Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code AQH00101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Multiculturalism in Japan (日本のマイノリティ)
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ニホンノマイノリティ
Subject Name in
English
Multiculturalism in Japan
Instructor KAWAMOTO NAOE
Instructor
(Katakana)
カワモト ナオエ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon9-10:IAS K206
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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講義、ディスカッション 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Sociology
Eligible Students  
Keywords Japan, Minority, Migrants, Migration, Refugees
実務経験 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The general ability to discover issues based on the ethics in research and subjective intellectual interests, and make planning to solve them.

Integrated Global Studies
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge and understanding of the important characteristics and basic theoretical framework of individual academic disciplines.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information in individual academic disciplines.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to think in an interdisciplinary way to discover issues based on ethical research practices and subjective intellectual interests, and propose a plan to solve them. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class aims for students to learn ethnic diversity in Japan, focusing on migrants and their descendants. Japan is not homogeneous and was not. Lectures and discussions also cover when and how Japan accepted migrants and the challenges they face.

 
Class Schedule Lesson1
Introduction to the course
What is Multiculturalism?

Lesson2
Japan's Co-existence(多文化共生;Tabunka kyousei) and Multiculturalism; What is the difference between Japan and the Western countries?

Lesson3
Migrants and education (1)

Lesson4
Migrants and education (2)

Lesson5
Migrants and labor (1)

Lesson6
Migrants and labor (2)

Lesson7
Challenges for the integration of migrants in Japan (1)

Lesson8
Challenges for the integration of migrants in Japan (2)

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lesson11
lesson12
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lesson15

(1) Mid-term paper
(2) Term paper
*Details will be announced in the class.

The schedule is subject to change. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Handouts will be provided. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) DVD/PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Readings will be assigned every week. Lectures are based on the contents of the text. Prepare well for the class. 
Requirements You will participate in a group discussion in this course. Your active participation in the class is the key to success. 
Grading Method Class participation  25%
Mid-term paper      25%
Term paper           50%
 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it 語学学校・日本語学校での日本語教育および留学生支援、ボランティア団体での外国人労働者ならびに子どもの支援に従事した経験を踏まえ、日本の多文化状況およびマイノリティを取り巻く問題を論じる。 
Message  
Other   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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