Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC332303 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 異文化接触と文化学習
Subject Name
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Introduction to Intercultural Interaction
ナカヤマ アキコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues5-8:EDU L206
Lesson Style Lecture/Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture and class discussion 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Cultural Studies
Eligible Students
Keywords language learning, identity, cultural capital 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquiring basic knowledge of education of the Japanese language and culture. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim of this class is to discuss the relation between language and culture by using language learner's stories. In the same context we will reflect on ourselves to develop a deeper understanding of what students go through. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Language and culture
lesson3 Identity and language learning
lesson4 International students' stories: making friends (1)
lesson5 International students' stories: making friends (2)
lesson6 International students' stories: making friends (3)
lesson7 A Room Where The Star-Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heard
lesson8 historical context
lesson9 Make Ben's personal chronological table
lesson10 Make Ben's family chronological table
lesson11 Inquire into the relation between Ben and Ando's  
lesson12 Inquire into the relation between Ben and his father
lesson13 Inquire into Ben's identity
lesson14 Inquire into Ben's identity and Japanese
lesson15 Discussion

Students who want to gain the credit necessary to submit final report. 
Kokugokara Tabidatte By On Yu Ju 
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(More Details) text, handouts, video,  
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
A short worksheet will be assigned and should be used as an aid in reading the text. 
Requirements Please do not take this class if you cannot read the text beforehand, as this is a class where you will read the text, think about it, and discuss it with your classmates. 
Grading Method Final report, reading log, Group presentation 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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