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Instructor Class Description

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Keiko Yokota-Carter
SISEA 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Course content varies.

Class description

This series of workshops introduces students to basic library research strategies and tools using Japanese-language resources for issues related to Japanese studies. Students will gain the necessary skills to become more efficient and effective researchers. Students will learn Romanization of Japanese materials to search in English-language environments, how to search articles published in Japan and borrow materials from Japanese university libraries that are not available in the U.S., as well as how to use reference resources available at the East Asia Library such as print reference sources and online resources. Exercises and homeworks will be given within the areas of students' research interests. Intermmediate level Japanese reading skill is necessary.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Hands on practice

Recommended preparation

Intemmediate level of reading Japanese language

Class assignments and grading

homework: practice of finding information Pass/fail :

class attendance and parcipation and homework


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Keiko Yokota-Carter
Date: 09/23/2008