Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

JPNS2672 - Japanese Media Culture and New Japan

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Seiko Yasumoto


This unit aims to explore the new Japan and its youth cultures and to guide students to understand and broaden their knowledge of changing aspects of Japanese culture and society. Topics from Japanese traditions through to contemporary culture will be analysed. Learning activities include reading media texts (e.g. newspaper articles), video analysis, discussion, research and video conferences. The unit also provides students with opportunities to pursue their interests and develop cultural knowledge and communication skills.


continuous assessment, including 2xclass quizzes (equivalent to 1000wds each) (34%), discussions and research based project (equivalent to 2500wds) (41%), 1x1.5hr exam (25%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612


JPNS3106, JPNS3621, JPNS3631

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