NGOs and Social Change (Spring) NGO と社会改革 - C

NGOs and Social Change (Spring)
NGO と社会改革
3rd & 4th Year Content-specific Advanced Level Research,
Discussion, Presentation and Writing
This course is for students who want to use English to learn about legal,
political, business and other issues.
Course description
This is what students will see IF they read the course handbook
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。
In this course, we will research, discuss and give presentations on various nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working for social change. During the
semester, you will choose a global/social/political issue of interest to you and
research the work being done by NGOs to tackle that problem. You will focus
initially on the NGOs, the issues, their make-up, funding, local projects, and the
volunteers. In the second part of the semester, you will deepen your research to
(a) include fieldwork with your NGO (e.g., participate in an NGO event/project as
a volunteer, do interviews with NGO workers), or (b) explore the links that
domestic NGOs have with international NGOs or overseas projects working on
the same issues. At the end of both cycles, you and your research partner will
give presentations to demonstrate your understanding of how an NGO works on
various issues, and how people can be involved locally to effect social change.
この授業では、社会改革に取り組むさまざまな非政府組織(NGO)について調査、議
論し、プレゼンテーションを行います。学期をとおして、各自が興味のある地球規模の
問題、社会的問題、政治的問題を 1 つ選び、その問題を手掛けている NGO の活動
について調べます。最初は NGO、その課題、組織構成、資金、地域プロジェクトやボ
ランティアについて調べます。学期の後半には、a)自分の調査対象の NGO でフィー
ルドワーク(例:NGO のイベントやプロジェクトへのボランティア参加、NGO 職員への
インタビュー)を行うか、もしくは、b) 国内 NGO が同じ問題に取り組む国際 NGO や
海外プロジェクトとのあいだに持っているつながりを調べるかして、さらに研究を掘り
下げます。前半・後半の仕上げとして、NGO がどのようにさまざまな問題に取り組ん
でいるか、そして、社会改革をもたらすために、身近な場所で我々にできることは何
か、リサーチパートナーとともにプレゼンテーションを行います。
(1) Attendance of 80% or more, (2) active participation in class activities, and (3)
weekly preparation of 1-2 hours outside class are required to pass this course.
この授業の単位を得るためには(1) 80%以上出席し、(2) 授業に積極的に参加し、(3)
毎週 1-2 時間の準備をすることが必要。
For key approaches to teaching and learning in this course, see the
‘Common Areas of Focus’ page in your Teachers Information Pack
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for this course
• Use multiple sources of English information for research
• Student choice of research issues
• Student-centered activities
• Presenting and exchanging information in small groups of 2-4
Resources
for this course
Class Schedule
• Frequent rotation of pairs and groupings
This may be read by students BUT teachers
can adapt it and make a more specific class
schedule for their students
Requirements
• 2-3 cycles of research, discussion, presentation and writing
• Taught-in-English website
http://c-faculty.chuo-u.ac.jp/~mikenix1/teachers.html
• On paper in the Teachers’ Room
Week 1: Course introduction, explanation of course requirements, goalsetting
Weeks 2-13: Two or three cycles of background reading and research,
discussions, presentations and writing on issues of students' choice
related to NGOs and social change
Week 14: Reflection and self-evaluation/assessment
Week 15: Class survey and review of the semester
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