Advanced Japanese (Academic Presentation)

Numbering Code U-LAS29 20022 SJ48 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar (Foreign language)
Target Year All students Target Student International students
Language Japanese Day/Period Fri.4
Instructor name HONDA AKARI (Part-time Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course 本講義は、学術的な研究発表をするために必要な能力を身につけることを目的とする。(1)公式な場での表現、(2)レジュメやパワーポイントなど資料の作り方、(3)効果的な構成法などを学び、聞き手を意識したわかりやすく説得力のある発表ができるようになることを目指す。また、司会を行ったり、他学生の発表を聞いたりすることによって多くの経験・知識を身につける。そして、専門分野での演習や学会で発表する際に応用できる学術的プレゼンテーション能力を養っていく。

The purpose of this class is for students to acquire advanced Japanese language skills necessary for academic presentations. Students will learn (1) expressions used in seminars and other public venues, (2) how to make a presentation script and slides, and (3) ways to structure an effective presentation. The class will help students give a clear and persuasive presentation in Japanese. In addition, students will have opportunities to practice moderating presentations and discussions. At the end of the course, students should be able to apply these skills to their own academic research.
Course Goals ・専門の学習・研究に役立つ日本語応用力を向上させる。

Course goals are as follows:
・To be able to apply the Japanese skills you have acquired to your studies in your major or your field of research.
・To be able to comprehend university lectures, read and write academic text, and participate in academic discussions with ease.
・To be able to communicate with few grammatical errors, and to be able to distinguish and use expressions accordingly for different situations.
・To be able to carry out natural conversation.
Schedule and Contents 第1回   ガイダンス
第2回   即興スピーチ
第3~5回 情報提示型プレゼンテーション

第6~8回 提言型プレゼンテーション(グループワーク)

第9~12回 専門分野に関する学術発表、討議

第13~15回 最終発表

第16回 フィードバック

The course schedule is as follows.
Week 1 Guidance
Week 2 Impromptu speech 
Weeks 3-5 Presentation of information
Students will learn various ways to present information and knowledge.
Students choose a theme that they are interested in, summarize the examined information, and then give a presentation adding their opinion. This will provide opportunities to practice creating presentation scripts.

Weeks 6-8 Presentation of a proposal(Work in groups)
Students choose a theme, present factual information, and propose a method for solving the problem. Students will learn to create effective presentation scripts and slides.

Weeks 9-12 Research presentation ・ Discussion
Students will give a presentation on a topic in their own major or research field. Other students must take responsibility to either be 1) a facilitator that stimulates active discussion, or 2) an active audience member that expresses their opinions on the topic of the presentation.

Weeks 13-15 Final presentations

Week 16 Feedback
Evaluation Methods and Policy ・「参加態度」30%、と「発表」70%で評価する。

・The student’s final grade will be based on 1) in-class participation (30%), and 2) presentations (70%).
・Details of the grading method and evaluation criteria will be provided in class.
・Students who are absent from 5 or more class sessions will not be evaluated.
Course Requirements 「全学共通科目履修の手引き」を参照。
Refer to the Handbook of Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) 2週目~12週目のスピーチやプレゼンテーションの後には随時フィードバックを行うので、自分の弱点をきちんと把握し、改善できるよう復習すること。

In weeks 2-12, students will receive feedback on their speech and presentations. Students should review what they have learned and improve on weaknesses.
Textbooks Textbooks/References プリントを配布する。
Handouts will be provided in class.
References, etc. アカデミックプレゼンテーション入門(Introduction to academic presentations), 三浦香苗・岡澤孝雄・深澤のぞみ・ヒルマン小林恭子, (ひつじ書房), ISBN:4-89476-337-0