シラバス Syllabus

授業名 SEMINAR 5
Course Title SEMINAR 5
担当教員 Instructor Name 佐藤 亜美(Ami Sato)
コード Couse Code NUC028_N22A
授業形態 Class Type 演習 Practicum
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category 専門教育科目300系 / Specialized Subject 300
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2022 UG Nisshin Spring

授業の概要 Course Overview


●Connection to our Mission Statement
SEMINAR 5 is the fifth course of the sequence (SEMINAR 1-6). Through the courses, students will develop the necessary research skills to conduct a project leading to the production of a 4,000 word thesis in English. By doing research on their interests in this seminar, students will develop their ‘Frontier Spirits’ to enter unexplored areas and propose the future directions.
●Importance of this course
The overall aim of SEMINAR 5 is to support students in finishing data analysis and writing a first draft of the whole thesis. Students will learn how to interpret their findings and preset them in their thesis.
●Achievement Goal
By the end of SEMINAR 5, students will be expected to produce (1) revised drafts of Introduction, Literature Review and Methodology sections and (2) first drafts of Findings and Discussion section and Conclusion section.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals

*本学の教育ミッションを具現化する形で設定されています。

LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication
LG7 International Perspectives (BA)

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. understand how to avoid plagiarism
2. construct logical and coherent arguments
3. learn how to present their results
4. develop academic writing skills in English
5. increase general English vocabulary
6. give a 10-15 minute presentation on their projects in English

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4 質の高い教育をみんなに(Quality Education)

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 80 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 20 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

学習方法、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Course Approach, Report, Feedback methods

1. Course Approach
This course will be taught using lectures and pair/group work. Case Method is also incorporated. Students will be required to complete reading and writing assignments prior to each class; they will need to spend approximately 1-2 hours per week doing assignments and working on their thesis projects.

2. Feedback Method
Oral and written feedback will be provided for each assignment in class or through Google Classroom.

3. Other
Students will also be encouraged to use the resources at the Central Information Center (Library) for study.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Note: This course schedule is subject to change based on the students' needs and progress. Any changes will be notified and explained to students in advance.

Term 1
Week 1
Course overview
Feedback on your thesis drafts & spring assignments
Revisiting your research question
Review of the guidelines for writing your thesis

Week 2
Working with data #1
Introduction to writing a finding and discussion section (Review of SEMINAR4)
Vocabulary building task
Updating your e-Portfolio

第2日(Day2)

Week 3
Working with data #2
Writing exercise: review of paragraph writing (logical structure)
Vocabulary building task

Week 4
Working with data #3
Talking about job hunting
Writing exercise: writing short sentences & paragraphs
Vocabulary building task

第3日(Day3)

Week 5
Case discussion
Writing exercise: paraphrasing and avoiding plagiarism
Vocabulary building task

Week 6
Drafting your Finding and Discussion section
Writing exercise: evaluating and highlighting
Vocabulary building task


●使用するケース
Case for Week 5: “Is This Plagiarism?” (Original Case)

第4日(Day4)

Week 7
Introduction to writing a conclusion section
Writing exercise: discussing limitations, hedging, future work
Vocabulary building task
Updating your e-Portfolio

*Submission Due: submit an electronic copy of the first draft of a 1,000-word Findings and Discussion section to Classroom.

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Term 2
Week 8
Drafting your Conclusion section
Writing exercise: link word and logical structure
Vocabulary building task
Updating your e-Portfolio

第5日(Day5)

Week 9
Revising your Introduction section
Writing exercise: being concise & removing redundancy (1)
Vocabulary building task

Week 10
Revising your Literature Review section
Writing exercise for revising: being concise & removing redundancy (2)
Vocabulary building task


第6日(Day6)

Week 11
Revising your Methodology and Findings & Discussion sections
Writing exercise for revising: being concise & removing redundancy (3)
Vocabulary building task

Week 12
Students’ progress reports on their project
Vocabulary building task


第7日(Day7)

Week 13
Students’ progress reports on their project
Vocabulary building task

Week 14
Students’ progress reports on their project
Vocabulary building task
Updating your e-Portfolio

*Submission Due: submit an electronic copy of your first thesis draft (4,000 words) to Classroom

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

*成績は下記該当項目を基に決定されます。
*クラス貢献度合計はコールドコールと授業内での挙手発言の合算値です。
講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 25 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 25 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 25 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 10 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
最終レポート Final Report 40 %
期末試験 Final Exam 0 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

Preparation Report (25%): case assignments, weekly assignments, e-Portfolio
Class Contribution (25%): weekly class contribution, progress reports in Weeks 12-14
Quizzes/Tests (10%): a first draft of your1,000-word Findings and Discussion section
Final Report (40%):a first draft of your whole thesis

*Note that no submission of your first thesis draft (40%) will result in ‘F’ grade.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • Wallwork, A.「 English for Academic Research: Writing Exercises (2nd. printing edition)」Springer(2016)978-1461442974

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

・崎村 耕二(2017)『最新 英語論文によく使う表現 基本編』創元社 ISBM:978-4422810867
・吉田 友子(2015)『アカデミックライティング入門 第2版』慶應義塾大学出版会ISBM:978-4766422122
・白井利明・高橋一郎(2013)『よくわかる卒論の書き方 第2版』ミネルヴァ書房ISBM: 978-4623065721
・Purdue Online Writing Lab https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
・The Academic Phrasebank http://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk
・Official Site of APA Style https://apastyle.apa.org/index
・Official Site of AP Stylebook https://www.apstylebook.com

*Additional materials will be provided by the instructor.

授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation

Here are some comments I received in the previous course evaluation about SEMINAR 3 & 4.
「スライドと一緒にていねいに説明してくれる。親身になってきいてくれる。」(SEMINAR3)
「提出課題が多く少し大変。」(SEMINAR3)
「言いたい事が英語で言えない時、理解して正しい文法で教えてくれる。」(SEMINAR4)
「説明がとてもていねいで分かりやすいです。論文も順調にすすんでいます。」(SEMINAR4)
Based on the students' feedback and comments, I will make this seminar course more interesting and helpful.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

学位:博士(言語学)ランカスター大学
研究分野 : イン/ポライトネス、談話分析、コンピュータ媒介コミュニケーション

Academic Degree:Ph.D. in Linguistics (Lancaster University)
Research Area:Im/politeness, Discourse analysis, Computer-mediated communication

(実務経験 Work experience)

2018 - 2019 小樽商科大学 非常勤講師、北海学園大学 非常勤講師
2019 - 現在 名古屋商科大学 専任講師

2018 - 2019 Part-time lecturer (Otaru University of Commerce, Hokkai Gakuen University)
2019 - present Assistant professor (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business)

Refereed Articles

  • (2019) Using I don't know for rapport management in informal language learning online. Research Bulletin of English Teaching (15):
  • (2018) Harmony through disharmony in online communication: an investigation of rapport management in discussion forums from a perspective of situated learning. Lancaster University

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2020). A Study of the Speech Event of ‘Offering’ in English from the Viewpoint of Politeness. Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Pragmatics Society of Japan .Pragmatics Society of Japan. 1. 3. Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan
  • (2019). Rapport Management in Apologizing: From English Speech Acts Corpora. Proceedings of the 21st Conference of the Pragmatics Society of Japan .Pragmatics Society of Japan. 1. 3. Kyorin University, JAPAN






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