Current Students

Here is the plan/timetable for my zemi in 2022.

Syllabi: Spring (19J4301-卒業研究演習1) and Autumn (19J4302-卒業研究演習2)

Week 1:  6 October

Conditions for graduating from this seminar, which everyone must read, sign and return to Philip Seaton in Week 1.

Writing Academic Essays (videos): Watch them here.

Sample style sheets: 日本観光研究学会 「観光研究」のスタイルガイドはこちら。 Harvard B Style sheet from Taylor Francis (Routledge).

Academic Misconduct: A reminder of the university rules. Here is a handy pdf for students (2022不正行為防止(日本語&英語)) which everyone must read, sign, and return to Philip Seaton in Week 1.

About iThenticate: Read this sample essay in both plain text (Using Quotations properly) and with the iThenticate report (Using_Citations_Properly). See how we can detect plagiarism. Here is the article I talk about in the materials (Taiga dramas and tourism).

Presentations on progress over the summer.

Week 2: 13 October

Individual supervision 1 (everyone online)

Timetable TBC

Week 3: 20 October

Individual supervision 2 (online)

Timetable TBC

Week 4: 27 October

Individual supervision 2 (online/in-person)

Timetable TBC

Week 5: 10 November

Individual supervision 3 (online)

Timetable TBC

Week 6: 17 November (online)

Individual supervision 3 (online/in-person)

Timetable TBC

Week 7: 1 December

Mid-term presentation (all online, confirming readiness to submit)

Week 8: 8 December

Individual supervision 4 (online)

Timetable TBC

Week 9: 15 December

Individual supervision 4 (online/in-person)

Timetable TBC

Submit a complete draft by 19 December

Week 10: 22 December

Final checks (results of the plagiarism checker report)

Week 11: 12 January

Graduation thesis presentations

Week 12: 19 January

Graduation thesis presentations

Week 13: 26 January

Graduation thesis presentations

Note: there may be additional individual supervision for those in particular need of a different schedule (e.g. falling behind on thesis writing, autumn graduation, study abroad).