last updated on 2021/01/29
授業の概要
/Course outline
Intermediate English 3 is an English course focused on writing and technical presentation skills. In order to prepare students for careers as computer scientists, the course teaches the use of academic language and critical thinking in computer science (CS)-specific contexts. Further, the course will prepare students to make conference presentations and discuss their research interests.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
Course objectives
Students will learn writing and presentation strategies that allow them to communicate and think critically in English as computer science professionals.

By the end of this course, students will achieve the following course tasks:
T1. Listen to, understand, and verbally summarize an academic presentation
T2. Develop thesis-writing strategies (focus on organization, layout, formatting, text-graphics coordination and content judgment)
T3. Design a technical presentation, find synonyms, and present research without notes
T4. Create a poster for an academic presentation

Attainment targets:
Listening
Using English, students are expected to be able to:
L1. Follow oral instructions and lectures in the classroom reasonably well
L2. Listen to speakers in video presentations and understand the content reasonably well
L3. Listen to and understand classroom presentations by classmates and post follow-up online comments

Speaking
Using English, students are expected to be able to:
S1. Describe a process used in computer science
S2. Make presentations to describe a process/procedure, technology or situation
S3. Respond to questions from audience/instructor
S4. Provide a reasoned opinion, with evidence, on a familiar topic

Reading
Using English, students are expected to be able to:
R1. Research a topic well based on readings on the Internet
R2. Select/highlight the most important arguments in a reading and write thesis statements
R3. Comprehend a process, instruction or guidelines as outlined in a technical text
R4. Look for synonyms/antonyms for word choices made for the presentation/reports

Writing
Using English, students are expected to be able to:
W1. Write statements to describe a process, or main arguments on a topic
W2. Design posters to describe a research theme
W3. Design technical presentations demonstrating a technology and/or a CS topic of interest
W4. Be able to write captions describing an image to be used in poster/presentation/report  
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
For each class session, T=Tasks described in Course Objectives above; L/S/R/W=Attainment Targets in Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing as described above.

1 Learn about the course and the syllabus, the structure and functions of research papers, and how to identify basic information in them. [L1; S3]

2 Learn important features of academic style as well as key academic vocabulary and how it is used in the genres of research articles and presentations. Begin choosing a lab and research topic of interest. [L1; S3]

3 Learn about different methods of note taking and concept mapping. Watch a video on a CS topic and practice listening and taking notes. [T1; L1/2; S3]

4 Learn about summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting, and practice using academic vocabulary to summarize the video you saw. Work on the Video Speaking Assignment. [T1; L1/2; S1/3; R1; W1]

5 Learn how to find useful topic information online. Begin searching for information related to your topics of interest. Practice discussing these topics with partners. [L1/3; S1/2/3; R1/3]

6 Practice summarizing information from academic texts using example sentences and academic vocabulary. Work on the Summary Assignment. [T2; L1; S3; R1/2/4; W1]

7 Learn how specific words can express opinions or measurable facts, and how to identify these words in texts. Practice evaluating evidence for statements in academic texts and discuss this evidence with partners. [L1/3; S1/2/3/4; R1/2/3; W1]

8 Using graduation theses from a lab you want to join, learn the language used to describe research processes, methods, and/or results in your field. Evaluate and describe these for your classmates and respond to their comments and questions. [L1/3; S1/2/3/4; R1/2/3/4; W1]

9 Learn how to plan a good research presentation and make effective presentation slides. Choose a CS topic of interest and begin work on the Technical Presentation Assignment. [T2/3; L1; R1/2/3/4; W1/3/4]

10 Practice identifying and using key academic vocabulary and sentence structures to write content for the Technical Presentation Assignment. [T2/3; L1; R1/2/3/4; W1/3]

11 Learn the features of an effective presentation and practice presenting research with your classmates. Work on completing the Technical Presentation Assignment. [T2/3; L1/3; S1/2/3/4; R3/4; W1/3/4]

12 Learn the features of good academic/scientific research poster design. Identify graphics and other design elements to use for your topic and begin work on the Research Poster Assignment. [T2/4; L1; R1/2/3/4; W1/2/4]

13 Discuss your chosen CS topics with classmates and respond to comments and questions. Choose effective academic vocabulary and grammar to describe research information in your Research Poster Assignment. [T2/4; L1/3; S1/2/3/4; R3/4; W1/2]

14 Review the main points discussed in the course. Submit a course evaluation and work on finishing the Research Poster Assignment. [T2/4; L1; R1/2/3/4; W1/2/4]

Final Project Poster due by the end of the final exam week
教科書
/Textbook(s)
Materials to be provided by individual instructors; no textbook required
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
In-class language activities (instructor's choice) 20%
In-class research activities (instructor's choice) 20%
Video Speaking Assignment T1 10%
Summary Assignment T2 10%
Technical Presentation Assignment T2/3 20%
Research Poster Assignment T2/4 20%
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
None
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Reference websites

Mind Maps (https://coggle.it/)
Screencast-o-Matic (https://screencast-o-matic.com/)
Grammarly (https://www.grammarly.com/)
YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/)
TED Talks (https://www.ted.com/talks)
VoiceTube (https://www.voicetube.com/)
Google Scholar (https://scholar.google.co.jp/)
Poster Creation (http://guides.nyu.edu/posters)


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開講学期
/Semester
2021年度/Academic Year  後期 /Second Semester
対象学年
/Course for;
4年
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
ブレイク ジョン
担当教員名
/Instructor
ブレイク ジョン, ロイ デボプリオ, ニコラス アラン, パーキンズ ジェレミー, ホウ ヨンヒョン, 野北 明嗣, リングル ウイリアム, イリチュ ピーター
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
履修規程上の先修条件
/Prerequisites
使用言語
/Language
English
更新日/Last updated on 2021/01/29
授業の概要
/Course outline
The primary aim of this course is to enable participants to write a graduation thesis that conforms to the university guidelines and expectations of supervisors. The form, function and content of the graduation thesis and its sections will be studied in detail. Participants will plan, draft, edit and revise their own graduation thesis throughout this course. The secondary aim is to plan, prepare and practice for the graduation thesis presentation.
授業の目的と到達目標
/Objectives and attainment
goals
By the end of the course participants will be able to:

(a) write a graduation thesis which is clear, concise, correct, objective and formal.
(b) deliver a research presentation to showcase their graduation thesis project.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
This content of the course will be tailored to the requirements of the participants by the individual class teacher. The assessment criteria, however, remain the same.

Block 1 Thesis writing
Session 1 Thesis structure
Session 2 Paragraph development
Session 3 Referring to sources
Session 4 Introduction
Session 5 Method
Session 6 Results
Session 7 Discussion
Session 8 Front and end matter (abstract, references, etc.)

Block 2 Workshop/consultations
Session 9 Planning
Session 10 Drafting
Session 11 Editing

Block 3 Presentations
Session 12 Oral presentations
Session 13 Slideshow presentations
Session 14 Video presentations
教科書
/Textbook(s)
No textbook. Materials will be provided.
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Thesis writing: 70%
Criteria:
Accuracy, Brevity, Clarity, Objectivity, Formality and Completeness

Presentation: 30%
Criteria:
Language skills (grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation)
Presentation skills (content, slide design, body language)
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
None
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
None


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