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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
Online (Synchronous)
Subject
Social studies, Languages
Program
School
School of Social and International Studies
Department
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Thu3,4
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
BE21511

Academic Discussion Seminar University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

The goal of this course is to engage students in active discussions on various contemporary topics, ranging from politics, economics, science to culture, entertainment etc. The students will be encouraged to express and defend their opinions openly and actively, as well as propose issues to be debated.

Learning Achievement

The objective of this course is to improve the students' academic communication skills.

Competence

Communication ability, critical and creative thinking skills, cross-cultural skills

Course prerequisites

There are no particular prerequisites for this course; however, the students should be comfortable with open discussions and presenting their work in English.

Grading Philosophy

Individual presentations and questions: 60%
Participation during plenary/group discussions: 20%
Final report (essay): 20%

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Vasilache Simona

Other information

Lecture is conducted in English.
G-course. Online(Synchronous). interdepartmental course
The number of students is limited to 30. Students who received the credits from Academic Discussion Seminar II in AY2018 and earlier cannot register. The number of students is limited to 30.
If the number of registered students exceeds 30, the class membership will be decided during the first lecture.
Preference will be given to fourth, third and second year students (in this order).

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.


Link to the syllabus provided by the university