Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSM20901 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Advanced Technical English Writing for Civil and Environmental Engineering
Subject Name
(Katakana)
アドバンスド テクニカル イングリッシュ ライティング フォー シビル アンド エンバイロメンタル エンジニアリング
Subject Name in
English
Advanced Technical English Writing for Civil and Environmental Engineering
Instructor KAWAI KENJI
Instructor
(Katakana)
カワイ ケンジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:ENG A1-111
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
 
Lecture and Exercises 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students Master's course students in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Program
Keywords Technical paper, Writing technique, Logical composition, Presentation, Questions and answers 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To cultivate the following abilities; to shape a theoretical and logical composition in English, to write a technical paper in English and to answer questions for the paper in English 
Class Schedule 1. Study of previous research papers
• You study previous research papers.

2. Preparation of a technical paper
• You write a technical paper in English.
• Your supervisor corrects your paper in terms of English grammar and usage of technical terms.
• You revise your paper according to the correction.
• Your supervisor corrects your revised paper again.
• You re-revise your paper according to the correction.
• The above correction and revision are repeated until your supervisor confirms that your paper can be submitted to a conference.

3. Submission of the paper
• You submit your paper to an international conference.

4. Exercise in presentation
• You do exercises in presentation in English under the tuition of your supervisor.

5. Presentation in the conference
• You make a presentation of your paper in English in the conference.

6. Questions and answers
• You understand questions for your paper and answer the questions in English.
• Using break time and/or lunch time in the conference, you actively exchange views on the subject of your paper with participants.

7. Review of the paper
• You review the preparation of the paper, presentation, and questions and answers.
• You submit a review report written in English to your supervisor.
 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
References will be provided by your supervisor if necessary. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) PC and AV will be used in the exercise in presentation. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
When you carry out literature research in your study, you should read papers with paying attention to the grammar and usage to understand them. 
Requirements This class is provided only to graduate students belonging to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Program.
You must submit a technical paper to an international conference. You must participate and give a presentation in the conference. However, the submission of your paper to an international journal may be considered to be equivalent to the requirements of this class. 
Grading Method The grade will be evaluated based on the followings:
1. Preparation of a paper submitted to the conference
2. Presentation in the conference
3. Questions and answers in the conference
4. Review report 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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