Challengers and Pioneers in Informatics

Eisuke KITA Professor
Hiroshi MURASE Professor
Takami YASUDA Professor

Department: School of Informatics / Graduate School of Infomatics

Class Time: 2017 Spring 1
Recommended for: School of Informatics
Graduate School of Informatics
1styear

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Course Outline

This course aims for students to understand the required social role of individuals who have learned Informatics, and imagine their place of activity in society. In order to achieve this goal, through guest lectures by experts in Informatics outside of school, teachers and students will participate in open discussions and deepen their understanding of professionals that can find and solve problems aided by Informatics, professionals that can plan and design the infrastructure of information societies, and manage organizations using Informatics.

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to motivate students so that they will actively learn in the university. Students will learn how Informatics is used and how individuals who have learned Informatics are needed in society.

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Course Overview

Guest lecturers that are at the forefront of Informatics will introduce students to infrastructure planning/designing, problem finding/solving, organization management etc. using Informatics. Students will prepare for each class, participate in discussions with guest lecturers and course teachers, and understand what is expected of students that have learned Informatics.

  1. Guidance (course outline and class preparation)
  2. Research and student discussion about the topic of Guest Lecturer 1
  3. Lecture and discussion by Guest Lecturer 1
  4. Research and student discussion about the topic of Guest Lecturer 2
  5. Lecture and discussion by Guest Lecturer 2
  6. Research and student discussion about the topic of Guest Lecturer 3
  7. Lecture and discussion by Guest Lecturer 3

Method and criteria for Grade Evaluation

Review report for classes 60%, preparation and discussion 40%. The passing grade is 60 points out of 100.

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