Waseda University

Waseda University is a leading institution in Japan, founded in 1882 with three principles: academic independence, practical innovation, and the shaping of open-minded citizens; aiming to provide the world with progressive leaders.
Waseda has stayed true to these ideals, educating seven prime ministers and countless other politicians, business leaders, journalists, diplomats, scholars, scientists, inventors, actors, writers and artists.
Waseda's history and tradition is to tirelessly challenge convention, in favor of progression and innovation. By its 150th anniversary in 2032, the University has committed to expanding its leadership in Asia and around the world.
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Steps in Japanese for Beginners3 Part1 (edX)

Apr 15th 2021
Steps in Japanese for Beginners3 Part1 (edX)
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Learn manners and rules needed develop personal relationships with various people and expressions necessary for natural disasters. A younger student has entered Andy’s dormitory. Andy feels like he wants to help the new student by teaching him what he knows about life in Japan. Unfortunately, the new student does [...]
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Steps in Japanese for Beginners2 Part2 (edX)

Learn how to ask the details about a situation and make requests to people. Andy’s upperclassman comes back from his trip to Okinawa. Andy and Mr. Ono ask him about his trip and listen to what he did there. Andy is also working very hard to learn the yosokoi [...]
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Steps in Japanese for Beginners2 Part1 (edX)

Learn casual expressions which are used among people who know each other well and the small talk which helps build personal relationships. The exchange students Andy gets to know more people and has more opportunities to use small talk and talk about himself with these people. He also finds [...]
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Steps in Japanese for Beginners1 Part3 (edX)

Learn important words and phrases for building relationships with other people. The exchange student Andy is asked to join the university yosokoi dance club. And he decides to join. Through interaction with his yosokoi club mates and his Japanese class teacher, he describes his experiences and we learn more [...]
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Steps in Japanese for Beginners1 Part2 (edX)

Learn how to acquire essential information, as well as how to convey information to others. Andy is starting his life at a Japanese university but there are still many things, like which course he should take and where to buy the course textbooks, he needs to sort out. To [...]
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Steps in Japanese for Beginners1 Part1 (edX)

Learn basic Japanese expressions to survive in Japanese. Andy, an exchange student who as just arrived in Japan, is making greetings and introducing himself through his life in a university dormitory. He learns the taste of the foods he becomes to like by eating with Mr. Sato and Mr. [...]
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Steps in Japanese for Beginners2 Part3 (edX)

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Steps in Japanese for Beginners2 Part3 (edX)
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Learn how to explain a troubling situation, and how to ask for assistance from people. Andy explains the symptoms of his illness at hospital and describes some problems he has with his room at the dormitory. He also asks for assistance. He asks for help from his friend with [...]
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Invitation to The Tale of Genji: The Foundational Elements of Japanese Culture (edX)

Dec 16th 2020
Invitation to The Tale of Genji: The Foundational Elements of Japanese Culture (edX)
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Explore the world's oldest novel written in the eleventh century and develop the perspective to understand Japanese classical literature and the foundation of Japanese culture. The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) is a long-form narrative composed in Japan at the beginning of the eleventh century. It depicts relationships both [...]
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Japanese Business Management (edX)

Learn about Japanese business management and start down a path to becoming a global leader. The Japanese economy was once described as the “rising sun,” overcoming all odds to become an economic superpower. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, many of the largest companies in the world with [...]
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Cosmic Rays, Dark Matter, and the Mysteries of the Universe (edX)

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Cosmic Rays, Dark Matter, and the Mysteries of the Universe (edX)
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Join us on a unique exploration of one of the universe’s deepest mysteries: cosmic rays. In the Universe, high-energy cosmic rays are violently propagating in space. While we know these cosmic rays come from outside of the solar system, exactly how and where they originate is a mystery. Professor [...]
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