Введение в японские субкультуры
- This course aims to introduce students to Japanese subcultures that have developed since the 1970s.
- Able to evaluate the significant meanings of youth culture
- Able to compare the context of Japanese subculture with learners’ own cultural background
- Able to interpret subcultural materials along with social background
- Able to investigate the reason why Japanese culture has a strong impact and popularity in global context
- On-line courseThe discipline is taught in a blended format. Students will have to self-study online course “An Introduction to Japanese Subcultures” in English language on the platform of Future Learn [futurelearn.com] https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/intro-to-japanese-subculture. The course developer is Keio University.
- Understanding Japanese youth culture
- Considering vulnerability and immaturity in Japanese social context
- Love relationship and self-acknowledgment
- Battles and competition in educational institutions
- Machine and Human
- Derivative works and fan culture
- A history of subculture since 1970
- EssayAn essay is a written work with a size from 6 to 8 thousand characters. In the essay, the student must demonstrate the ability to logically and consistently present the content of the refereed scientific works, identify and formulate the main ideas of the refereed material, the author's concepts, generalize the studied material, cite author's text academically correctly, compile a bibliographic description of the refereed material in accordance with GOST.
- PresentationDepending on the number of students, presentations can be either individual or prepared in groups by 2-3 students. The time limit for presentation is 20 minutes and should not be exceeded. Students are expected to read literature recommended in the syllabus, as well as to search for extra sources, especially in order to get most up-to-date information on the topic of their presentation. If a student is not able to be present at the seminar due to illness or any other legitimate reason (relevant document should be provided), he/she should approach lecturers to be assigned with alternative task.
- Online componentStudents have to self-study an online course “An Introduction to Japanese Subcultures” in English language on the platform of Future Learn [futurelearn.com] https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/intro-to-japanese-subculture. The grade for online course is a mark for passing a test with multiple choice questions on LMS platform.
- ExamThe final exam will be held online. The exam will have 90 minutes, during which students will have to write two detailed, clear and reasoned answers to the questions on the course. Each of these 2 mini-essays in English should be around 700-1000 words (in Word). Answers should be based on the online course materials and other materials of the discipline. The exam is conducted in a distance online format. All the details of the exam are communicated to the students via LMS.
- Interim assessment (3 module)0.2 * Essay + 0.3 * Exam + 0.3 * Online component + 0.2 * Presentation