Challenges on Teaching and Learning Japanese Literature in Brazilian Universities

Abstract

This paper reflects on five different challenges related to Japanese literature teaching and learning in the context of higher education in Brazil. It shows the result of two years (2016-2018) of activity teaching the disciplines Japanese Literature I to IV at one of the public Brazilian universities that offer undergraduate studies in Japanese Language and Literature. The five challenges identified (language proficiency, literary proficiency, adaptation to new technologies, content and format updating, and professors’ level of interaction with students and with colleagues from other institutions) are commented and supported by facts observed during the teaching period. Mulhern’s “On Teaching Japanese Literature” (1981) and Collie & Slater’s “Literature in the Language Classroom” (1987) served as a theoretical basis for the development of the reflections presented in the paper.



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Michele Eduarda Brasil De Sá, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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Conference: OCE2020
Stream: Higher education

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To cite this article:
Sá M. (2021) Challenges on Teaching and Learning Japanese Literature in Brazilian Universities ISSN: 2436-1690 The Osaka Conference on Education 2020: Official Conference Proceedings https://doi.org/10.22492/issn.2436-1690.2021.18
To link to this article: https://doi.org/10.22492/issn.2436-1690.2021.18


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