シラバス Syllabus

授業名 SEMINAR 5
Course Title SEMINAR 5
担当教員 Instructor Name Niculina Nae
コード Couse Code NUC047_N23A
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 共通専門教育科目300系 / Specialized Subject 300
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2023 UG Nisshin Spring

授業の概要 Course Overview

Misson Statementとの関係性 / Connection to our Mission Statement

The present seminar aims to cultivate the qualities upheld in the university's Mission Statement. The seminar will focus on educating responsible, adaptable and considerate global citizens, with a solid knowledge of English language and business culture, who will bridge the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world.

授業の目的(意義) / Importance of this course

By the end of this seminar, the students should demonstrate the following research and communication skills related to graduation essay topic:
1. Ability to identify useful and reliable information from a variety of sources;
2. Ability to synthesize the essential points from the literature and write a coherent literature review
3. Ability to use a research instrument effectively
4. Ability to analyze and discuss the findings of their primary research and explain the implications of their findings.

到達目標 / Achievement Goal


The aims of the present seminar are:
1. To improve research skills
2. To nurture critical thinking skills
2. To improve TOEIC score and knowledge of English used in a variety of business situations
3. To provide moral support for job search

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


Learning Outcomes:
1. Ability to select and read relevant literature
2. Give effective presentations of the research progress, answer questions and give feedback
3. Learn to create research surveys/interviews
4. Assembly the previous writing pieces into a coherent essay
5. Identify chapters
6. Write conclusions
7. Write references

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 100 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 0 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

事前学修と事後学修の内容、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Pre- and Post-Course Learning, Report, Feedback methods

The teacher will constantly provide written and oral feedback and support to the students inside and outside the classroom.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule

第1日(Day1)

Seminar 5 Introduction. Explanation of goals & aims, grading policy, expected outcomes.
Seminar schedule explanation.

第2日(Day2)

Graduation essay progress review. Consultations on graduation essay progress.

第3日(Day3)

Graduation essay progress review.

第4日(Day4)

Data collection.
Writing a summary of findings.

第5日(Day5)

Creating and editing charts and tables.

第6日(Day6)

Final analysis of results. Commenting on findings.

第7日(Day7)

Review analysis of findings + conclusion. First 4000+ word draft submission.

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 50 %
クラス貢献度合計 Class Contribution Total 50 %
予習レポート Preparation Report 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 0 %
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 50 %
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

The teacher will provide individual feedback and support regarding students' research methods, graduation essay writing and editing.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases

    ケースは使用しません。

教科書 Textbook

  • .「No textbook」.(.)

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

David E. Kluge & Matthew A. Taylor: Basic Steps to Writing Research Papers, National Geographic Learning, 2018.

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

Prof. Nae's seminars receive very high evaluations due to her "no student left behind" policy. Student effort is also an important factor for success.

担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 


Prof. Nae holds an MA in translation and a PhD with a dissertation in linguistics from Nagoya University. She has been teaching English to students of all ages and levels for over two decades. Besides an extensive teaching experience, Prof. Nae has been actively involved in research and translation/interpretation work. Her research interests are translation studies, internationalization in higher education, gender studies, and active learning in Japanese clasrooms.

Refereed Articles

  • (2024) Historical Roles of Women in Education: A Comparative Analysis of Japan and Romania. Euromentor Journal - Studies about Education 15(2): ISSN 2068-780X
  • (2023) Can Japan Aspire to a Gender-Equal Society? Japanese Male and Female Students' Attitudes Regarding Marriage and Gender Roles in Family and Society. Forum of International Development Studies 54(1): 2189-9126
  • (2022) The Post Pandemic "New Normal" in Japanese Education. Euromentor Journal - Studies about Education XIII(3): ISSN 2068-780X
  • (2022) Study Abroad Programs at the Crossroads. Euromentor Journal, Studies about Education XIII(2): ISSN 2068-780X
  • (2022) Gender diversity on corporate boards – still a distant dream?. Cogito 14(1): ISSN 2068-6706

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2023). Enhancing English Vocabulary Learning through Listening to Vocal Music. Conference Proceedings. Innovation in Language Learning 2023 (e-book) .Innovation in Language Learning 2023, 16th Edition. 1. 2. Firenze, Italy
  • (2023). Cultivating Effective Communication Skills in TOEIC Classes: Moving Beyond Drills. Conference Proceedings. Innovation in Language Learning 2023 (e-book) .Innovation in Language Learning 2023, 16th Edition. 1. 2. Firenze, Italy
  • (2020). Conventional Education vs. Remote Education – “Just Put it Online?” A Report from Japan. Innovation in Language Learning 13th Edition Proceedings .Pixel Conferences. 1. 2. Florence, Italy
  • (2017). Womenomics: Is the Workforce Ready?. 10th Annual Conference of the EuroMed Academy of Business (Book of Proceedings) .EuroMed Academy of Business. 1. 4. Rome, Italy
  • (2017). From Home to Workplace: Is Womenomics Possible?. IAFFE 2017 Book of Abstracts .IAFFE. 1. 3. Sungshin University, Seoul, South Korea






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