工学部・工学研究科シラバス
English

リサーチ・スキルズB-3(2.0 単位)

講義番号11142
課程区分前期課程
科目区分総合工学科目
授業形態講義
対象専攻 全専攻共通
開講時期1 1年春学期
開講時期2 2年春学期
担当教員 教養教育推進室教員  

•本講座の目的およびねらい
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to publish at conferences and in academic journals. Elements of Academic Writing 1 specifically guides students through the process of beginning academic research in English. Students will learn how to critically evaluate claims and how to create
scholarly thesis statements. Subsequently, students will learn how to refine and focus their thesis statements as they develop and clarify their research plans. Students will then learn how to write a conference style abstract in order to get feedback on their research. The goal of the course is to create an abstract for each student that can be submitted for a conference presentation.

•バックグラウンドとなる科目

•授業内容
Students should come to class with research ideas from their field of study. This class will be very interactive. Lectures will be interwoven with activities, tasks, and questions. Lessons will proceed as follows:
Lesson 1: What is the purpose of your research? What is the purpose of this class? HW1: Expectations Survey

Lesson 2: Critical thinking (What does this mean? How to do it better?) Old Problems --> New Insights
Lesson 3: Critical thinking and Common Logical Fallacies Evaluating the claims of other researchers -- Activity
HW 2: Evaluate the claims of a paper in your field
Lesson 4: The function of a thesis statement in your research HW3: Create a novel thesis statement

Lesson 5: Refining your thesis, proposal, research question

Lesson 6: Research Outline (An organized plan to investigate your thesis)
HW 4: Draft outline of your proposal / plan for your presentation Lesson 7: Student thesis statement and research proposal presentation. Lesson 8: Student thesis statement and research proposal presentation.

Lesson 9: Writing Abstracts: Types and Organization

Lesson 10: Writing Abstracts: Conference vs. Paper Abstracts / Weak vs.Strong Abstracts HW 5: Draft outline of your abstract / plan for your presentation
Lesson 11: Student Abstract Presentations Lesson 12: Student Abstract Presentations

Lesson 13: Collaborating with your research (Due: Conference Abstract Draft 1) Writing Workshop (group work focused on helping each other)
Lesson 14: Learning from the editorial process (Abstracts are returned with comments) Lesson 15: Review, reflection, and course evaluation. (Due: Final Abstract)

•教科書
Course materials will be made available to students by the instructor.

•参考書

•評価方法と基準
Students who need course credit will be graded as follows: (1) HW (15%)
(2) Two oral presentations ((i) thesis statement, (ii) abstract (30%)
(3) Conference Abstract ((i) rough draft, (ii) final draft (30 %)
(4) Attendance and Participation (25%)
Students who need the course credits are required to meet the following conditions:
(5) Students must attend 80% of the classes

•履修条件・注意事項

•質問への対応
deacon.r@ilas.nagoya-u.ac.jp

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