学部(学士課程) : 1年次, 2年次, 3年次, 4年次, 5年次, 6年次
|Lecture Course in International Understanding|
金曜日 1, 2時限
|Mahoney, Brian James|
|Instructor can be contacted through CIER office.|
|授業の概要||To introduce, explore and reflect upon the many wonders, both natural and made-made, that exist around our world.|
|学習の目的||This course will introduce the student to several amazing wonders, some natural, some man-made, around our world and focus on understanding key points of interest associated with each of these wonders. The importance of these wonders in our world and also the threats that these wonders face will be examined and discussed.|
|学習の到達目標||For students to develop a greater awareness and appreciation for each of these World Wonders. To gain a better understanding of the vital roles that each has played throughout our histories, and to appreciate their importance in our present lives.|
|教科書||Materials will be provided by the instructor. Students have access to university computers made available in the classroom.|
|参考書||Documentary and Film: Several titles throughout the course will be presented in order to provide additional support to subject matter. These films will be shown in English/Japanese with English/Japanese subtitles.|
|成績評価方法と基準||100 total points. 1st assignment (25 points), 2nd assignment (25 points). Final assignment: Two parts (25 points each).|
|オフィスアワー||Friday after class: 12:00 - 12:30. (CIER Classroom).|
|受講要件||This is an English content class and therefore a strong background in English writing, reading and communication is necessary for success in this class. For our Japanese students a minimum score of 600 on the TOEIC test is required. *An above average score of at least 730 points on the TOEIC test is a strong indicator of English ability needed for success in this course.|
|発展科目||With a committed effort, students will gain a better understanding of many key natural and man-made wonders around our world. Reflecting on the past and present circumstances surrounding these various wonders, students will be encouraged to explore global issues in relation to the wonders in our world. Extended reading, film and documentary, oral presentation and written essay will also give students the opportunity to express facts, viewpoints and opinions in English.|
|その他||Please note that a short essay may be required prior to official acceptance into this class. If the essay is necessary, the information will be given at the first class session.|
|Key Word(s)||World Heritage, Preservation, Restoration, Art and Myth|
|学習内容||Class 1: Course Introduction. Students will respond in writing to several questions in regards to the course topic.
Class 2: Student introductions will be followed by an introduction to Assignment #1 (UNESCO World Heritage Site List, etc.)
Class 3: Assignment #1 preparations will continue. Students will begin Assignment #1 presentations.
Class 4: Assignment #1 presentations will continue. Assessment of student work will be provided for each student.
Class 5: Students will begin preparations for Assignment #2 Art Talk. Topics include, Art Deco architecture, Rediscovering Japan heritage, amongst others.
Class 6: Students will be provided with art materials for work on Part One of Art Talk. Examples include, sketch, watercolor/paint, woodblock print, etc. Students will be notified about Off Campus Excursion to Mie Prefectural Art Museum. Class 7: Students will continue working on Part One of the project. Students will begin preparations for Part Two of the assignment. Part Two includes an accompanying media-based presentation of the topic including personal art work. Class 8 & 9: During these two class sessions students will present their work individually and later in a class-wide format. Assessment of student work (Parts One & Two) will be provided for each student.
Class 10: In preparations for our final assignment, students will be introduced to the topic. Topics include, World Heritage in Danger, Religious Heritage Sites in Asia, Local Heritage in Mie prefecture, amongst others
Class 11: Students will be notified about their second Off Campus Excursion to a Local Heritage in Mie prefecture. Additionally, students will begin researching and working on their third and final assignment.
Class 12: Research, art work preparations will continue for third and final assignment.
Class 13: Final preparations will continue in class for third and final assignment.
Class 14 & 15: Students will present their final assignment work individually and later in a class-wide format.
Class 16: Assessment of student work for final assignement including an overall assessment will be provided for each and every student.