Course title
1M990000,5M999900,7M9300001
Urban and Regional Development in Information Age

nakamura hiroyuki Click to show questionnaire result at 2017
Course content
Today, the modern society, is called information society. In the information society, our daily activities related to "information" are significantly increasing, while the roles, importance and economic value are increasing. As a result, social issues of information and communication are becoming a larger part of regional strategies and town planning.
Based on this recognition, the main objective of this class is to understand the relationships between regional development and regional policy and "information" from various perspectives through some examples.
Classes are basically done in seminar format, but we also plan fieldwork.
Purpose of class
The main objective of this class is to understand the relationships between regional development and regional policy and "information" from various perspectives through some examples.
Goals and objectives
  1. To understand the question "Why is modern society called information society?"
    To understand the role that information plays in society.
  2. To understand the relationships between regional development and regional policy and "information"
  3. To understand regional development and regional policy in the information society
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Understanding "Information Society" 1 - Understanding modern society To read the syllabus 60minutes
2. Understanding "Information Society" 2 - History of Social Systems Review what learned in the class 120minutes
3. Understanding "Information Society" 3 - Paradigm shift and Information Review what learned in the class 120minutes
4. Understanding "Information Society" 4 - Information Activitiy / Behabior Review what learned in the class 120minutes
5. Understanding "Information Society" 5 - Globalization and Information Review what learned in the class 120minutes
6. Discussion Review what learned in the class and write a short report 240minutes
7. Information Flow and Businesses Review what learned in the class 120minutes
8. Roles of "Information" and Relocation of central management functions Review what learned in the class 120minutes
9. Polarlization and Decentralization of "Information" Review what learned in the class 120minutes
10. Case study 1 Review what learned in the class 180minutes
11. Case study 2 Review what learned in the class 180minutes
12. Case study 3 Review what learned in the class 180minutes
13. Discussion Review what learned in the class 120minutes
14. Discussion Review what learned in the class and write a short report 240minutes
Total. - - 2040minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

presentation contribution to discussion report Total.
1. 10% 10%
2. 10% 10% 20%
3. 10% 20% 40% 70%
Total. 20% 40% 40% -
Evaluation method and criteria
The allocation of the overall grade for this course is presented below:
・Presentation : 20%
・Contribution to discussion (minutes papers be evaluated) : 40%
・Reports : 40%
To pass the course, students must earn at least 60 points of 100.
Students can score 60 points or more when they can state in a clear manner their opinions, in assignments, discussion and reports, about topics discussed in class.
Textbooks and reference materials
Text books and papers will be directed at classes.
Prerequisites
Review the relevant subjects of each department the students graduated from.
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Friday 4th period, at Toyosu.
Regionally-oriented
Regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
Most classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
Applicatable The lecturere has been involved in "Information Policy" and "Regional Development" with local authorities and/or central government for many years.
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
  • 4.QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 11.SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • 16.PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS
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