Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Morito Institute of Global Higher Education
Lecture Code 8B530301 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name アジャイル・ワークショップ短期研修
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Agile workshop short term training
イチハシ マサル,シャリフィ アユーブ,イチカワ タカユキ,チカライシ マコト,イトウ タカオ,ワタナベ ソノコ,ハーン グラム ダスタギール,ジョシ ニラズ プラカシュ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
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Lesson Style Lecture/Practical Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 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 Undergraduate
Keywords Carbon Neutrality, Smart City, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Systems thinking, Entrepreneurship, Intercultural Agility, Critical Thinking, Risk Management, Resilience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
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within Educational
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(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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[Outcome of learning].
・Improvement of foreign language and international communication skills.
・Understanding of different cultures and diversity
・Understanding of the countries and regions visited
・Improved creativity and ability to generate ideas

Workshops is conducted as part of the 'Inter-University Exchange Project: Agile Entrepreneurship Development Program through International Collaborative Learning:
The seminar will consist of fieldwork based on what has been learnt about global issues such as carbon neutrality, SDGs and disaster prevention/mitigation through e-START course (COIL-type collaborative learning program), and a student-led idea-mining workshop. (Participation is possible even if you have not taken e-START course).
Class Schedule Schedule(planned): 10 days during summer holidays(excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays)
Biennial courses in Japan and India:2023-JP, 2024-India, 2025-JP, 2026-India

Day 1 Icebreakers

Day 2 Lecture, group work 

Day 3 Lecture, group work   Company visit

Day 4 Lecture, group work   Mid-term presentation 1  

Day 5 Lecture, group work   Company visit  

Day 6 Lecture, group work   Japanese cultural experience

Day 7 Lecture, group work   Mid-term presentation 2

Day 8 Lecture, group work   Peace study

Day 9 Lecture, group work   Laboratory visit

Day10 Lecture, group work   Final group presentation 
Handouts will be distributed as needed 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Presented after registration.
Specifically, the plan is to present assigned books and other materials that will help students gain the knowledge they need for lectures and group work.
Requirements Individuals cannot register for courses. After the application period (from May onward), selected students will be registered by the secretariat. 
Grading Method Attitude shown during lectures (20%), approach in the group presentations and overall contribution (40%) and final report (40%). 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it None 
Message This class is recommended for people who
◆want to get study abroad experience in Hiroshima
◆want to improve English
◆are interested in understanding different cultures
◆are interested in entrepreneurship
◆are interested in studying abroad in the UK, India and Australia

The course will be a valuable opportunity for students to realize the significance of international exchange and to connect it to their professional studies and further studies abroad. We look forward to the participation of all motivated students.
Other Those who have a minimum TOEIC score of 680 can participate. Participating students will be required to take and submit the TOEIC score they received after returning to Japan.
The languages used during the course are Japanese and English. The students will need to communicate with local students and academic staff in English during the overseas training period. They will also be required to use English during class. Lastly, in some courses pre-departure/follow-up sessions may be conducted 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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