• Area Studies (Monday 1)

    [01] Meet and Greet

    [02] T-Shirt Project Overview

    [03] The Economics * (DL01)

    [04] Technology & Subsidies * (DL02)

    [06] Indonesia [satellite farms/spinning] * (DL03)

    [07] Two Sisters * (DL04)

    [08] Garment Industry * (DL05)

    [09] Bangladesh / Columbia * (DL06)

    [10] Nixon and Kimchi * (DL07)

    [11] Container * (DL08)

    [12] Taxes * (DL 09)

    [13] The Afterlife (DL10) * [Test Info]

    [14] Work, Trade, Clothes * (DL11)

    [15] Final Reports/Essay Due

  • Reading & Discussion (Monday 2)

     

    This course will inspire students to “awaken the goodness within themselves.” Students who take this class will have many opportunities to reflect upon their lives and to reassess the various choices that they make in their day-to-day encounters. Through various in-class activities and assignments, students will learn the importance of being authentic in their life choices and keeping an open, honest, and positive outlook no matter the circumstance.

     

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    2020 CLASSES

    Print the "Hand-Out" as you self-study. Each week, the last page of the "Hand-Out" must be submitted to the professor using CoursePower. You can find it under "Report" on CoursePower. The "Listening Section" corresponds to section 6 or 7 on the "Hand-Out."

     

    05.18: [1] CoursePower was hard to access and a little crazy today! It seems the Weekly Tasks are now showing up under "Report" on CoursePower, as they should. If you still don't see it, please let me know. [2] A few students did the task for the WRONG class! Make sure you are looking at YOUR class. [3] The task deadline is 23:59 on Sunday night (one day before the next class). [4]The attendance password is in parenthesis below. Remember to check-in using CoursePower within 30 minutes of our class start time (11:00-11:30) to be "present." And, don't worry if you see "absent" or "late" between May 4 and May 18. The first three weeks are "adjustment" times. From May 25, attendance will count! [5]When emailing the professor, include 4 things: 件名: AGU / R&D / 学年組No. / FULL NAME *Let me repeat, please send レポート (final page of Hand-Out task/assignment) from CoursePower and not email.* Thank you!

     

     

    05.04 Introduction (pw: quinoa)

    05.11 Who are you? (pw: spinach) **If you didn't get the password in time today, do not worry.**

    05.18 IT COMES AROUND: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (tomato)

    05.25 RESPONSIBILITY: *ReadGreenFontAbove*  Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (potato)

    06.01 CONSIDER THE POSSIBILITIES: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (parsley)

    06.08 LET GO: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (buckwheat)

    06.15 YOURSELF AS A GIFT: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (cucumber)

    06.22 On Your Own - Preparation (pumpkin)

    06.29 Midterm Vocabulary TEST - [ LOOK - 07.06 ] (alfalfa)

    07.06 PROGRESS: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (fenugreek)

    07.13 COMPLAINING: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (chicory)
    07.20 IMAGINATION: Hand-Out /Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (lettuce)

    07.27 On Your Own - Preparation (broccoli)

    08.03 Test (Vocabulary) (radish)

    08.10 Test (Deep Writing) (cauliflower)

     

    SUMMER BREAK

     

    09.14 Vacation Task

    09.21 To Be Announced

    09.28 YOUR RESPONSE: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Reading / Listening Section

    10.05 YOUR OWN LIFE: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow /Lecture / Reading / Listening Section

    10.12 A DIFFERENT TAKE: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Reading / Listening Section

    10.19 FAITHFUL CHOICES: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Reading / Listening Section

    10.26 Student Presentations

    11.09 Student Presentations

    11.16WORLD LIES WITHIN: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Reading / Listening Section

    11.30 REDEFINING EFFORT: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture /Reading / Listening Section

    12.07 EXPECT FROM YOU:Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Reading / Listening Section

    12.14 Student Presentations

    12.21 Student Presentations

    01.18.2021 Special Session

    01.25.2021 Final Review [Required] + Survey

     

    EVALUATION

    Grades will be decided on a balanced performance in the following areas: Quarterly Student Presentations, Weekly in-class Tasks/Contribution, and Semester Review/Final Review Essay.

     

    TEXTBOOKS

    No class textbook. Materials will be distributed via a website link. Students are responsible for bringing printouts of the downloaded material to each class. Weekly tasks will NOT be returned while classes are held online.

  • Fundamental English (Monday 3)

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:

    This course will attempt to inspire students to cultivate an awareness of shin-zen-bi (truth, goodness, and beauty). Upon completion of this course, it is hoped that students will have gained a sense of direction by which to steer their lives. Through various in-class activities and out-of-class assignments, students will expand themselves and discover the qualities of truth, goodness, and beauty that lie within waiting to emanate from their deeper selves.

     

    2020 CLASSES

    Print the "Hand-Out" as you self-study. Each week, the last page of the "Hand-Out" must be submitted to the professor using CoursePower. You can find it under "Report" on CoursePower. The "Listening Section" corresponds to section 6 or 7 on the "Hand-Out."

     

    05.18: [1] CoursePower was hard to access and a little crazy today! It seems the Weekly Tasks are now showing up under "Report" on CoursePower, as they should. If you still don't see it, please let me know. [2] A few students did the task for the WRONG class! Make sure you are looking at YOUR class. [3] The task deadline is 23:59 on Sunday night (one day before the next class). [4]The attendance password is in parenthesis below. Remember to check-in using CoursePower within 30 minutes of our class start time (11:00-11:30) to be "present." And, don't worry if you see "absent" or "late" between May 4 and May 18. The first three weeks are "adjustment" times. From May 25, attendance will count! [5]When emailing the professor, include 4 things: 件名: AGU / FUND / 学年組No. / FULL NAME *Let me repeat, please send レポート (final page of Hand-Out task/assignment) from CoursePower and not email.* Thank you!

     

     

    05.04 Introduction (pw: radish)

    05.11 Who are you? (pw: mustard) **If you didn't get the password in time today, do not worry.**

    05.18 A GOOD LISTENER:  Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (kale)

    05.25 COMFORT ZONE: *ReadGreenFontAbove* Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (cauliflower)

    06.01 DISCIPLINE: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (beetroot)

    06.08 EACH AND EVERY DAY: Hand-Out /   Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (leek)

    06.15 On Your Own - Preparation (mustard)

    06.22 Midterm Vocabulary TEST- See CoursePower [ BE ON TIME ] (kohlrabi)

    06.29 Midterm Test (Deep Writing) TEST (lettuce)

    07.06 FRUSTRATION: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (corn)

    07.13 LIVE YOUR VALUES: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow /LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (fennel)

    07.20 NEEDS & DESIRES:  Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE /Shadowing / Listening Section (chervil)

    07.27 Final Test (Vocabulary) (garlic)

    08.03 Final Test (Report) (buckwheat)

    08.10 Reflection (parsnip)


    SUMMER BREAK
     

    09.14: Vacation Task

    09.21: PEACE: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section  

    09.28: RIPPLES: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section

    10.05: SEE THE SIGNS: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing /Listening Section

    10.12: THE JOURNEY: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing/ Listening Section

    10.19: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    10.26: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    11.09 PRESENT MOMENT: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section 

    11.16: THE SEEDS: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section 

    11.30: THINGS NOT TO FORGET: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section      

    12.07: YOU CAN: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section
    12.14: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    12.21: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    01:18.2021: Semester Review + Survey

    01.25.2021: TBA - Special Session

     

    EVALUATION

    Grades will be decided on a balanced performance in the following areas: Quarterly Student Presentations, Weekly in-class Tasks/Contribution, and Semester Review.

     

    TEXTBOOKS

    No class textbook. Materials will be distributed via a website link. Students are responsible for bringing printouts of the downloaded material to each class. Weekly tasks will NOT be returned while classes are held online.

  • Fundamental English (Monday 4)

     

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:

    This course will attempt to inspire students to cultivate an awareness of shin-zen-bi (truth, goodness, and beauty). Upon completion of this course, it is hoped that students will have gained a sense of direction by which to steer their lives. Through various in-class activities and out-of-class assignments, students will expand themselves and discover the qualities of truth, goodness, and beauty that lie within waiting to emanate from their deeper selves.

     

    2020 CLASSES

    Print the "Hand-Out" as you self-study. Each week, the last page of the "Hand-Out" must be submitted to the professor using CoursePower. You can find it under "Report" on CoursePower. The "Listening Section" corresponds to section 6 or 7 on the "Hand-Out."

     

    05.18: [1] CoursePower was hard to access and a little crazy today! It seems the Weekly Tasks are now showing up under "Report" on CoursePower, as they should. If you still don't see it, please let me know. [2] A few students did the task for the WRONG class! Make sure you are looking at YOUR class. [3] The task deadline is 23:59 on Sunday night (one day before the next class). [4]The attendance password is in parenthesis below. Remember to check-in using CoursePower within 30 minutes of our class start time (11:00-11:30) to be "present." And, don't worry if you see "absent" or "late" between May 4 and May 18. The first three weeks are "adjustment" times. From May 25, attendance will count! [5]When emailing the professor, include 4 things: 件名: AGU / FUND / 学年組No. / FULL NAME *Let me repeat, please send レポート (final page of Hand-Out task/assignment) from CoursePower and not email.* Thank you!

     

     

    05.04 Introduction

    05.11 Who are you? (attendance pw: mustard)

    05.18 A GOOD LISTENER:  Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (kale)

    05.25 COMFORT ZONE: *ReadGreenFontAbove*  Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (cauliflower)

    06.01 DISCIPLINE: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (beetroot)

    06.08 EACH AND EVERY DAY: Hand-Out /   Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (leek)

    06.15 On Your Own - Preparation (mustard)

    06.22 Midterm Vocabulary TEST- See CoursePower [ BE ON TIME ] (kohlrabi)

    06.29 Midterm Test (Deep Writing) TEST (lettuce)

    07.06 FRUSTRATION: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (corn)

    07.13 LIVE YOUR VALUES: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow /LECTURE / Shadowing / Listening Section (fennel)

    07.20 NEEDS & DESIRES:  Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / LECTURE /Shadowing / Listening Section (chervil)

    07.27 Final Test (Vocabulary) (garlic)

    08.03 Final Test (Report) (buckwheat)

    08.10 Reflection (parsnip)


    SUMMER BREAK
     

    09.14: Vacation Task

    09.21: PEACE: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section  

    09.28: RIPPLES: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section

    10.05: SEE THE SIGNS: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing /Listening Section

    10.12: THE JOURNEY: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing/ Listening Section

    10.19: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    10.26: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    11.09 PRESENT MOMENT: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section 

    11.16: THE SEEDS: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section 

    11.30: THINGS NOT TO FORGET: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section      

    12.07: YOU CAN: Hand-Out / Movie Slideshow / Lecture / Shadowing / Listening Section
    12.14: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    12.21: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

    01:18.2021: Semester Review + Survey

    01.25.2021: TBA - Special Session

     

    EVALUATION

    Grades will be decided on a balanced performance in the following areas: Quarterly Student Presentations, Weekly in-class Tasks/Contribution, and Semester Review.

     

    TEXTBOOKS

    No class textbook. Materials will be distributed via a website link. Students are responsible for bringing printouts of the downloaded material to each class. Weekly tasks will NOT be returned while classes are held online.