"Global Subject Group" is set up as a program for the development of global leaders who will play an active role in international society. Among others, "Global Frontier" and "Skill Up for Studying Abroad" classes, which are taught in English, are part of an educational curriculum that allows students to develop a global perspective by learning with international students. In this curriculum, "Japanese as a Second Language" classes are held for international students. Together with classes taught in English, these classes constitute the "Kansai University Global Frontier" curriculum, of which courses are available for many international students from overseas partner universities.
There is a need for people who:
⇒Utilizing your time at university to foster an international outlook and learn the fundamental skills needed to function effectively as a member of global society, will greatly enhance your career path and future.
⇒The "Global Subject Group" program consists of "Skill Up for Studying Abroad" classes, which help students develop their language skills and prepare them for studying abroad, and "Global Frontier" classes, which constitute eight modules of expertise.
As the classes are taught in English, they are ideal for students who are planning to study abroad or who have finished studying abroad.
⇒ Studying in a global academic environment together with international students also taking courses in the "Global Subject Group" curriculum.
⇒ Students can take classes suited to their own academic goals.
The "Global Subject Group" program also consists of "International Cooperation Service Learning" classes, in addition to classes taught in English. "International Cooperation Service Learning" classes consist of the "Readiness Lecture Course," in which students learn the basic theories underlying international cooperation activities, the "Practicum Course," in which students participate in international cooperation volunteer activities during their vacation period and the "Follow-up Lecture Course" after the volunteer activities. Refer here for more information about International Cooperation Service Learning.
The International Education Support Office is set up to provide support for encouraging global education at Kansai University. The International Education Support Office is staffed with experienced professionals who are familiar with international education and provides an FD workshop to improve course contents and teaching strategies, including consultation for instructors of "Global Subject Group" classes taught in English in designing their classes. The Office also provides support for various course designs, including Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL), which expands the reach of classes to students in remote settings at overseas universities.Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL)