On Monday, September 28th, Mr. Takekata and Mr. Yoshiki from Saijo City Office gave 1st year students lectures about "Local Economy in Saijo."
"Projects to explore sales markets"
"How to develop local communities through sightseeing projects"
On Thursday, September 24th, two special seminars were held. Ms Noor Farahnaz Abu Mansor, a CIR of Niihama, ad Mr. Matsuda, a professor of Kyushu University of Technology, gave students lectures.
"A New Style of Intercultural Communication in the epdemic of COVID-19"
"Does a loooong bridge swing in the wind? About the technology that can make the range of swinging smaller.
1st year students took a lesson about the "Seminar of Basic Science." This classs help them enhance the interest in studying through daily scientific matters. One of the lessons was about "Which cubic ices melt faster, those in a glass of water or those in a glass of orange juice?" Students considered it with their own hypothesis and made a presentation. Mutual evaluations are carried out to improve their presentation.
Our ALT made an English board to increase our students' vocabulary.
On Monday, September 14th, 1st year students had a lecture on how to make a town friendly to people with different cultures. Mr. Tomozawa from Saijo City Hall gave the lecture. He talked about several topics: how Saijo City interacts with oversea institutions, how the city is working to involve citizens into intercultural events, and what the epidemic of COVID-19 has brought about to the city.