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Japanese Language And Cultural Studies Program 2010 2011

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Japanese Language And Cultural Studies Program 2010 2011

  1. 1. Japanese Language and Cultural Studies Program Grant High School <ul><li><Teachers> </li></ul><ul><li>Kimiko Lupfer 9th and 10th [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Kazuko Page 11th and 12th </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li><PPS Immersion Coordinator> </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Bacon [email_address] </li></ul>
  2. 2. Japanese Language and Cultural Studies Program Grant High School <ul><li>GOAL </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the numbers of students attaining Advanced level of proficiency in Japanese language by grade 12, who continue on to achieve Superior proficiency in college. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 総合コース  SOGO COURSE ( Intermediate to Advanced Level) <ul><li>Increased number of courses and credits offered. (7 credits total) </li></ul><ul><li>Global Perspectives (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Exploration (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Capstone Project (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Content-based Japanese course (TBD) (1) </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Proficiency-based online modules (3) </li></ul>
  4. 4. 基礎コース KISO COURSE Novice to Intermediate Level: <ul><li>Japanese 1: No prerequisite </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese 2: C or Above in Japanese 1 or Novice Mid </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese 3: C or Above in Japanese 2 </li></ul><ul><li>or Novice Mid/Novice High </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese 4: C or Above in Japanese 3 </li></ul><ul><li>or Novice High/Intermediate Low </li></ul>
  5. 5. New opportunities: Summer Institute in Sapporo <ul><li>6-week Summer Institute in Sapporo following sophomore or junior year </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation in Research and Exploration course. </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation in Capstone Project course. </li></ul>
  6. 6. New opportunities: web 2.0 <ul><li>Utilize emerging technologies to extend Japanese language and culture learning beyond the classroom. (Blog, Skype coaching, Social networking, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>3 credits will be offered through proficiency-based Japanese online modules. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can Do tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topic driven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blended </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asynchronized </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. New opportunities: Community Based Language and Culture Learning <ul><li>Community Based Language Learning opportunities embedded in each course. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Japanese Immersion Studies Courses at Grant H.S. Capstone Project Content based Japanese course (TBD) 12 Research and Exploration Capstone Project 11 Proficiency-based online modules (3) Content based Japanese course (TBD) Proficiency-based online modules (3) Research and Exploration 10 Global Perspectives Global Perspectives 9 No Summer Institute Summer Institute in Sapporo (after 11th) Summer Institute in Sapporo ( after 10th)
  9. 9. Prerequisite criteria for 総合コース ( SOGO COURSE ) <ul><li>Minimum of Intermediate Low scores (4) on STAMP test </li></ul><ul><li>Average of Benchmark 4 or better in 8th grade Japanese Language Institute </li></ul><ul><li>8th grade teacher recommendation </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>質問ありますか。 </li></ul>

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