3345001 German Language and Literature
|Numbering Code||U-LET17 33345 SJ36||Year/Term||2021 ・ First semester|
|Number of Credits||2||Course Type||Seminar|
|Target Year||Target Student|
MATSUMURA TOMOHIKO (Graduate School of Letters Professor)
KAWASHIMA TAKASHI (Graduate School of Letters Associate Professor)
|Outline and Purpose of the Course||This class focuses on class member research presentations and discussions based on those presentations, involving the participation of all class members. While being a space for making midterm presentations of graduation theses, master's theses, and doctoral dissertations, we hope that it will also be a space for expanding and raising awareness of issues by having class members share and discuss their research topics with one another.|
・Deepen knowledge and understanding of various themes and methods in the research of German language and literature.
・Acquire techniques for presenting and discussing research.
|Schedule and Contents||
This may change depending on the number of students and on research progress, but the general syllabus is as follows.
Week 1: Introduction:
Explain the essentials of research presentations, and discuss the presentation schedule of the first term.
Weeks 2-3: Research presentations by first-year doctoral students:
Report on the master's thesis content submitted the previous academic year.
Weeks 4-7: Research presentations by first-year master's students:
Report on graduation thesis content submitted the previous academic year.
Week 8-11: Research presentations by second- and third-year doctoral students:
Midterm reports for writing doctoral dissertations.
Weeks 12-14: Research presentations by second-year master's students:
Midterm reports for writing master's theses.
Week 15: Summary:
Review of first-term classes.
|Evaluation Methods and Policy||Students will be assessed based on class participation, including active participation in class and achievement of learning objectives.|
|Course Requirements||Students specializing in German language and literature are strongly encouraged to take this course.|
|Study outside of Class (preparation and review)||Presenters should make a preview in advance and distribute it to students; students should read these and prepare for discussion.|
|Textbooks||Textbooks/References||Presenters will make and distribute handouts.|
|References, etc.||Presenters will introduce them as necessary.|