Symposium 2008

Efforts for Internationalization of Education at Osaka University -Their Trajectories over Five Years and Future Perspectives


Symposium 2008

Sponsored by:

Project to support FD for fostering globalization of university education
(International Student Center <current Center for International Education and Exchange>, Institute for Higher Education Research and Practice, and Cybermedia Center)
Project for Fostering of Globally-leading Researchers in Integrated Sciences (Graduate School of Information Science and Technology)

Supported by:

Pioneering Integrated Education and Research Program (Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)
The Center of Excellence for Advanced Structural and Functional Materials Design (Global COE Program, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University)

Date:   August 28 (Thu), 2008, 9:00 - 17:00 (Reception from 17:30)

Place:   Convention Center, Suita Campus

Part I:

The 2nd International Workshop on the Cyberinfrastructure for Science and Education--Efforts for Internationalization of Education in the Pacific Rim

9:00 - 9:10 Opening Address
Makoto Imase
Dean, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University
9:10 - 9:20 Welcoming Remarks
Kiichiro Tsuji
Trustee, in charge of International Affairs, Osaka University
9:20 - 9:50 Pacific Rim Undergraduate Experiences (PRIME)
Peter Arzberger
University of California San Diego, USA
9:50 - 10:20 Pacific Rim International UniverSity (PRIUS)
Susumu Date
Osaka University
10:20 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Monash Undergraduate Research Projects Abroad
(MURPA)

David Abramson
Monash University, Australia
11:00 - 11:30 PRISM: Following PRIME and PRIUS for
Internationalisation of Nexr-generation
Malaysian Scientist

Habibah A. Wahab
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
11:30 - 11:50 Discussion

Part II

Forum Commemorating the 5th Anniversary of the Faculty Development Project for Internationalization of Education at Osaka University--Its Trajectories over Five Years and Future Perspectives

13:20 - 13:30 Opening Address
Junji Koizumi
Vice-President and Trustee, Osaka University
13:30 - 13:40 Welcoming Remarks
Tomoko Arikawa
Professor, International Student Center, Osaka University
13:40 - 14:00 Faculty Development to Meet Globalization of University Education
Haruo Takemura
Director, Cybermedia Center, Osaka University
14:00 - 15:00 Strategies for Institutionalizing Faculty Development efforts Insights from practices worldwide
Denis Berthiaume
Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
15:00 - 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:45 Panel Discussion--Experiences of Faculty Development Participants
16:45 - 16:55 Certificate Presentation Ceremony of Faculty Development Workshop
16:55 - 17:00 Closing Address
Tohru Kikuno
Director, International Student Center, Osaka University
17:30 - Reception
Place: Icho Kaikan
Participation fee: 3,000 yen
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