At the Professional Graduate School, we will hold an online class tour for our students to observe the classes that are actually being held online (Zoom meeting).

Through observing classes, we would like you to experience classes centered on the “bridge between theory and practice,” which is a feature of our graduate school.If you are interested in our graduate school or are considering going on to higher education, please join us.

The following classes are available in the English Teaching Practice Area (hereafter ELT), Japanese Language Teaching Practice Area (hereafter JLT), and Communication Skills Practice Area (hereafter GCP).ELT and GCP classes are conducted in English, while JLT classes are conducted in Japanese.

[ELT] Class ① *Application acceptance has ended.

Class subject [ELT611] Pedagogical/Communicative Grammar/Colloquial grammar education theory
Date and Time Tuesday, November 2023, 11 14:9-00:12
Faculty name Tomohisa Machida
Class outline This course is designed to help the profession of teaching English in the EFL context enhance their understanding of English grammar and develop pedagogical approaches to teaching English grammar. Participants will develop their knowledge and teaching skills about teaching grammar in English through activities and class discussions.
Number of participants 4 Rooms

[ELT] Class ② *Application acceptance has ended.

Class subject [ELT631] Materials Development in the Context of English Education in Japan / Method of creating teaching materials in English education in Japan
Date and Time Friday, November 2023, 11 24:9-00:12
Faculty name Hiroki UCHIDA
Class outline Although a wide variety of teaching materials from abroad are available on the market, teachers in Japan may be disappointed to find out it is often difficult to use those materials in their classrooms. The difficulty may come from the vocabulary levels, grammatical items targeted, or material designs in terms of the use for one whole year. Through comparing teaching materials in Japan with those from other countries, students are asked to find their viewpoints in designing their own materials for actual use in their classrooms. At the end of the course, students are required to present their teaching materials developed from the textbooks they use for their actual teaching. The key words in this course are “feasibility” and “sustainability.”
Number of participants No limit

[ELT] Class ③ *Application acceptance has ended.

Class subject [ELT600] Introduction to Foreign Language Acquisition
Date and Time Wednesday, November 2023, 11 29:14-00:17
Faculty name Christopher Carl HALE
Class outline This course is designed as an introduction to the field of applied linguistics, with an emphasis on how first and second languages ​​are learned, and how this understanding informs teaching practices. to modern hypotheses on language learning, and what this means for the pedagogical decisions teachers make.
Number of participants No limit

[JLT] Class ① *Application acceptance has ended.

*Classes are conducted in Japanese

Class subject [JLT616] Introduction to Japanese Language Education
Date and Time Wednesday, November 2023, 11 8:9-00:12
Faculty name Sukero ITO
Class outline In light of the diversification of Japanese language learners and the expansion of Japanese language education due to the progress of globalization, the content aims to acquire the qualities, abilities, and attitude required of highly specialized Japanese language teachers. .Classes consist of lectures and exercises.An overview of knowledge regarding Japanese language education in general from the perspectives of history, language, education, society, learners, etc.
Number of participants No limit

[JLT] Class ② *Application acceptance has ended.

*Classes are conducted in Japanese

Class subject [JLT601] Japanese Language Education Beginner Grammar I
Date and Time Tuesday, November 2023, 11 21:9-00:12
Faculty name Hitoshi Horiuchi
Class outline Concerning the grammar required at the beginner's level of teaching and learning Japanese as a foreign language and second language, consider the grammatical characteristics of individual grammatical items and points for teaching them, and consider actual teaching methods based on them. do.
Number of participants No limit

[GCP] Class ① *Application acceptance has ended.

Class subject [GCP642] Introduction to International Public Relations
Date and Time Tuesday, November 2023, 11 7:9-00:12
Faculty name Hyuk Jun CHEONG
Class outline Public relations (PR) refers to corporations' strategic communication process to build and sustain relationships with customers and prospects to promote awareness and sales of their brands and products. its elements (eg, media relations, press release, risk management, crisis communication, non-profit PR, government PR, etc.). Students will also learn other forms of marketing communications such as advertising, product placement, event sponsorship, digital marketing to experience a more holistic picture of public relations.
Number of participants No limit

[GCP] Class ② *Application acceptance has ended.

Class subject [GCP643] Introduction to International Journalism
Date and Time Wednesday, November 2023, 11 15:14-00:17
Faculty name Miki TANIKAWA
Class outline This course is designed to introduce students to the practice of journalism operating between two or more cultures namely writing about Japan for an international, English speaking audience. Students write a feature length article to submitted to a professional media.
Number of participants No limit

Flow until participation

  1. Application
    Online form It is an advance reservation system.
    Please fill in the necessary information and apply (Application deadline: 3 days before class start date (excluding weekends and holidays)).
    Please note that if there are many applications, it will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
  2. Participate in the program
    We will send the Zoom meeting URL to your registered email address 2 days before the class date.
    When it is time to start each program, please join from the URL provided in the e-mail.