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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1 hour lecture and a 1.5 hour seminar per week |
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|Prerequisites:||110-217 Japanese 4B or equivalent.|
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|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject focuses on key social and political issues that are part of the public discourse in the media in Japan and Australia. These include JapanÃ‚s aging society, technology and society, education and language policies, gender equality and disaster management. It compares the coverage of these issues in print and electronic media, including websites and television programming. It assesses the strengths and weaknesses of each medium in terms of objectivity, cultural relativism and audience expectations. Through project work and classroom discussions, students will develop an understanding of media idioms and usage, culturally specific expressions and Japanese sociocultural norms.
|Assessment:||Two minor essays of 1000 words 50% (throughout the semester); a project work of 2000 words 50% (due at the end of semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Materials supplied by the Institute.|
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|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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Formerly available as 110-136 and 110-455 Japanese Language and Culture. Students who have completed 110-136 or 110-455 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Students who have completed 110-450, 110-451 and 110-467 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.
Bachelor of Arts |
Diploma in Modern Languages (Japanese)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Japanese)
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