2019 Japanese Culture : Society

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Academic unit or major
Japanese language and culture courses
Instructor(s)
Hirakawa Yahiro 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed7-8(W932)  
Group
-
Course number
LAJ.C101
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2019/11/12
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

The course offers chance to discuss the social problems where the students understand Japan's issues from the global standpoint.

Student learning outcomes

The course aims at enhancing the students' competence by considering the Japan's social problems.

Keywords

working poor, learning, nature, aid

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Discussions to solving the problems in a small groups.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Satoyama cultureーharmony with the nature reading assignment
Class 2 Chemical-free rice growing with ducks reading assignment
Class 3 Student-centerd education (Problem-solving method) reading assignment
Class 4 What is work for you? reading assignment
Class 5 Workingーpoor reading assignment
Class 6 Global warming reading assignment
Class 7 What is the aid for local people? reading assignment
Class 8 Summary reading assignment

Textbook(s)

Not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

To be announced in class

Assessment criteria and methods

Report (50%) , attendance+class participation (50%)

Related courses

  • LAJ.C102 : Japanese Culture : Adaptation
  • LAJ.C103 : Japanese Culture : Arts

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

for international students

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