Japanese Culture University of Tsukuba
In this course, we will read about and discuss various topics relating to minds of Japanese and Japanese culture.
1) Gain knowledge of the Japanese perspective of society and it’s value
2) Understand the relationship between the Japanese value and it’s social phenomena (e.g. family, education, generation gaps, technology, communication, etc. )
3) Compare the Japanese social phenomena with those of students’ home countries and understand the differences.
Communication ability 25%
Ability for critical and creative thinking 25%
Broad perspective and international character 25%
Cooperative, independent, and autonomous attitudes 25%
class discussion (9%)
On-line quiz (20 %)
In-class quizzes (6%)
Final Examination (65%)
Online Course Requirement
Contact the instructor to obtain permission before taking the course. Limited to 30 students. Priority is given to EP Students.
Open in even number years.
Identical to 1C90011.
Lecture is conducted in English.
Details will be given in class or posted on manaba. To be announced during the first class
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university