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Course Detail

Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
Online (Synchronous)
Subject
Biological sciences, Computer Science, Mass communications & documentation
Program
School
Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
Department
Master's Program in Informatics
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
April - June
Weekday and Period
Tue5,6
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
0ATW135

Communication Behavior University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This course discusses interpersonal communication via quantitative survey approach. Students are expected to learn how various media usage influences interpersonal communication and selective behaviors. This course will introduce the history and development of various media, namely: (1) from mass media to social media, and (2) their effects on users' identity formation, (3) language use, (4) perception of communication media and interpersonal relationships especially social support networks. Through this course, students will be able to acquire basic skills to understand existing body of research studies conducted both within and outside of Japan.

Learning Achievement

Competence

Communication skills; Mathematical research skills; Expertise for media

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

The overall evaluation will be based on the below activies and should be over 60% in total.
1) material preparation, discussion points submission, class participation (50%);
2) 2 final reports (50%)

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Toshimori Atsushi,Ye Shaoyu

Other information

Classes are offered in English in even-years and in Japanese in odd-years, respectively; Special subjects for Information Interaction; Teacher Training Course
Identical to 01MBA11.
Online(Synchronous) Students are required to understand discussion on the basis of statistics. We will conduct the classes using "Teams."

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Atsushi Toshimori,Shaoyu Ye

Email address: tosimori@slis.tsukuba.ac.jp,shaoyu@slis.tsukuba.ac.jp


Link to the syllabus provided by the university