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JAL5210 - Issues in Japanese Language Education

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Hiroko Hashimoto


Not offered in 2007


Whereas JAL4530 provides an introduction to a broad introduction to theoretical and practical issues in the teaching and acquisition of Asian Languages, this unit concentrates on more specialized and practical aspects important in course design. The broad aim of this unit includes developing skills to design Japanese language programs and developing understanding of the major issues and research associated with teaching and learning Japanese as a foreign/second language.


At the end of successfully working through this unit, students should be able to:


Oral presentation (2,000 words): 20%
Project (3,500 words): 40%
Essay (3,500 words): 40%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


JAL4530 or JAL5530 or permission