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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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MLL 351 - Japan Headline News: A Japanese-English Bilingual Study

Units: 4
A Japanese-English bilingual course that covers Japanese headline events of the past 5 years.  A comparative study of cross-cultural perspectives. Suitable for students of intermediate level and above. 

Strongly Recommended Preparation: Upper division status (greater than 60 earned semester units) and completion of lower division Area D1-3 requirements.
Prerequisites: MLL 252.
Repeatability: May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 8 units.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Comprehend Japanese news articles including journalistic phrases and wordings, with the wide-ranging news items that grounded in reality.
  2. Compose a coherent, well-constructed news report essay of about 500 characters in both Japanese and English with the aid of a dictionary or other reference books about a number of selected topics.
  3. Analyze current events and issues in Japan.
  4. Compare both Japanese and English sources of Japanese news narratives.
  5. Evaluate how Japan presents itself to the world via its media, and how the US reports about Japan, receives and questions this presentation.
  6. Demonstrate how the perspectives of the arts and humanities are used by informed, engaged, and reflective citizens to benefit local and global communities

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