Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSQN0301 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Practical Seminar on International Cooperation Project
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Practical Seminar on International Cooperation Project
マハラジャン ケシャブ ラル,ハーン グラム ダスタギール,サイジョウ ハルノブ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur9-10:IDEC 204
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Globalization/International cooperation studies
Eligible Students Students in the Global Environmental Leaders Program
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To have opportunities of inter- and trans disciplinary discussions to develop master and PhD research projects in environmental studies, the seminar organize as follows. In each class, senior master or PhD students in GELs program will present their research projects relating to master thesis or PhD thesis. Then interdisciplinary discussions follows with registered students of this class and various professors  from different disciplines in GELs program. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Presentation and Q&A
lesson2 Presentation and Q&A
lesson3 Presentation and Q&A
lesson4 Presentation and Q&A
lesson5 Presentation and Q&A
lesson6 Presentation and Q&A
lesson7 Presentation and Q&A
lesson8 Presentation and Q&A
lesson9 Presentation and Q&A
lesson10 Presentation and Q&A
lesson11 Presentation and Q&A
lesson12 Presentation and Q&A
lesson13 Presentation and Q&A
lesson14 Presentation and Q&A
lesson15 Presentation and Q&A 
Angrist, Joshua D. , and Jörn-Steffen Pischke. Mastering 'metrics: The path from cause to effect. Princeton university press, 2014.

Angrist, Joshua D. , and Jörn-Steffen Pischke. Mostly harmless econometrics: An empiricist's companion. Princeton university press, 2009.

Huntington-Klein, N. (2022). The effect: An introduction to research design and causality. Chapman and Hall/CRC. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) computer and projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Please watch the following YouTube videos if you are new to causal inference:

Mod•U: Powerful Concepts in Social Science

Causal Inference Bootcamp: Introduction to Causality

Causal Inference Bootcamp: Your Guide to Experiments

Causal Inference Bootcamp: Your Guide to Instrumental Variables
Grading Method contribution to the discussion and report 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Professors in the GELs program are expected to join and senior students in the GELs project make presentations on their master and PhD research projects. The participants in the course are encouraged to proactively join the discussions to facilitate inter- and trans- disciplinary interactions. 
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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