|履修期 春 2単位 履修基準年度 3年|
|授業目的 / Course Objectives|
|The Course will pursue global issues in science, challenging science students to think critically about the correlation of science with current global issues, while improving their English in reading, listening and grammar.|
|到達目標 / Attainment Objectives|
At the end of the semester students will learn the following skills.
1.Scanning research - Students search and scan information on the Internet, and extract what is needed for their report and presentation.
2.Organising information - Students organise information into an appropriate form and size for reporting, writing and presenting.
3.Thinking ahead - Students think about their own solutions based on the knowledge they have got, which will be implemented in their writing and presentation.
|授業時間外の学習 (準備学習等について) / Study Required Outside of Class (Preparation etc.)|
|Preparation is essential.|
|授業計画 / Class Overall Plan|
since this is a mixed class, the content may be changed to suit the students' majors.
Some of the topics in the following will be selected.
2. Space - the final frontier, but there are problems
3. Statistics that baffle mathematicians
4. Pros and cons of technology
5. World population - how can science solve this issue?
Each topic will last for a few weeks. The detailed schedule will be provided on the firt day of the semester.
|教科書 / Textbook(s)|
|参考文献 References Books|
|Information of references is found in the M-Drive Folder.|
|授業方法 / Method of Instruction|
|Classes are conduced in English. Students are highly recommended to speak English in class. The lecturer may guide and help the class when finding information and instruct the method of research, however, students are expected to participate in group discussion, informaition research and presentation.|
|学生による授業評価の方法 / Course Evaluation by Students|
|to be conduced in class|
|成績評価 / Evaluation Criteria/Method|
Daily performance 45%
Two in-class tests 30%
Class Performance 5%
|備考 / Note|
|検索キーワード / Keywords|
|global issues, science,|