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Learning Exercise: Japan: The Rising Sun

Title:
Japan: The Rising Sun
Material:
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.
Course: World Civilization/Japan

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
December 30, 2005

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: None.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

Japan

Requirements

None.

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with the significant cultural changes affecting Japanese Society since World War II.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

None.