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2021.10.14News

【Announcement】Online Class Observation for Graduate School (ELT・GCP)

The English Language Teaching Practices program (ELT) and Global Communication Practices program (GCP) of the Graduate School will hold an Online Class Observation for the public.

  We would like you to experience classes based on "Bridging theory and practice” by observing the actual classes conducted for AIU graduate students online (Zoom). We are now accepting applications, so if you are considering to apply to the graduate school, this will be a great opportunity to gather more information.

 ELT and GCP will conduct two types of classes as follows. Please note that you cannot participate in the same class on multiple dates.

【ELT】 Class①

Course
Title
[ELT600] Introduction to Foreign Language Acquisition
Date &Time

Wednesday, November 10th, 17th, 24th, 2021 2:00pm-5:00pm (JST)
※ The application for class is closed.

Instructor Dr. Chris Carl HALE
Course Description 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. Students gain an understanding of the historical development of language acquisition theories and how they lead to modern hypotheses on language learning, and what this means for the pedagogical decisions teachers make.
Capacity 10

【ELT】 Class②

Course
Title
[ELT660] Introduction to Research Methods

Date &Time

Thursday, November 11th, 25th, 2021 10:30am-1:30pm (JST)
※ The application for class is closed.

Instructor Dr. Clay WILLIAMS
Course Description This course serves as an introduction to conducting and understanding first person research. We will be studying both the considerations and the mechanics of experimental design and execution, with heavy emphasis on how to interpret experimental findings.
Capacity 18

【GCP】 Class①

Course
Title
[GCP634] Communication Research Methods
Date &Time

Friday, November 19th, 2021  2:00pm~4:50pm (JST)
※ The application for class is closed.

Instructor Dr. Hyuk Jun CHEONG
Course Description This course is designed as a comprehensive introduction to various communication research methods and applications. Topics introduced include but are not limited to qualitative data collection methods (e.g., interview, observation), quantitative data collection skills (e.g., survey, quantitative content analysis, experimental research), various forms of sampling, research ethics, and so on. The class also provides students with opportunities to learn how to interpret qualitative interview data and analyze quantitative data using statistical software.
Capacity 10

【GCP】 Class②

Course
Title
[GCP642] Introduction to International Public Relations
Date &Time

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021  9:00am~11:50am (JST)
※ The application for class is closed.

Instructor Dr. Hyuk Jun CHEONG
Course Description 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. In this class, students will learn theories and principles of PR, and acquire practical knowledge of its elements (e.g., 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.
Capacity 10

If you would like to participate in the classes, please send the following information to the Admissions Office (grad@gl.aiu.ac.jp) by at least 5 days before the class (excluding weekends and holidays). We will use the information to tell you the URL and passcode of the Zoom meeting at a later date.
①Name
②Grade in School, etc. (e.g. senior year at a college, working at a company, etc.)
③University Name
④Major
⑤Address
⑥Email Address
⑦Phone Number
⑧Preferred Course Title / Date & Time *Select one of them from the above