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Japanese Heritage Language Symposium

The workshop is a continuation of the UC Summer 2002 Heritage Language Institute. We will share experiences in heritage teaching, hear talks by scholars of heritage education, and see projects in development for the creation of heritage materials.

Sunday, May 01, 2005
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Royce Hall 243
Los Angeles, CA 90095

UCLA Department of Asian Languages & Cultures and Center for Japanese Studies present: Japanese Heritage Language Symposium  


9:00-10:00 as a part of Heritage Language Workshop Day 2 @ Royce 314:

  • Kimi Kondo-Brown, University of Hawai’i
  • Recent Work on Teaching Heritage Students in East Asian Languages:
  • What Have We Accomplished So Far and What Should We Do Next?

10:15-10:45: Olga Kagan, UCLA Language Resource Center: on

  • 1) curricular guidelines for HL instruction resulting from NEH Focus grant;
  • 2) Heritage Language Journal.


 10:45-12:00: Lunch break; move to Royce 243

12:00-12:40 @ Royce 243: Asako Hayashi, UCLA

  • An Analysis of the Needs of Japanese Heritage Language Learners and CALL Materials to Satisfy Their Needs


12:40-12:45: Move back to Royce 314

@ Royce 314

12:45-1:30: Yasu-hiko Tohsaku, UC San Diego

Title: TBA

1:30-1:40: Break

1:40-2:25: Hiroko Kataoka, CSULB

  • Language Proficiency in Supplementary Japanese Schools in the United States:  From Traditional Students to Heritage Learners

 2:30-3:15: Masako O. Douglas, CSULB

  • Some Factors for Effective Learning Outcomes in the JHL College Curriculum: Individualized Learning, Learner Centeredness, and Genuine Language Experiences

 3:15-3:30: Break

3:30-6:00: Closed workshop for UC Faculty

Cost: free

Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Language Resource Center, Asia Institute, UCLA Department of Asian Languages

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