Publication date:2021.04.14

Introduction of “Spotlight event” by Global FD held on April 20th

  1. On campus only
  2. Application required
  3. Japanese Page
Schedule 2021.04.20
Area Online
Place Zoom Meeting style
Target Audience Students / Undergraduate Students / Graduate Students / Faculty / Employees / Postdocs / New Instructors
Organizer The Global Faculty Development (GFD) Program
Tag FD

The Global Faculty Development (GFD) Program would like to invite you to a spotlight event with three members of Tokyo College(*) next Tuesday, April 20th, from 5:00-6:30pm JST.

The theme is ” Collaborative interdisciplinary course design: a case study from Tokyo College”.

This is a great opportunity to get to know Tokyo College and to learn from their experience developing an interdisciplinary seminar for undergraduates.

Details about the workshop are listed below:

*Tokyo College is a young institute at the University of Tokyo founded to address some of global society’s pressing issues through interdisciplinary research, international network building and public engagement.

TitleCollaborative interdisciplinary course design: a case study from Tokyo College

Date: April 20th  2021, from 5:00-6:30pm(JST)

Place: Zoom Meeting style

Registration: Encouraged with the link (Link will be sent to all registered participants the day before the workshop)

Eligibility: All faculty, staff and students welcome!

Language: English and Japanese
* Simultaneous translation (English to Japanese) will be available.

Event description:
In this talk, we will present our effort to collaboratively design and teach a bilingual interdisciplinary undergraduate seminar entitled “The Earth and Human Society in 2050” in the framework of the university’s liberal arts program zengaku zemi. We will share our experience and take-aways and hope to start a conversation about potential future collaborations in interdisciplinary teaching across the university.

Admission: Free

Inquiries: GFD committee   e-mail: