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Unit details

AIS203 - Study Tour: Japanese Politics, Society and Culture

Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3 2014 Study Tour

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Wilkinson
Prerequisite:

Students must have completed 8 credit points of study at level 1. Otherwise by permission of Unit chair.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Delivery methods – intensive mode, but supported also through Cloud-based resources and activities. Pre-departure fully online module in Cloud (integral to preparation and pre-tour assignment work): 4 hours. Pre departure workshop session (conducted by Study Abroad Office), including preparation: 8 hours. In country: 10 days x 8 hours = 80 hours. Total: approx. 92 hours.

Note:

Cloud (online) teaching methods and independent learning activities require access to substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit focuses of developing students’ understanding of Japanese society and politics. Based at Musashi University in Tokyo, via a program of guest lectures, seminars, workshops and field trips students will both gain insights into Japan’s distinctive culture and be encouraged to utilise these insights to reflect upon their own culturally-embedded understandings and consider how they can enhance their intercultural communication skills and competencies.

Assessment

Predeparture report, (1000 words) 30%

Journal, 1000 words (5 x 200 words) 30%

Final reflective report, (2000 words) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$755$2269$2442

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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