[Nov 27] The 13th Mini-lecture Program by UTokyo Graduate Students

We are pleased to announce that we will hold a mini-lecture program delivered by graduate students and young faculty members who learned an instructional method called “active learning” through “The University of Tokyo Future Faculty Program (UTokyo FFP).”

Date/Time: November 27th (Wed), 2019, 17:00–19:00 (Open from 16:30)

Venue: Library Plaza, B1, General Library Annex

Capacity: 40 (approx.) (Application is recommended.)

Target audience: Anyone who is interested in the lecture topics or active learning
*Anyone can apply regardless of their affiliation with the University of Tokyo.

Program schedule:
Moderator: Shigekazu Kawasaki (Project Researcher, Center for Research and Development of Higher Education, The University of Tokyo)

Opening remarks: “Learn and meet something new at the library!” Kayoko Kurita (Associate Professor, Center for Research and Development of Higher Education, The University of Tokyo)
Dr. Kurita explains the purpose of the program such as the significance of the “Mini-lecture Program by UTokyo Graduate Students” and an overview of the UTokyo FFP.

Mini-lecture 1 “Reality of a Regional Symbiotic Society” Speaker: Natsuko Saigusa (Graduate School of Frontier Sciences)

Mini-lecture 2 “‘Medical Information for Families’ Presented by the University of Tokyo: Can You Cope with ‘Cold Symptoms’ Correctly?” Speaker: Hirohisa Fujikawa (Graduate School of Medicine)

Mini-lecture 3 “No One Know’s the Truth!? Identify the Distortion of Information Caused When Interviewing People on Diet!” Speaker: Hitomi Fujihashi (Graduate School of Medicine)

Mini-lecture 4 “Social Thought Viewed through Social Problems 1: Who Does Urban Life Belong to?” Speaker: Yukihiro Yamamoto (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)

Mini-lecture 5 “Why Is the Sky Blue? The Physics of Light in Everyday Life” Speaker: Tatsuhiko Ikeda (The Institute for Solid State Physics)

Mini-lecture 6 “Analyzing Essays from the Perspective of Musicality: What Is Alliteration?” Speaker: Tomoki Sakakibara (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)

Based on what they learned in the program, the UTokyo FFP alumni will explain interesting topics in plain words to those unfamiliar with the fields.
You can experience a new instructional method that allows speakers and the audience to discuss with each other.
This time, six alumni who achieved excellent results in the microteaching session in FFP will deliver mini-lectures.

This program will be filmed and photographed to be published on the website “UTokyo TV” run by the University of Tokyo. We appreciate your understanding on this matter. We would also like to ask for your cooperation and consent to allow us to use the photos and videos for the purposes of publicity and promotion of Mini-lecture Programs and the University of Tokyo Library System.
Please let us know in advance if you need any assistance accessing the venue due to disabilities.

For applications and details, please click the following link:


We look forward to your participation.

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