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Unit of study_

Japanese Media and Popular Culture - JPNS2672

Year - 2019

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 popular 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.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
2xclass quizzes (equivalent to 1000wds each) (34%), 1xresearch based project (equivalent to 2500wds) (41%), 1x1.5hr exam (25%)

Pre-requisites

JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612

Prohibitions

JPNS3106 or JPNS2301 or JPNS3621 or JPNS3301 or JPNS3631

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Japanese Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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