Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code KK026050 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 海外調査研究(工学応用)
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International Research and Study for Engineering (Advanced)
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Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  Year
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Lesson Style Research Lesson Style
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Lecture & Research 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Students of School of Engineering
Keywords Engineering, International Research, Industry,Practical work experience 
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This course is focusing on “International Research and Study”, in particular, “Engineering”. The program gives chances of real experience in overseas, by which the participants will grow to competitive global engineers.
This program consists of 1) Preliminary Training, 2) International Research and Study and 3) Follow-up Training.
The students have to make a report and presentation at the end of semester. 
Class Schedule 1.Preliminary Training (Basically, Apr. Aug.)
English training (lecture and computer based one, designated by the program)
Lecture for security in abroad
Preliminary study for local language and culture before the dispatch
2.International Research and Study (for 3 months) Research and study in labs of the dispatched university and internship training in the dispatched factory in accordance with the research plan formulated in advance.
Research presentation and discussion with local professors and students in English.
3.Follow-up Training (Basically, Oct.-Mar.)
Report for the research and study done in foreign country just after returning to Japan.
Presentation in conclusive meeting with attendance of professors. 
Every literature or reports related to designated training/research theme is worth to be studied. In addition, annual reports of this program (written by senior ex-members), books on technology transfer, Japanese production system and its internationalization are also helpful. 
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Intensive preliminary study by oneself must be required. 
Requirements This course is for students with basic background regarding engineering. 
Grading Method Score of the program is decided by the preliminary training (30%) , I International Research and Study and its report (30%) , and reports and presentations in follow-up training (40%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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