2019 Topic Oriented Japanese 43: Cross cultural understandings 1 1QA

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Academic unit or major
Japanese language and culture courses
Instructor(s)
Miyata Shoko 
Course component(s)
Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon5-6(W111)  
Group
1QA
Course number
LAJ.T443
Credits
1
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
1Q
Syllabus updated
2019/4/11
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course aims to acquire
- presentation skills in Japanese and
- cross-cultural understanding
through discussion on different cultures from various point of view.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) describe their own culture and society,
2) understand the background to cultural difference,
3) give a presentation about Japanese culture and society from their point of view.

Keywords

Inter-cultural understanding, Introducing one's culture and society on customs, activities, visiting places, etc.

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

Topics change in every lesson. Every lesson contains a discussion. Classroom participation and final presentation are mandatory.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Orientation and placement
Class 2 Visiting places in Japan Introduce visiting places in students' home countries.
Class 3 Festivals in Japan Compare and discuss similarities and differences between festivals in Japan and the students' home countries.
Class 4 Customs in Japan Compare and discuss similarities and differences between customs in Japan and the students' home countries.
Class 5 Students' presentation 1 Prepare text and visual materials to demonstrate the students' home countries.
Class 6 Students' presentation 2 Prepare text and visual materials to demonstrate the students' home countries.
Class 7 Students' presentation 3 Prepare text and visual materials to demonstrate the students' home countries.
Class 8 Final presentation Give a presentation to demonstrate an understanding of Japanese culture and society.

Textbook(s)

It is not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

It is not specified.

Assessment criteria and methods

Assessment will be conducted based on student's presentation(30%), discussions(20%) and a final presentation(50%).

Related courses

  • LAJ.T444 : Topic oriented Japanese 44

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

This class is for the intermediate level of international students.

Other

You must reserve your seat of this class in advance using Japanese class online system (http://js.ila.titech.ac.jp/~web). You will not be allowed to attend the course without your reservation.

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