• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Japanese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Shunichi Ikeda
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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The course focuses on mainstream theories about Japanese society and major current socio-cultural issues. The course will be based on authentic materials dealing with Japanese society from linguistic, anthropological, sociological and psychological points of view.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course students should have the skills and knowledge to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of Japanese material related to the course subject area, 
2. Demonstrate the ability to use relevant vocabulary to discuss the course topic areas, 
3. Demonstrate competence in using advanced Japanese in different contexts, 
4. Develop the confidence and expertise to engage in Japanese at an advanced level,
5. Demonstrate information gathering, presentation and analytic skills, and
6. Develop pair and group work skills that will enhance communicative abilities.

Indicative Assessment

In-Class Topic Discussion (two 5%) 10%

Assignments/ In class quizzes 20%

Group Oral Presentation & Report 20%

Individual Project and Presentation 20%

Final Exam 30%

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Workload

Three contact hours per week

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have previously completed JPNS2013 and JPNS2015.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4421 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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