2018 WAFLT Fall Conference

11/1/2018 - 11/3/2018

F- 8: Popular Culture, Pedagogy, and Cultural Literacy in Chinese and Japanese Language Instruction

When: Saturday, 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Location: Oaktag

Presenter(s): Darwin Tsen, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages, Carthage College; Izumi Koide, Graduate Student, Carthage College; Qin Wu, Graduate Student, Carthage College; Tianhua Lei, Graduate Student, Carthage College

Language(s): Chinese; Japanese; Less Commonly Taught Languages

Level(s): High School; Post-Secondary

Seating Capacity: 0

Chinese and Japanese popular culture are vast reservoirs of content. As instructors, how do we utilize this resource to maximize our linguistic and cultural effectiveness in the classroom? What technologies and mediums are best suited to such a task?