AIS203 - Study Tour: Japanese Politics, Society and Culture
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 3 Study Tour
Students must have completed 8 credit points of study at level 1. Otherwise by permission of Unit chair.
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.
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.
Pre-departure Report, 30%, 1000 words
Journal, 30%, 1000 words
Final Report, 40%, 2000 words