FutureLearn

慶應義塾大学が日本文化を世界に発信
ソーシャルラーニングプラットフォーム FutureLearn

慶應義塾大学は、英国のMOOCs(Massive Open Online Courses)配信事業体FutureLearnと配信協定(Course Distribution Agreement)を締結し、正式に参加機関となりました。
日本からのFutureLearnへの参加は、慶應義塾大学が初めてです。
慶應義塾大学ではFutureLearnを通じて、世界レベルの研究・教育を通じた「知」の資産をもとに、日本ならではのMOOCsコンテンツを開発し、順次、全世界に向けて配信しています。
ぜひご覧ください。

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FutureLearnとは

FutureLearn: Free Online Courses

2012年に英国のOpen Universityによって設立されたFutureLearnは、ソーシャルラーニング—学習者同士の学び合い—を重視しているオンライン教育プラットフォームとなります。
ブリティッシュ・カウンシルやブリティッシュ・ライブラリー等の機関、世界有数の大学・研究センターや専門教育機関が様々なコースを提供しており、2017年現在、231カ国から600万人以上の学習者が登録・受講しています。コース登録・受講はすべて無料となり、有料で修了証を取得することもできます。

Japanese Culture Through Rare Books

Japanese Culture Through Rare Books

Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan.

Why join the course?
A book is a tool for preserving words and images. Through books, an abundance of information, including the knowledge and experiences of the people of the past, has been handed down to the present. But books are more than records of words and images. Their form, appearance, and even the scripts and styles used tell us about the fashions and technologies of the times that produced them. By studying old books, we can learn a great deal about the geographical areas in which they were made, the historical background, and the individuals and groups involved in their making.
While displaying remarkable similarities with books produced in other areas of the Sinitic cultural sphere, Japanese books also possess some unique features, starting with their sheer diversity of form and appearance. Using a wealth of multimedia content, we will take a journey through the wonderful world of traditional Japanese books.


An Introduction to Japanese Subcultures

An Introduction to Japanese Subcultures

Explore Japanese subcultures and learn about their history from the 1970s to today.

Why join the course?
Subcultures have existed for a long time: the greasers of 1950s America, the mods and rockers of the 1960s and 70s in England, the grunge of the 1980s and 90s, to name a few. Each subculture sits within a broader ‘parent’ culture and can often give us an insight into cultural fears and hopes, especially in the youth of the population.
On this course you will get an introduction to Japanese subcultures that have developed since the 1970s.


Sino-Japanese Interactions Through Rare Books

Sino-Japanese Interactions Through Rare Books

Learn about the role of books in the relationship between the cultures of Japan and China, with this free online course.

Why join the course?
Books have played a major role in the formation of Japan’s culture, particularly those brought from China. On this course we’ll examine how big an impact these books have had, as well as looking at how books and religion are connected in Japan and East Asia, and the history of publishing in Japan.


Understanding Quantum Computers

Sino-Japanese Interactions Through Rare Books

Explore the key concepts of quantum computing and find out how it’s changing computer science with this introductory course.

Get an introduction to the key concepts of quantum computing
In this course, we will discuss the motivation for building quantum computers, cover the important principles in quantum computing, and take a look at some of the important quantum computing algorithms.
We will finish with a brief look at quantum computing hardware and the budding quantum information technology industry.
Key concepts will be explained graphically, with minimal mathematics required.


FutureLearnのお問合わせ先

慶應義塾大学デジタルメディア・コンテンツ統合研究センター

WEB: http://www.dmc.keio.ac.jp/
TEL: 045-548-5807 FAX: 045-566-2153
Email: jimu-dmc@adst.keio.ac.jp