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LITERACY IN SOCIETY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectEducation
Linguistics
Number & Suffix: 133
Full UC Title: LITERACY IN SOCIETY 
Transcript Title: LITERACY IN SOCIETY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 2.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course enhances understanding of literacy in society. It explores the philosophy of writing, writing systems and literacy in national and local development. Students analyze their own reading and writing habits and compare them to classmates' styles. They discuss the definition of functional literacy and the role it plays in an ever-increasing technological culture and economy worldwide. Some books are assigned as references such as CROSS-CULTURAL APPROACHES TO LITERACY by Brian Street, and SOCIAL LINGUISTICS AND LITERACY by James Paul Gee. Assessment: class attendance (40%), midterm exam (20%), and 2,000-word research paper (40%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LITERACY, SOCIETY AND DEVELOPMENT 
Partner University Department: Media, Communication and Culture 
Partner University Course Number: MCC313E