ASIANLAN 432 - Japanese Pedagogy for Beginners
Section: 201
Term: SU 2012
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
4th year proficiency in Japanese Language.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to Japanese language pedagogy. As a methodology course, its content will focus on language teaching methods and approaches. It also will provide an overview of Japanese discourse, writing systems, pronunciation, grammatical structure, etc. from the view of language teaching. Class activities include: 1) analysis of textbooks, reference books and internet learning materials; 2) learning of language evaluation methods for the ACTFL-OPI; 3) reviewing of Japanese syntax and semantics; 4) development of teaching materials; 5) discussion of effective and efficient language teaching techniques; 6) conducting of classroom observations and observation reports; 7) making of lesson plans and teaching demonstrations. It will also require quizzes, homework, and a final paper. The ultimate aims of this course are to educate and assist participants to become competitive job candidates and qualified teachers of the Japanese language at all levels, from K-12 and private language schools to the college or university.

Intended Audience:

Students who are proficient in Japanese and who are interested in developing pedagogy skills for teaching the Japanese language; PhD or Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) MA students or advanced undergraduates. Non-UM Japanese language speakers/teachers are welcome to enroll as guest students.

ASIANLAN 432 - Japanese Pedagogy for Beginners
Schedule Listing
201 (REC)
P
73351
Open
12
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 12:00PM
TuTh 12:30PM - 2:30PM
Note: THIS COURSE IS OFFERED THROUGH THE SUMMER LANGUAGE INSTITUTE FROM JUNE 4 TO JULY 33, 2012. ADMISSION IS THROUGH PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR ONLY. PLEASE GO TO WWW.LSA.UMICH.EDU/SLI FOR MORE INFORMATION. ADMISSION DECISIONS ARE MADE MARCH 31, BUT STUDENTS MAY APPLY AFTER THIS DATE IF SEATS ARE STILL AVAILABLE.
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