JAPANESE FOR ASIAN LITERACY

JPN3JAL

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Japanese for Asian Literacy is designed to give third year students with no prior knowledge the opportunity to learn Japanese as an elective subject. The subject is designed to give students the chance to learn an Asian language and its culture in an exciting and academic environment.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorElise Foxworth

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects This subject is not available for students majoring in Japanese

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Learning in depth about Japan and Asia

Activities:
Stuying Japanese and learning about other dialects and differences according to regions and understanding the importance of regional differences
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

02. Communicating successfully in a foreign language

Activities:
Learning how to communicate successfully in Japanese
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

03. Understanding cultural differences and how those differneces influence language and argument planning

Activities:
Learning that culture has an extremely important role in how people think, express themselves and communicate with others successfully
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

04. Learning how to engage successfully in a foreign language

Activities:
Learn how to communicate successfully in different situations and try to be creative and imaginative using reasonable vocabulary and expressions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

05. Team work

Activities:
Work with other classmates in pairs to practice and prepare for assessed tasks and learn the skills required for successful and rewarding team work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Foxworth

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignments & participation (equiv 400 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Two Midterm tests and two final Tests (equiv 2000 words)40 01, 02, 03
One 10 min oral test and one listening test (1000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Weekly vocab, grammar & RW quizzes (1500 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04