① Activity report
In the beginning, member reported the role they are playing in the class and shared difficulties facing. Most of the work we are engaging in were roughly the same, to support the group work in the class. However, it was notable that each member had different difficulties. For example, one member was facing a problem of dropout for international students joining from own country due to the time lag. On the other hand, another member was worried that attempt to facilitate interactions among students was not working well. There was also a report about TUJP held on November 12th. We are going to improve this for the next time.
② Feedback and discussion
Next, we made feedback for the agenda which appeared at activity report. For the problem of dropout, we thought that solution for this is to work on keeping the students motivated for the class. Additionally, we discussed on questions from the members, like what role other member play at group work and how to connect between off-line students and online students.
③ New suggestion
At the last, we discussed about operating SNS to advertise our activities. However, we have some difficulties for this, mainly the way to manage that account. Thus, we will talk about this more in the next meeting.
This is how mid-term meeting went. From my personal point of view, this meeting was meaningful as an opportunity to consult members about issues each of us is facing. I would like to improve my supporting work as ICL supporter by using what I have learned here!
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author: Naoki Miwa