Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 65255001 Subject Classification Social Cooperation Courses
Subject Name 海外短期研修(START) A
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Study Tour Abroad for Realization and Transformation A
カネコ シンジ,ジャン ギョンゼ,マキ タカヨシ,アラミ ヒロシ,ジョシ ニラズ プラカシュ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:See Momiji Website for the detail.(Higashi-Hiroshima Campus)
Lesson Style Lecture/Practical Lesson Style
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Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Globalization/International cooperation studies
Eligible Students First Year, Second Year, and Third Year
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
To help students understand diversity in society and improve their ability to participate in and contribute to society through engaging in various practical activities. 
Expected Outcome-Improvement of foreign language and international communication skills
-Understanding of different cultures and diversity
-Understanding of the countries and regions to visit
Class Objectives
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In this course, after about two months of prior study, students will study abroad for one week at overseas university(ies) and give a presentation and submit a report upon their return. In addition, students will attend lectures at overseas university(ies), explore and present the results of their self-study themes, and engage in discussions with overseas university students. 
Class Schedule 【Pre-departure lecture】
-Pre-lectures by HU course faculty member(s) (countries/regions and course theme)
-Self-study by students, Group presentation etc.

【overseas training】 
Lesson 4-14
-Lectures by a partner university faculty member(s)
-Learning the language and culture of the country/region
-Experiential learning linked to the theme (visits to museums etc.)
-Interaction with partner university students
-Self-study by students, groupwork, presentation

【Follow-up session】
Lesson 15:
-Presentation by students and feedback from a course’s faculty member(s) and discussion
After coming back to Japan, students are required to present a report. Topics will be announced at a later stage by course instructor.
To be instructed beforehand by country 
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Preparation and
Prior to the overseas training, please study according to your individual and group research objectives. During your stay at the overseas university, please prepare for and review lectures and exercises. 
Requirements Students who wish to take Study Tour Abroad for Realization and Transformation A, B, and C must take " Introduction to Overseas Dispatch and Study Abroad " before studying abroad. 
Grading Method Attitude of the lectures, approach in the group presentation, contribution, and a report 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message It will be a valuable step for students to realize the significance of international exchange and to connect it to their professional studies and study abroad. We look forward to the participation of all motivated students. 
Other Participating students will be required to set their own TOEIC target score after their trip and submit their TOEIC score taken after their trip. The languages used are Japanese and English.
The students need to communicate with local students and academic staff in English during the overseas training.
In addition, in some courses, pre-departure/follow-up sessions could be provided in English. 
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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