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SIM PREPARATORY COURSE PROGRAM: PRODUCTIVE PREPARATION FOR YOUR STUDY

The SIM Preparatory Course Program (SIM PC) is an optional preparatory program for newly admitted students and current students who are interested in developing their hard and soft skills, and English for science students before starting their university classes / during their studies. The courses are non-credit, but demand regular attendance.

 
     
 
  • TENTATIVE SIM PC Program schedule 2017 Quota SIM Application New! SIM PC Application

    Date: 4 July- 11 August 2017

    Time: 09.00-16.00 hrs

    Location: SC2-Building, Faculty of Science (Salaya campus), Mahidol University

    Date

      Topic

    Number of
    session (s)
       Instructor(s)

      (I) COURSE 1: English for Science Students (12 sessions/ 36 hrs)
       4 Jul 2017 Reading: Identity main ideas & supporting ideas
    1
    Somboon Pojprasat, Ph.D. (LA)
      Structure: Part of speech & tenses
    1
    Wipapan Ngampramuan, Ph.D. (LA)
       5 Jul 2017 Reading: Recognize patterns of organization
    1
    Somboon Pojprasat, Ph.D. (LA)
      Structure: Adjective & adverb clauses and participial phrases
    1
    Wipapan Ngampramuan, Ph.D. (LA)
       6 Jul 2017 Reading: Understand the author's purpose and tone
    1
    Somboon Pojprasat, Ph.D. (LA)
      Structure: Compund & complex sentenses
    1
    Wipapan Ngampramuan, Ph.D. (LA)
       7 Jul 2017 Reading: Read scientific texts e.g. Journals
    1
    Somboon Pojprasat, Ph.D. (LA)
      Structure: Common grammatical errors made by Thai learners   
    1
    Wipapan Ngampramuan, Ph.D. (LA)
       12 Jul 2017 Paragraph format & element of paragraphs
    2
    Suthathip Thirakunkovit, Ph.D. (LA)
      Paragraph writing practice
       13 Jul 2017 Essay structure & essay organization
    2
    Suthathip Thirakunkovit, Ph.D. (LA)
      Essay writing practice  
     
     (II) COURSE 2: 21 st Century Learning & Learner (12 sessions/ 36 hrs)
    14 Jul 2017
      What is 21st Century Learning & Learner?
    1
    Assoc. Prof. Wannapong Triampo, Ph.D. (SCPY)
      Creative thinking
    1
    17 Jul 2017
      Technology for learning
    2
    Artorn Nokkaew, Ph.D. (IL)
    18 Jul 2017
      Logical thinking
    1
    Assoc. Prof. Wannapong Triampo, Ph.D. (SCPY)
      Critical thinking
    1
    19 Jul 2017
      Problem solving skills
    3
    Asst. Prof. Narin Nuttavut, Ph.D. (SCPY)
    20 Jul 2017
      Master learner & how to learn
    1
    Assoc. Prof. Wannapong Triampo, Ph.D. (SCPY)
        Math, oh Math, Wherefore Art Thou (1)
    1
    Prof. Yongwimon Lenbury, Ph.D. (SCMA)
     
     (III) COURSE 3: Nature of Science & Mathematics (20 sessions/ 60 hrs)
    25 Jul 2017
      Nature and Philosophy of science
    1
    Asst. Prof. Narin Nuttavut, Ph.D. (SCPY)
      Math, Oh Math, Wherefore Ar Thou (2)
    1
    Prof. Yongwimon Lenbury, Ph.D. (SCMA)
    26 Jul 2017
      From Galileo to Newton to Einstein
    1
    Asst. Prof. Narin Nuttavut, Ph.D. (SCPY)
      Measurement for discovery
    1
    Assoc. Prof. Wannapong Triampo, Ph.D. (SCPY)
    27 Jul 2017
      Effect academic communication and   presentation
    1
    Assoc. Prof. Wannapong Triampo, Ph.D. (SCPY)
      STEM as inquiry (1)
    1
    3 Aug 2017
      Biology in theory & lab
    1
    Assoc. Prof. Prayad Pokethitiyook, Ph.D. (SCBI)/ Tatpong Tulyananda, Ph.D. (SCSM)
      Plant and Environment
    1
    4 Aug 2017
      History of Mathematics
    1
    Asst. Prof. Somkid Amornsamankul, Ph.D. (SCMA)
      Basic Mathematics for Science
    1
    7 Aug 2017
      The history of nature sciences
    1
    Asst. Prof. Narin Nuttavut, Ph.D. (SCPY)/ Asst. Prof. Darapond Triampo, Ph.D. (SCCH)
      STEM as inquiry (2)
    1
    8 Aug 2017
      Chemistry in theory
    1
    Asst. Prof. Darapond Triampo, Ph.D. (SCCH)
      Chemistry in lab
    1
    9 Aug 2017
      Physics in theory
    1
    Asst. Prof. Ratchapak Chitaree, Ph.D. (SCPY)
      Physics in lab
    1
    10 Aug 2017
      Overview: Biomedical Science (BM) (SC2-152)
    2
    Niwat Kangwanrangsan, Ph.D. (SCPB)
      Overview: Bioresources & Environmental   Biology (BE) (SC2-159)   Pahol Kosiyachinda, Ph.D. (SCBI)/ Assoc. Prof. Prayad Pokethitiyook, Ph.D. (SCBI)
      Overview: Materials Science & Nano   Engineering (ME) (SC2-151)   Asst. Prof. Toemsak Srikhirin, Ph.D (SCPY)
    11 Aug 2017
      Lab tours in BM, BE & ME
    2
    >BM: Niwat Kangwanrangsan, Ph.D. (SCPB)
          >BE: Patompong Saengwilai, Ph.D. (SCBI)
          >ME: Asst. Prof. Toemsak Srikhirin, Ph.D (SCPY)
           
       Remark: 1 session = 3 hours

     

  • COURSE FEE

    The nonrefundable tuition of preparatory course is 12,000THB.

          Course

    Study hours

    Fee

          1. English for Science Students
    36
    12,000THB
          2. 21st Century Learning & Learner
    36
          3. Nature of Science & Mathematics
    60
          * The nonrefundable tuition of preparatory course cannot be deducted as part of the tuitoin and fee deductions.

  • SIM PC Application Quota SIM Application

    In order to secure a place in the program, you have to submit us the SIM PC Application form along
    with nonrefundable tuition deposit as below bank details to scsim@mahidol.ac.th

    The due date for submission of SIM PC application form is on Wednesday 28 June 2017.


          Wire transfer Information

          Account name
          Mahidol University
          Bank account
          016-3-00325-6
          Bank name
          The Siam Commercial Bank PCL (SIRIRAJ Branch)
          *Please make sure to cover all related charges on your end.

 
 


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Division of Salaya campus
Room SC1-116, SC1-Building
Faculty of Science (Salaya campus), Mahidol University,
999 Phuttamonthon 4 Road, A. Phuttamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand

E-mail: scsim@mahidol.ac.th
Phone: + 66 2 4419820 ext. 1199
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International Education And Administration Unit
Division of Salaya Campus
Room SC1-116, SC1-Building,
Faculty of Science (Salaya Campus), Mahidol University,
999 Phuttamonthon 4 Road, A. Phuttamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170, Thailand
E-mail: scsim@mahidol.ac.th; Phone: + 66 2 4419820 ext. 1199