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Information Class Support Seminar" hosted by Jikkyo Shuppan on January 31

On Saturday, January 31, Jikkyo Shuppan will hold an "Information Class Support Seminar" at Kyoto Computer Gakuin.

Information Class Support Seminar" sponsored by Jikkyo Publishing Co.

Six years have passed since the start of the new subject information, and the next guidelines are now being discussed.In this situation, I am sure that you are making various attempts to develop the subject "Information" in your classes, but I am sure that you will face new challenges as you prepare for the new curriculum.Therefore, we, Jikkyo Shuppan, have planned the "Information Class Support Seminar" to cover issues that are often taken up now and to prepare for the new curriculum.We know that this is a busy time of year for you, but we hope that many of you will be able to attend this meeting and provide an opportunity for you to learn something useful for your classes.

Date and Time
Saturday, January 31, 2009 14:00-17:40
Kyoto Computer Gakuin Kyoto Ekimae School New Wing (7 min. walk west from JR Kyoto Station "Hachijo Exit")
Contents (tentative)
  1. Copyright of Music (14:05-14:35)
    Dr. Kazuhiro Itoi, Teacher, Tokyo Metropolitan Komaba High School
    The lecture will explain music copyright in general, which has been the topic of recent cases, and will also introduce some cases encountered in school settings.
  2. Devices to promote scientific understanding of information in a fun way (14:35-15:45)
    Toshiharu Kano, Teacher, Kanazawa Izumigaoka High School, Ishikawa, Japan
    Using the language HSP (freeware), which allows anyone to create a simple program in 5 minutes, students will learn to help them understand information scientifically.
  3. Guidance on project execution through team activities in the subject "Information" (16:05 - 16:35)
    Kyoto Institute of Information Science and Technology/Kyoto Computer College Dr. Keiji Emi
  4. Situations surrounding children and teaching information morality (16:50-17:20)
    Dr. Sankichi Takahashi, Professor, Senri Koran University
    This lecture will explain, with specific examples, how to teach students about the shadow side of the Internet, which is currently a major problem, such as cyber bullying and dating sites.
  5. Q&A (17:20-17:40)
entrance fee
Free.We are sorry, but we ask that you bear your own transportation expenses.