Students will improve their communicative competence and enhance their adaptability in the global community. The International Experience category consists of two subsidiary categories; Internship and Volunteering.
The minimum requirement for "International Experience" is 2 credits, and the maximum number of credits that can be included in the Global Program for Japanese Studies from this category is 4 credits. (for those who enrolled in or after FY2016).
Internship programs are categorized in Developed General Education -Career development- (教養展開科目-キャリアを育てる-).
Some of the internship programs offered in specialized courses and graduate courses are included in the International Experience category.
Students have practical experience in local companies or NPOs for 2 to 3 weeks, or participate in Project Based Learning in companies to acquire deeper knowledge through exploration of real-world challenges and problems.
In order to complete the Global Internship program, students need to take pre-course and post-course education in addition to participating in internship activities in companies.
≪ Selected ⇒ Pre-course education + Internship or PBL in the company + Post-course education (report of the internship experience) ⇒ Gain credits ≫
|01||Summer program:Apr. to May
Spring program:Oct. to Nov.
|Application and selection||
|Attend pre-course education||
|04||Summer program:Aug. to Sep.
Spring program:Feb. to Mar.
|Practical experience in the internship company||
|05||Summer program:Nov. to Dec.
Spring program:May. to Jun.
|Post-course education Report session||
Naoki Sakiyama, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Volunteer programs are categorized in Developed General Education -Career development- (教養展開科目-キャリアを育てる-).
Some of the volunteer programs offered in specialized courses and graduate courses are included in the International Experience category.
Students will engage in volunteering in NPOs or international organizations in and out of Japan for about 2 weeks. Students will have deeper understanding about the issues in global society, and gain practical knowledge and ability to solve problems through interacting with people in those organizations.
In order to complete the Global Volunteer program, students need to take pre-course and post-course education in addition to participating in volunteering activities.
≪ Selected ⇒ Pre-course education ＋ Volunteering activity ＋ Post-course education (report of the volunteer experience) ⇒ Gain credits ≫
|Class name||Targeting level|
|Global Volunteer Ⅰ||This class is for introductory level students. Students who are participating in volunteer activities for the first time will take this level.|
|Global Volunteer Ⅱ||Students who have already taken Global Volunteer I or those who have knowledge and experience of volunteering or fieldwork will take this level.|
|Global Volunteer Ⅲ||Students who have sufficient knowledge and experience of volunteering. Students who can go to the volunteering location by themselves. Selection will take place by the lecturer and volunteer organization to ascertain students’ level.|
|01||April to May||Guidance and information session||
|02||May||Application and selection||
|03||T2||Attend pre-course education||
|04||Aug. - Oct.||Volunteering activities||
|05||October||Post-course education Report session||
|06||Nov. - Dec.||Progress report||
Ayako Sasaki, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
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