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Classes by Tanaka Sigeto (2020)

Faculty/Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University

First Term, 2020 | Timetable

Second Term, 2020 | Timetable


* Explanation about changes from 2019

* Classes in the School of Arts and Letters


First Term, 2020 (from April to August)

[Weekly timetable]

Gendai Nihongaku Gairon I (Innovative Japanese Studies (General Lecture) I) (for 2nd grade students)

Google Classroom Code: gqlz435
Title: Work in Japan
Date: Monday 14:40-16:10
Room: 701
Code: LB31401
Contents: Lecture on issues related to work in contemporary Japan, based on sociology and related fields: economics, management, law, and so on. Topics will be as follows: labor statistics, labor law and policies, internal and external labor market, career and lifecourse, social stratification and social mobility, and gender and work.
Learning Goals: To understand issues about work in contemporary Japan
Grading Plan: Based on assignments including homework

[Materials for this class (in Japanese)]

Gendai Nihongaku Ensyuu I (Innovative Japanese Studies Seminar I) (for 3rd grade students)

Google Classroom Code: uzg2hq6
Title: Basics of Questionnaire Survey
Room: 605
Date: Friday 16:20-17:50
Code: LB55501
Contents: This course is an introductory course for the questionnaire survey method. Students acquire basic knowledge and skills through planning and conducting a survey based on their own theme, as well as taking lectures on concepts and methods of questionnaire survey.
Learning Goals: (1) To know the advantage and disadvantage of the questionnaire survey method; (2) To learn the real process of questionnaire surveys by practice
Grading Plan: Based on submitted assignments (40%), the questionnaire (30%), and the final report (30%).

[Materials for this class (in Japanese)]

Gendai Nihongaku Ensyuu II (Innovative Japanese Studies Seminar II) (for 3rd grade students)

Google Classroom Code: rugagqr
Title: Basics of Statistical Analysis
Date: Friday 14:40-16:10
Room: Computer Room on the 7th floor
Code: LB55401
Contents: This course is an introductory course for statistical analysis. Using a statistical package application, students learn basic concepts and methods such as crosstabulation, comparison of means between two groups, and statistical test.
Learning Goals: (1) To understand the basics of statistical analysis; (2) To acquire skills to conduct data analysis
Grading Plan: Based on submitted assignments including the short test (70%) and the final report (30%).

[Materials for this class (in Japanese)]

Gendai Nihongaku Ensyuu III (Innovative Japanese Studies Seminar III) / Gendai Nihongaku Syakai Bunseki Kenkyuu Ensyuu I (Japanese Studies Society (Research Seminar) I ) (for graduate / 3rd grade students)

Google Classroom Code: g42ap45
Title: Research of Social Problems in Modern Japan
Date: Thursday 10:30-12:00
Room: 605
Code: LB54201,LM14201
Contents: Seminar to develop students' skills for research of social problems in modern Japan.
Learning Goals: To acquire skills of the survey of literature and statistics, reading, logical and critical thinking, and discussion.
Grading Plan: Assignments (30%), presentation and discussion (30%), final report (40%)

[Materials for this class (in Japanese)]

Zinbun Syakai Zyoron (Introduction to Humanities and Social Sciences) (for 1st grade students)

Title: Introduction to Inovative Japanese Studies
Date: Thursday 13:00-14:30
Room: Bun 2
Code: LB00001
Contents: A lecture to introduce the Department of Innovative Japanese Studies.

[Materials for this lecture (in Japanese)]


Second Term, 2020 (from October to January 2020)

[Weekly timetable]

Gendai Nihongaku Ensyuu IV (Innovative Japanese Studies Seminar IV) (for 3rd grade students)

Title: Basics of In-depth Interview
Room: 605
Date: Friday 16:20-17:50
Code: LB65501
Contents: Students learn basics of interview as a qualitative research method. Along with lectures on concepts and theory of in-depth interview, students plan, conduct, transcribe, and analyze interviews based on their own theme.
Learning Goals: (1) To understand the advantage of the interview method; (2) To learn the real process of interview research by practice
Grading Plan: Based on submitted assignments (50%), presentation and the final report (50%)

[Materials for this class (in Japanese)]

Gendai Nihongaku Ensyuu V (Innovative Japanese Studies Seminar V) (for 3rd grade students)

Title: Statistical Analysis in Practice
Date: Friday 14:20-16:10
Room: Computer Room on the 7th floor
Code: LB65402
Contents: In this course, students learn advanced-level statistical methods, using a statistical package application.
Learning Goals: To know how to make proper use of a variety of statistical methods according to the focus of the analysis and properties of the data
Grading Plan: Based on submitted assignments (70%) and the final report (30%)

[Materials for this class (in Japanese)]

Gendai Nihongaku Kakuron III (Topics in Innovative Japanese Studies III) / Gendai Nihongaku Syakai Bunseki Tokuron I (Japanese Studies Society (Research Seminar) I ) (for graduate / 3rd grade students)

Title: Family and Population in Modern Japan
Date: Thursday 10:30-12:00
Room: 133
Code: LB64201,LM24201
Contents: Lecture on family issues in contemporary Japanese society based on sociology and related fields: law, economics, population studies, and so on. Topics will be as follows: analysis of kinship, form and institution of the family, marriage and divorce, childbirth and childrearing, lifecourse and the family, population change and the family change.
Learning Goals: To understand basic concepts and method to conduct research of comtemporary Japanese society.
Grading Plan: Based on submitted assignments including homework.

[Materials for this class (in Japanese)]

Zinbun Syakai Zyoron (Introduction to Humanities and Social Sciences) (for 1st grade students)

Title: Introduction to Inovative Japanese Studies
Date: Thursday 13:00-14:30
Room: 133
Code: LB00005
Contents: A lecture to introduce the Department of Innovative Japanese Studies.

[Materials for this lecture (in Japanese)]


Classes in the past

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