Japanese Issues V (Japanese Socio-culture) University of Tsukuba
In this course, we will read about and discuss various topics on society and culture relating to Japan and the Japanese.
Students will be able to understand a range of issues concerning everyday social life and interaction in Japan.
Competence: Communication ability, Ability for critical and creative thinking, Broad perspective and international character, Cooperative, independent, and autonomous attitudes In this course, we will read about and discuss various topics on society and culture in Japan.
Class participation, discussion participation: 30% Preparation of research project, submission of discussion question answers: 30% Presentation: 40%
This is a three-day intensive course. In the Academic Year 2023, class dates are set for Feb 19, 20 and 22, 2024.Day 1 (Period 3, 4, 5, 6): General introduction to the course; Visual materials (1); Discussion of the visual materials (1); Presentation information (depending on student numbers, presentations will be individual/pair/group presentations.Day 2 (Period 3, 4, 5, 6): Visual materials (2); Discussion of the visual materials (2); Deciding on presentation topic, Background research (data collection)Day 3 (Period 3, 4): Presentations; Overall feedbackRegistration period: Oct 1 (Sun), 2023~Feb 15 (Th), 2024
Online Course Requirement
Students are expected to participate actively in class discussions.
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