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.
Kurokawa, S. (2020, October 2020). Residents in northern Hiroshima pref tormented
by low-flying jets. The Mainichi.
Kurokawa, Shinji. “Residents in Northern Hiroshima Pref. Tormented by Low-flying
Jets.”The Mainichi, 20 Oct. 2020,
*In the third cycle, let’s make it easier and practice APA formatting for your references and typed them next to your notes in your Google Doc.
Homework due uploaded to your Google Drive Shared file by Friday 09/30/2022.
Note: Please do not research only in the Japanese language and translate because it does not support your English reading skills. Some research related to law and Japan is fine, but explore studying in English with a variety of publications and not one source.
Please upload the pictures of your notes in your Shared Google file under the section “第 1 回 Cycle 3 sharing research notes 1: Basic Information.”
Important: Please do not delete your Google file because it will delete ALL of your homework (Oh no!).
Homework instructions: Please, research the SAME research issue using 2 Internet, book, newspaper, or journal articles about a topic you are passionate about discussing. The theme should be Basic Information about an environmental, global, legal, political, or social issue you are very interested in. Then take two pages of notes for each reading or viewing using the keywords on the pages. Remember to write on your notes also the author’s name(s), the date, and page or paragraph numbers next to the notes frequently to find your work and document later. These actions will help you not copy/paste when you are note-taking and summarize in your own words or use quotation marks using the authors’ exciting thoughts, data, and vocabulary.
And here is are the IRD links and docs for your homework below for your convenience: