Top Global University Project International Symposium - "New Learning of Liberal Arts and Quality Assurance (Quality Liberal Learning)"
2016-1-27 (Wed) 13:00 -
In the keynote lecture for this symposium, Dr. Susan Albertine (Vice President, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, American Association of Colleges & Universities) will speak with us about the AAC&U's efforts in assuring quality liberal arts education, while discussing what it means to relearn liberal arts. In addition, we will listen to several case examples from universities in Japan who have made strides in visionary liberal arts education, as well as discuss the topic of "Quality Liberal Learning."
Date and Time
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 13:00~17:30 (Social gathering - 18:00~)
* Simultaneous interpretation will be available at this symposium.
Anyone may attend this symposium.
Strategic Planning Office, Institute for Academic Initiatives, Osaka University
With support from:
Japan Association for College and University Education
Japanese Association of Higher Education Research
Symposium Details and Registration
Details and registration for this symposium can be found here.
(The deadline for registration is Friday, January 15, 2016.)
|Dr. Susan Albertine||Vice President, Office
of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
|Trends in Education Reform at Osaka University|
|Prof. KOBAYASHI Tadashi||Executive Vice President of Education, Osaka University
|Prof. NAGATA Takashi||Department of Basic Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo|
|Prof. SUGIMOTO Kazuhiro||Professor of Institute of Excellence in Higher Education, Tohoku University/Deputy-Director of Center for Institutional Research and Center for Professional Development
|Prof. HAYASHI Mitsuo||Director of Evaluation and Improvement Division, Headquarters for Liberal Arts Education, Hiroshima University
13:00 - Opening address
13:10 - Introduction of the program and speakers
13:15 - Prospects of education reform at Osaka University (30 min.)
13:45 - Keynote lecture by Dr. Susan Albertine
14:55 - Intermission
15:10 - Case example (1): Liberal arts education and quality assurance at Tohoku University (Evaluation of academic achievement of students, IR)
15:40 - Case example (2): Liberal arts education and quality assurance at The University of Tokyo
16:10 - Case example (3): Liberal Education and Quality Assurance Evaluation at Hiroshima University (curriculum development, program evaluation, measures to promote learning of students, etc.)
16:40 - Intermission (Set change)
16:45 - Panel discussion - Chair: Prof. KAWASHIMA Tatsuo (Strategic Planning Office, Institute for Academic Initiatives, Osaka University)
17:30 - Closing (A social gathering will be held following the conclusion of this symposium.)