AY 2022 Undergraduate School Course Catalog

English Language Courses

2022/06/27

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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  1学期 /First Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
BENSON Stuart
担当教員名
/Instructor
KANEKO Emiko, WILSON Ian, PERKINS Jeremy, BENSON Stuart
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/21
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course aims to develop learners’ four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking for both general communication and for computer science-related topics. 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 useful and important vocabulary. At the same time, learners will engage with a variety of content topics and themes related to their real life needs and computer science, developing their ability to discuss issues and think critically.

Course components:
The course includes:
• In-class activities/homework- Your instructor will sometimes give activities or tasks in class, or sometimes assign homework tasks. These tasks will be graded, and will contribute to your overall final grade. There will also be final larger tasks at the end of every course unit.
• Vocabulary quizzes- there will be regular vocabulary quizzes throughout the course, based high frequency words in the English language. Your vocabulary quiz scores contribute to your overall final course grade. You can take each quiz only once.
1. You will take each quiz online.
2. Study the assigned words before you take the quiz.
3. There is a 10-minute time limit.
4. Vocabulary quizzes account for 15% of your final grade.
• Final exam- a final exam will be administered for this course. Make-up exams will only be allowed for legitimate reasons (such as illness or a family emergency).
• Speaking assignment- you will be required to complete an assignment in which you will need to speak English. Your score will contribute towards your overall final grade.
***Important***
In order to pass this course, students must also complete:
• TOEIC e-learning (Kickoff for TOEIC)- students must take:
o at least 3 mock exams (1 in Q1; 1 in Q2 and 1 in Q3)
o pass 51 units or more in total (17 units in Q1; 17 units in Q2 and 17 units in Q3). To pass a unit, you must score 65% or higher (re-takers who did not take IE1 or IE2 must complete 17 units by the due date)

***Important: You must complete the TOEIC e-learning in order to pass Introductory 1.
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:
• Increase their fluency in English language reading, writing, speaking and listening;
• Become more effective independent language learners, practicing and incorporating learning strategies into their English language studies.
• Further develop their understanding of high frequency English vocabulary and use their knowledge with increased speed;
• Carry out a number of English language tasks connected to relevant general and specific purposes topics.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1: Introduction to course
Class 2: Unit 1-1
Class 3: Unit 1-2
Class 4: Unit 1-3
Class 5: Unit 1-4
Class 6: Unit 2-1
Class 7: Unit 2-2
Class 8: Unit 2-3
Class 9: Unit 2-4
Class 10: Unit 3-1
Class 11: Unit 3-2
Class 12: Unit 3-3
Class 13: Unit 3-4
Class 14: Speaking assignment
***There will also be a final exam during exam week.***
教科書
/Textbook(s)
All materials are provided by the instructor.
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Active participation: 5%
Vocabulary quizzes: 15%
Speaking assignment: 10%
In-class activities/homework assignments: 35%
Final exam: 35%
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
All materials are provided by the instructor in class and/or via Moodle.
Every student must enroll in the course through Moodle. Announcements will be uploaded on the course page on Moodle. Please check Moodle for detailed information on assignments or other course information. Please contact your professor if you have any problems accessing the website. If you have problems with your login, please contact or visit SSB (RQ 207-E).
It is required that students take quizzes and exams individually; cheating/plagiarizing other’s work will not be tolerated.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Instructors in this course have work experience in private industry.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  2学期 /Second Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
BENSON Stuart
担当教員名
/Instructor
BENSON Stuart, KANEKO Emiko, CARR Nicholas
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/21
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course aims to develop learners’ four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking for both general communication and for computer science-related topics. 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 useful and important vocabulary. At the same time, learners will engage with a variety of content topics and themes related to their real life needs and computer science, developing their ability to discuss issues and think critically.

Course components:
The course includes:
• In-class activities/homework- Your instructor will sometimes give activities or tasks in class, or sometimes assign homework tasks. These tasks will be graded, and will contribute to your overall final grade. There will also be final larger tasks at the end of every course unit.
• Vocabulary quizzes- there will be regular vocabulary quizzes throughout the course, based high frequency words in the English language. Your vocabulary quiz scores contribute to your overall final course grade. You can take each quiz only once.
1. You will take each quiz online.
2. Study the assigned words before you take the quiz.
3. There is a 10-minute time limit.
4. Vocabulary quizzes account for 15% of your final grade.
• Final exam- a final exam will be administered for this course. Make-up exams will only be allowed for legitimate reasons (such as illness or a family emergency).
• Speaking assignment- you will be required to complete an assignment in which you will need to speak English. Your score will contribute towards your overall final grade.
***Important***
In order to pass this course, students must also complete:
• TOEIC e-learning (Kickoff for TOEIC)- students must take:
o at least 3 mock exams (1 in Q1; 1 in Q2 and 1 in Q3)
o pass 51 units or more in total (17 units in Q1; 17 units in Q2 and 17 units in Q3). To pass a unit, you must score 65% or higher (re-takers who did not take IE1 or IE2 must complete 17 units by the due date)

***Important: You must complete the TOEIC e-learning in order to pass Introductory 2.
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:
• Increase their fluency in English language reading, writing, speaking and listening;
• Become more effective independent language learners, practicing and incorporating learning strategies into their English language studies.
• Further develop their understanding of high frequency English vocabulary and use their knowledge with increased speed;
• Carry out a number of English language tasks connected to relevant general and specific purposes topics.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1: Introduction to course
Class 2: Unit 4-1
Class 3: Unit 4-2
Class 4: Unit 4-3
Class 5: Unit 4-4
Class 6: Unit 5-1
Class 7: Unit 5-2
Class 8: Unit 5-3
Class 9: Unit 5-4
Class 10: Unit 6-1
Class 11: Unit 6-2
Class 12: Unit 6-3
Class 13: Unit 6-4
Class 14: Speaking assignment
***There will also be a final exam during exam week.***
教科書
/Textbook(s)
All materials are provided by the instructor.
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Active participation: 5%
Vocabulary quizzes: 15%
Speaking assignment: 10%
In-class activities/homework assignments: 35%
Final exam: 35%
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
• All materials are provided by the instructor in class and/or via Moodle.
Every student must enroll in the course through Moodle. Announcements will be uploaded on the course page on Moodle. Please check Moodle for detailed information on assignments or other course information. Please contact your professor if you have any problems accessing the website. If you have problems with your login, please contact or visit SSB (RQ 207-E).
It is required that students take quizzes and exams individually; cheating/plagiarizing other’s work will not be tolerated.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Instructors in this course have work experience in private industry.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  3学期 /Third Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
NICHOLAS Allan
担当教員名
/Instructor
NICHOLAS Allan, BENSON Stuart, CARR Nicholas
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/24
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. Bridge 1 to Intermediate English aims to continue developing learners’ four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking for both general communication and for computer science-related topics. 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 useful and important vocabulary. At the same time, learners will engage with a variety of content topics and themes related to their real life needs and computer science, developing their ability to discuss issues and think critically.
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:
• Increase their fluency in English language reading, writing, speaking and listening;
• Become more effective independent language learners, practicing and incorporating learning strategies into their English language studies.
• Further develop their understanding of high frequency English vocabulary and use their knowledge with increased speed;
• Carry out a number of English language tasks connected to relevant general and specific purposes topics.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1: Introduction to course
Class 2: Unit 1-1
Class 3: Unit 1-2
Class 4: Unit 1-3
Class 5: Unit 1-4
Class 6: Unit 2-1
Class 7: Unit 2-2
Class 8: Unit 2-3
Class 9: Unit 2-4
Class 10: Unit 3-1
Class 11: Unit 3-2
Class 12: Unit 3-3
Class 13: Unit 3-4
Class 14: Speaking assignment
***There will also be a final exam during exam week.***
教科書
/Textbook(s)
All materials are provided by the instructor.
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Active participation: 5%
Vocabulary quizzes: 15%
Speaking assignment: 10%
In-class activities/homework assignments: 35%
Final exam: 35%

Note: In order to pass this course, students must also complete the required TOEIC e-learning modules and mock TOEIC exam(s).
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
All materials are provided by the instructor in class and/or via Moodle.
Every student must enroll in the course through Moodle. Announcements will be uploaded on the course page on Moodle. Please check Moodle for detailed information on assignments or other course information. Please contact your professor if you have any problems accessing the website. If you have problems with your login, please contact or visit SSB (RQ 207-E).
It is required that students take quizzes and exams individually; cheating/plagiarizing other’s work will not be tolerated.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Instructors in this course have work experience in private industry.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  4学期 /Fourth Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
1st year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
NICHOLAS Allan
担当教員名
/Instructor
NICHOLAS Allan, LINGLE William, PERKINS Jeremy, ROY Debopriyo, WILSON Ian
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/24
授業の概要
/Course outline
This course continues from the Introductory English 1, Introductory English 2, and Bridge 1 to Intermediate English courses taught in the first three quarters of the freshman year. Bridge 2 to Intermediate English aims to continue developing learners’ four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking for both general communication and for computer science-related topics. 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 useful and important vocabulary. At the same time, learners will engage with a variety of content topics and themes related to their real life needs and computer science, developing their ability to discuss issues and think critically.
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:
• Increase their fluency in English language reading, writing, speaking and listening;
• Become more effective independent language learners, practicing and incorporating learning strategies into their English language studies.
• Further develop their understanding of high frequency English vocabulary and use their knowledge with increased speed;
• Carry out a number of English language tasks connected to relevant general and specific purposes topics.
授業スケジュール
/Class schedule
Class 1: Introduction to course
Class 2: Unit 4-1
Class 3: Unit 4-2
Class 4: Unit 4-3
Class 5: Unit 4-4
Class 6: Unit 5-1
Class 7: Unit 5-2
Class 8: Unit 5-3
Class 9: Unit 5-4
Class 10: Unit 6-1
Class 11: Unit 2-2
Class 12: Unit 6-3
Class 13: Unit 6-4
Class 14: Speaking assignment
***There will also be a final exam during exam week.***
教科書
/Textbook(s)
All materials are provided by the instructor.
成績評価の方法・基準
/Grading method/criteria
Active participation: 5%
Vocabulary quizzes: 15%
Speaking assignment: 10%
In-class activities/homework assignments: 35%
Final exam: 35%

Note: In order to pass this course, you must complete the required number of TOEIC e-learning units, and mock TOEIC exams.
履修上の留意点
/Note for course registration
All materials are provided by the instructor in class and/or via Moodle.
Every student must enroll in the course through Moodle. Announcements will be uploaded on the course page on Moodle. Please check Moodle for detailed information on assignments or other course information. Please contact your professor if you have any problems accessing the website. If you have problems with your login, please contact or visit SSB (RQ 207-E).
It is required that students take quizzes and exams individually; cheating/plagiarizing other’s work will not be tolerated.
参考(授業ホームページ、図書など)
/Reference (course
website, literature, etc.)
Instructors in this course have work experience in private industry.


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  1学期 /First Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
HEO Younghyon
担当教員名
/Instructor
HEO Younghyon, ILIC Peter
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/24
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
2022年度/Academic Year  2学期 /Second Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
HEO Younghyon
担当教員名
/Instructor
BLAKE John, HEO Younghyon, ILIC Peter
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/24
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
2022年度/Academic Year  3学期 /Third Quarter
対象学年
/Course for;
2nd year
単位数
/Credits
2.0
責任者
/Coordinator
LINGLE William
担当教員名
/Instructor
ROY Debopriyo, LINGLE William, BLAKE John
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/02/03
授業の概要
/Course outline
Advanced English 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
Screencast-o-Matic
Grammarly
TED talks
Voice Tube
Google Scholar


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開講学期
/Semester
2022年度/Academic Year  後期 /Second Semester
対象学年
/Course for;
4th year
単位数
/Credits
1.0
責任者
/Coordinator
BLAKE John
担当教員名
/Instructor
BLAKE John, ROY Debopriyo, NICHOLAS Allan, PERKINS Jeremy, HEO Younghyon, LINGLE William, ILIC Peter, CARR Nicholas
推奨トラック
/Recommended track
先修科目
/Essential courses
更新日/Last updated on 2022/01/11
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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