The Institute of Modern Languages (IML) based at UQ’s St. Lucia Campus is offering two intensive short courses (August and September)  as professional development for teachers of Senior Japanese. The program is suitable for teachers and prospective teachers of Years 11-12 Japanese who will be teaching to the new QCAA Japanese 2019 Senior Syllabus. 

August Course details

Saturday 10am-3pm 11, 18 and 25 August 201812 hours (3 x 4-hour sessions)UQ St Lucia campus (classroom details are published one week before the course starts)Course fee: $400 for Teachers, and $300 for Pre-service Teachers.

Session 1: Introduction, Unit 2 Exploring our World

Session 2: Unit 3: Our Society

Session 3: Unit 4: My Future

This course will focus on classroom teaching and resource development rather than program writing or assessment practices. In each session, contemporary resources and sample activities for a number of the Unit’s prescribed topics will be discussed and practised using visual and informative resources. Kanji characters suitable to specific topics will be identified and strategies to make the study of kanji enjoyable will be explored. The course will be offered in immersion mode, with 90-100% of course content delivered in Japanese, and participants will be actively involved in discussions and activities. At the conclusion of each session, participants will have time to share their ideas on the focus Unit with the group.

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Teachers           Pre-service Teachers

Enrolments close on 31 July.

 

September Course details

Saturday 10am-3pm 1, 8 and 15 September 201812 hours (3 x 4-hour sessions)UQ St Lucia campus (classroom details are published one week before the course starts)Course fee: $400 for Teachers, and $300 for Pre-service Teachers.

Session 1: Introduction, Unit 2 Exploring our World

Session 2: Unit 3: Our Society

Session 3: Unit 4: My Future

This course will focus on classroom teaching and resource development rather than program writing or assessment practices. In each session, contemporary resources and sample activities for a number of the Unit’s prescribed topics will be discussed and practised using visual and informative resources. Kanji characters suitable to specific topics will be identified and strategies to make the study of kanji enjoyable will be explored. The course will be offered in immersion mode, with 90-100% of course content delivered in Japanese, and participants will be actively involved in discussions and activities. At the conclusion of each session, participants will have time to share their ideas on the focus Unit with the group.

Enrol now

Teachers          

Enrolments close on 21 August.