Workshop 05: The APA Academic Essay: Researching the Effects or Solutions

Summary: First, we settled in and you viewed samples of promising notes and student references. Then, you discussed the homework that you took notes on about your issue that you will write a paper. When the other student speaks about their issue, I reminded you to keep on asking them questions. For inspiration and details on how to move forward with your research, I shared these documents to help you narrow your focus on research and APA style formatting. For this short homework it should be better to focus on the effects… Read More

ICR Class 3: Sharing out-of-class listening: Note-taking & explaining notes -04/25/2022

Summary: You got to share your out-of-class listing with all classmates. We also explored different ways of not taking and explaining notes. We also still made sure how to upload homework,  how to use the websites, and really started your graded reader program.  Homework due uploaded to your Google Drive Shared file before class on 05/06/2022: Please upload the pictures of your notes in your Shared Google file under the section “第 3 回 Sharing Out-of-class Listening: Note-taking & Explaining Notes” In the Spring Semester, you do out-of-class listening (10 times about two pages each time)… Read More

第 3 回 Cycle 2 sharing research notes 2: Causes -10/10/2022

Summary of Class 03: You shared your research notes with different groups and pairs by discussing the causes of your issue. Our focus was more on documenting, organizing your work. Furthermore, making reflection questions about your issues to get informative research for your discussions and presentation. We also focused on help with doing online searches, note-taking, and mind-mapping to help make sense of and discuss your research. Homework due on 10/14/2022 by 4 PM Please upload the pictures of your notes in your Shared Google file under the section “第 4 回 Cycle 3 sharing… Read More

ICR Class 2: Sharing out-of-class listening: Different ways of listening -4/18/2022

Summary: You got to share your out-of-class listing with others. We also explored different ways of not taking. We also made sure how to upload homework and how to use the websites.  Homework due uploaded to your Google Drive Shared file before class on 04/25/2022: Please upload the pictures of your notes in your Shared Google file under the section “第 2 回 Different Ways of Listening.” In the Spring Semester, you do out-of-class listening (10 times about two pages each time) and read and talk about a minimum of 8 graded readers from… Read More

第 2 回 Cycle 3 sharing research notes 1: Basic information -10/03/2022

Summary of Class 02: You shared your research notes with different groups and pairs by discussing the basic information about the issue of your choice. We also looked at ways of shifting the research from basic information to cases or causes related to your issue Homework is due on 10/07/2022. Please upload the pictures of your notes in your Shared Google file under the section “第 3 回 Cycle 3 sharing research notes 2: Causes.” Please, research the SAME research issue using 2 Internet, book, newspaper, or journal articles about a topic you are… Read More

ICR Class 1: Course introduction and requirements, goal-setting, introduction to out-of-class listening and different news websites

IRC Website ようこそ! Welcome! Summary of Class 01: We had an orientation to the course explaining the documents below, including what is expected of you and how you can excel in the class. You learned about the course introduction and requirements, goal-setting, introduction to social, political, and business issues; web-based research and websites; and student-choice of researching listening to interesting issues and reading graded readers of your choice. Homework due uploaded to your Google Drive Shared file before class on 04/18/22. Please upload the pictures of your notes in your Shared Google file… Read More

Introduction to Communication and Research -Chuo University; Faculty of Law

This course is for students who want to use English to learn about legal, political, business and other issues. 本科目は、法律、政治、ビジネスなどについて、英語を使って学びたい学生 を対象とします。


Mondays 4th Period

第 1 回 Course introduction and requirements, goal-setting, introduction to social, political, and business issues; web-based research and websites; student choice of issues –09/26/2022

Summary of Class 01: We had an orientation to the course explaining the documents below, including what is expected of you and how you can excel in the class. You learned about the course introduction and requirements, goal-setting, introduction to social, political, and business issues; web-based research and websites; and student-choice of researching the issue you would like to research. APA Kurokawa, S. (2020, October 2020). Residents in northern Hiroshima pref tormented by low-flying jets. The Mainichi.  https://mainichi.jp/english/articles/20201019/p2a/00m/0dm/022000c MLA Kurokawa, Shinji. “Residents in Northern Hiroshima Pref. Tormented by Low-flying Jets.”The Mainichi, 20 Oct. 2020,… Read More

Improving Research & Discussion -Chuo University; Faculty of Law

This course is for students who want to use English to learn about legal, political, business and other issues. 本科目は、法律、政治、ビジネスなどについて 、英語を使って学びたい学生を対象とします。


Monday 3rd Period