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Learning Exercise

Material: Rising Sun: A Cultural Portrait of Japan
Submitted by: William Paquette on Dec 30, 2005
Date Last Modified: Dec 30, 2005
Title: Japan: The Rising Sun
Description: Japan experienced significant changes after its defeat in World War II. This assignment focuses on the changes within Japanese society with emphasis on foreign influences.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required 3 hours.
Topics: Japan
Course: World Civilization/Japan
Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, High School
Prerequisites Skills: None.
Learning Objectives: To acquaint students with the significant cultural changes affecting Japanese Society since World War II.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructions: Read the following sections on the website "Rising Sun: A Cultural Portrait of Japan:"
Television, Music, Karaoke, food, fashion, holidays, religion, writing system, foreign influences, economy, government, history, national symbols, geography. Write a 5-7 page paper describing Japanese culture and society in the year 2006. Be sure to place emphasis on foreign influences.
Additional Information URL: None.
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