Research on community-based issues as a team Kanazawa Institute of Technology holds briefing sessions by local government officials Kanazawa Institute of Technology held a briefing session to receive direct explanations from local government officials in Nonoichi City and Kanazawa City about the research themes to be tackled in the compulsory subject "Project Design II (*)" in the first half of the second year.About 2 students participated and all the classrooms were full.

 The university was adopted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology as a "local (knowledge) base development project" in 25, and is promoting community-oriented educational reform.As part of this activity, research themes are provided every year by Nonoichi City and Kanazawa City, which have concluded cooperation agreements.

 Looking at the themes provided this time, from Nonoichi City, "Searching for effective efforts to reduce waste (Environment and Safety Division)" and "Thinking about the future of Nonoichi City's industry from the results of statistical surveys (Planning Division)" , "Let's use Notty (community bus) to let technical college students know more about Nonoichi City (Regional Promotion Division)", "Building a safe and comfortable bicycle transportation network (Construction Division)", "Prefectural Road" The theme is "Creation of safe and secure road space on the Kubo Nonoichi Line (Construction Division)", and from Kanazawa City, "Activation Measures for Kanazawa Craftsman College (Historical Building Development Division, Historical City Promotion Division)", " Utilization measures for the Morigami store, which is presumed to have been built at the end of the Edo period (Cultural Property Protection Division), "Toward the Revitalization of Satoyama (Agricultural Promotion Division)", "Attractive Town with Students (Citizens' Association) Themes such as "Work Promotion Division", "Future Community Welfare in Kanazawa (Welfare and General Affairs Division)", and "Current Situation and Countermeasures for Global Warming (Environmental Policy Division)" are lined up, and the issues are literally closely related to the region.

 Students will select themes to work on, and will report the results to the departments in charge of Nonoichi City Hall and Kanazawa City Hall on August 8 after the interim question session (May) and interim evaluation meeting (June).

* "Project Design" is a compulsory subject placed on the main pillar of the university's curriculum.Students form a team of 5 to 6 people and learn while practicing the process and method from problem finding to solution. New ideas and values ​​that are difficult to create by one person can be created by forming a team and sharing ideas.Acquiring such a process of creating engineers is linked to the strength of employment at the university.

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