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Teaching Japanese in Primary Schools

Title Teaching Japanese in Primary Schools
Organisational Unit Education
Special requirements Must be enrolled in B1319 Bachelor of Education (Primary major only).
Excluded Majors
Excluded Minors Teaching Indonesian in Primary Schools
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Description Students will need to be enrolled in the BEd (Primary) Major in order to undertake study in this minor. Languages are a compulsory area within primary curriculum. This minor will provide the requisite language and curriculum skills to enable students to teach Japanese in primary schools. Completion of the minor meets the requirements of the WA Department of Education to teach the Japanese language in primary school contexts.
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Minor Structure - 18 credit points

Part I

Core Units - 6 credit points

JPN101 Japanese 1 - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

JPN102 Japanese 2 - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

Part II

Core Units - 12 credit points

JPN201 Japanese 3 - 3 points
MURDOCH: AU3-internal

JPN202 Japanese 4 - 3 points
MURDOCH: AU1-internal

JPN203 Japanese 5 - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

EDN375 Teaching Second/Foreign Languages - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1E-internal, S1E-external

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