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  • Global Leadership Practice on June 15・18・22・25 Online Intensive Course in English
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    Global Leadership Practice on June 15・18・22・25 Online Intensive Course in English
    2021.04.13
  • [Call for Participants]The 12th Multidisciplinary International Student Workshop (MISW 2021)
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    [Call for Participants]The 12th Multidisciplinary International Student Workshop (MISW 2021)
    2021.06.15
  • Call for Applicants: One-day online workshop for Undergraduate students
    Study abroad
    Call for Applicants: One-day online workshop for Undergraduate students
    2021.06.08
  • Recruitment of TAs for AY2021
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    Recruitment of TAs for AY2021
    2021.05.12
  • Call for Applicants: ASPIRE Forum 2021 Online Workshop with students from  Asian leading Science and Technology Universities
    Study abroad
    Call for Applicants: ASPIRE Forum 2021 Online Workshop with students from Asian leading Science and Technology Universities
    2021.05.06
  • International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Autumn
    Study abroad
    International Exchange Program: Outbound 2021 Autumn
    2021.04.28

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What is Global Scientists and Engineers Course(GSEC)?

Join GSEC if:

Join GSEC if:

  • You want to know how to develop a global career

  • You are interested in long-term study abroad

  • You want to develop language and communication skills

  • You want to meet people from a diverse range of departments and fields

  • You want to be seen as having global potential by prospective employers

The Global Scientists and Engineers Course (GSEC) provides a systematic curriculum that enables bachelor’s and master’s degree students to develop the necessary competencies to excel in the global arena. Through step-by-step approach, students will be able to gain global competencies as follows ; (a) a global mindset, (b) practical skills to work in global environment, and (c) skills necessary for international collaboration.

The aims of GSEC are to foster scientists and engineers who thrive in a global society and have the expertise to contribute innovative solutions to unknown global issues. Through GSEC, it is hoped that ones will be equipped with identity based on their field of expertise/knowledge/technical skills, as well as global mindset to respect ethical values and diversity.

Global Scientists and Engineers Course

Through taking the Global Scientists and Engineers Course, students are able to augment expertise in their major with global competence. The course comprises three levels, with each level building on the one before.

Advanced
Intermediate*
Basic
Skills to be developed
  • Global perspective
  • English proficiency and communication skills
  • Multicultural understanding and teamwork
  • Problem finding and solving skills
  • Practical ability
Skills to be developed
  • International liberal arts
  • International leadership
  • Skills to bring new ideas and values
  • Basic skills for conducting international joint research
Eligibility

Intended for (a) bachelor's degree students and (b) master's degree students who have not fulfilled the criteria to join the advanced level.
Students who enroll in GSEC begin at the basic level. After fulfilling the completion requirements for this level, they advance to intermediate. For GSEC completion requirements for the basic and intermediate levels.

Eligibility

Intended for master's and professional degree students who fulfill the eligibility criteria.
For GSEC eligibility criteria and completion requirements at the advanced level.

* The Global Science and Engineers Course (GSEC) consists of three levels: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced. Intermediate is considered the standard level. Basic serves as a preliminary level for Intermediate, and Advanced is for those who have completed Intermediate.

Four Programs / Three education contents at Three Levels of Study

  • (Basic/Intermediate)
  • (Advanced)

At the basic and intermediate levels, GSEC aims to develop students' (a) global perspective, (b) English proficiency and communication skills, (c) multicultural understanding and teamwork, (d) problem finding and solving skills, and (e) practical ability.
At the advanced level, based on the global competencies acquired so far, GSEC equips students with (a) international liberal arts knowledge, (b) international leadership skills, (c) skills to bring new ideas and values, and (d) basic skills for conducting international joint research.

  • Basic/Intermediate
  • Advanced

Timeline

Bachelor’s degree program Master’s degree program
Spring semester Fall semester Course Application Spring semester Fall semester
Notification of acceptance
Take GSEC-related courses
Go on study abroad trips and internships
Further develop English proficiency
Edit Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio and
Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics
Two months before degree completion Apply for GSEC completion assessment
through Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio
①Self-Reflection on learning through each programs②Edit Self-evaluation comments③Update Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics④Click "Submit request for course completion"
Two months before degree completion
Degree completion Completion assessment Degree completion
Completion recognition
Commencement ceremony Certificate of completion Commencement ceremony

Timeline

Master’s degree program
Course Application
Notification of acceptance
Take GSEC-related courses
Go on study abroad and internships
Edit Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio and
Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics
Two months before degree completion Apply for GSEC completion assessment
through Tokyo Tech Learning Portfolio
①Self-Reflection on learning through each programs②Edit Self-evaluation comments③Update Self-Evaluation Scoring Rubrics④Click "Submit request for course completion"
Degree completion Completion assessment
Completion recognition
Commencement ceremony Certificate of completion
  • Basic/Intermediate
  • Advanced

Completion Requirements

Requirements for the completion of GSEC up to the intermediate level and at the advanced level are specified separately.
Details on required course credits, English test scores, and study abroad and internship experiences are provided.

Schedule

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マサチューセッツ工科大学(MIT)学生とのオンライン会話セッション 3:00 PM
マサチューセッツ工科大学(MIT)学生とのオンライン会話セッション
Jun 17 @ 3:00 PM – Jul 1 @ 3:00 PM
マサチューセッツ工科大学(MIT)学生とのオンライン会話セッション @ | | |
概要 親日家で、日本語を学んでいるマサチューセッツ工科大学(MIT)と東工大の学生がペアになり、30分は日本語・30分は英語を使い、グローバルな課題や身近なテーマについて会話セッションを行います。(セッションは合計3回以上) 参加者には、修了証明書(Certificate)とMITからの記念品が付与されます。 (前回の様子はこちら)   スケジュール 7/15              オリエンテーション 7/16 – 8/22 各ペアで会話セッション(この期間中に計3回以上/実施日時は自由・オンラインツール自由)         セッション終了後、ショートビデオ作成 8/26              ファイナルセッション 日本とボストンの間には、マイナス13時間の時差がありますので、オリエンテーションおよびファイナルセッションは、日本時間の7:30AMに開始となる予定です。 会話セッションの日時・オンラインツールは、各ペアで決めてください。   募集人数 20 名 (グローバル理工人育成コース所属生に限る) *選考結果は、7 月6日(火)頃までに、応募者本人宛にご連絡します。 *応募者多数の場合、選考となります。(選考基準は、グローバル理工人育成コースの修了にむけて取組のよい方を優先します。)   応募方法  こちらのフォームにて申し込みください。 締め切り日:2021年7月2日(金)   問い合わせ先 グローバル人材育成推進支援室 ghrd.info@jim.titech.ac.jp  
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Student Stories

Second Global Leadership Practice course completed

Second Global Leadership Practice course completed

The 2019 Global Leadership Practiceouter intensive course, arranged for the second time this year in partnership with Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), was held from June 4 to 14 on Ookayama Campus. Ten students from Japan, Italy, Ukraine, and Tunisia gathered for the two-week course to develop their leadership skills, focusing on self-evaluation, case studies, organization observation and analysis, site visits, and a final team project.

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