Design Academia - 国公立デザイン系大学会議

Participating University TagsUniversity of Tsukuba

The University of Tsukuba Arts Organization started its activities in 1975, one and a half years after the founding of the University of Tsukuba. From the beginning, the educational and faculty organizations have been separated. The undergraduate art specialization programs and the department of arts were the first to be organized. The graduate school had an independent Master of Arts program and a five-year integrated doctoral of arts program. The system was such that students from the specialized school group had to choose either the master or the doctoral program. With design studies in graduate school during generalization in 1991, we can offer research and education in design at the master and doctoral levels.
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Support for Distance Learning and Management of New Degree Programs at the University of Tsukuba

The University of Tsukuba launched the New Coronavirus Infectious Disease Risk Response Team in January 2020 and compiled countermeasures for large-scale gatherings at the end of February. As a result, the decision was made to review the graduation ceremony’s operation method and cancel the entrance ceremony. A parallel task force was established to deal with the new semester. The task force discussed how to operate the educational organization from April onward, especially at what stage to start the new semester and how students and faculty members should respond to non-face-to-face classes. Since the university-wide comprehensive contract for Microsoft Office 365 was already in operation, we decided to use Microsoft Teams […]

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2021.7.5

Cross-Disciplinary Education Managed by Faculty Members from Multiple Academic Departments Working Together

The University of Tsukuba Arts Organization started its activities in 1975, one and a half years after the founding of the University of Tsukuba. From the beginning, the educational and faculty organizations have been separated. The undergraduate art specialization programs and the department of arts were the first to be organized. The graduate school had an independent Master of Arts program and a five-year integrated doctoral of arts program. The system was such that students from the specialized school group had to choose either the master or the doctoral program. With design studies in graduate school during generalization in 1991, we can offer research and education in design at the […]

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2021.7.2

A New Degree Program Resulted from the Graduate School Reform

From 2020, the University of Tsukuba will reorganize the doctoral school to degree program system, and the Master’s and Doctoral Program in Design. The degree program allows the university to exercise mobility at its discretion and actively engage in cross-departmental education using internal resources. The degree programs are transcends the research discipline and professors can teach at up to four degree programs. This system will support transcends the organizational framework and multi disciplinal education in graduate school. We aim to develop educational methodology and provide learning opportunities from the perspective of the students through the three policies – diploma policy, curriculum policy, and admission policy and constructing the educational organization […]

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2020.3.31