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Graduate School of Education

Educational Goal

Re-educate Japanese teachers who have the creative ability and the qualities of the leader who are able to learn new theories and teaching methods of Japanese language education and to use and apply them in the field.

 

 

Curriculum

Characteristics of the Curriculum

The curriculum of the Japanese Language Education Program can be divided into the following:

  • Courses on general education theories and teaching methods (courses in teaching):

teaching theories (14 credits or more), curriculum education (4 credits or more), and teaching practice (2 credits or more) courses

  • Courses on Japanese education theories and teaching methods (courses in major):

   Introduction to Japanese Education, Introduction to Japanese Linguistics,

   Introduction to Japanese Literature, Teaching Japanese Grammar, Teaching

   Japanese Conversation, Teaching Japanese Writing, Teaching Japanese Reading

   Comprehension, and Guidance on Japanese Culture.

 

 

Courses and Syllabuses

 

Type

Code

Subject

Hour

Credit

Major Required

EJL607

Research on Teaching Materials of the Japanese Language and Its Teaching Methods

2

2

EJL610

Introduction to Japanese Education

2

2

EJL615

Topics on the Education of Japanese Literntere

2

2

General Elective

EDU002

Guidance of Research(semester 4)

2

2

EDU002

Guidance of Research(semester 5)

2

2

Major Elective

EJL558

Introduction to Japanese Linguistics

2

2

EJL561

Theories of Curriculum

2

2

EJL562

History of Japanese Language Education

2

2

EJL563

Teaching Japanese Phonology

2

2

EJL564

Teaching Japanese Grammar

2

2

EJL565

Teaching Japanese Conversation

2

2

EJL566

Teaching Japanese Writing

2

2

EJL567

Teaching Japanese Reading Comprehension

2

2

EJL569

Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language

2

2

EJL570

Japanese Language Testing and Evaluation

2

2

EJL571

Japanese Education and Computer

2

2

EJL586

Topics on the Education of History of Japanese Linguistics

2

2

EJL587

Topics on the Education of Japanese Culture

2

2

EJL588

Guidance on Japanese Culture

2

2

EJL589

Guidance on Japanese Literature

2

2

EJL590

Introduction to Japanese Literature

2

2

EJL591

Comprehension of Modren Japanese Literature

2

2

EJL592

Comprehension of Classical Japanese Literature

2

2

EJL593

Teaching Japanese History

2

2

EJL594

Teaching History of Japanese Literature

2

2

EJL595

Teaching Japanese Poetry

2

2

EJL596

Teaching Japanese Prose

2

2

EJL597

Japanese Language Education Research Methods I

2

2

EJL598

Japanese Language Education Research Methods II

2

2

EJL705

Japanese Logic and Discourse

2

2

 

 

Admission

The KU Graduate School of Education offers Master’s, Integrated Master’s-Doctoral, and Research programs, while the Japanese Language Education major offers only Master’s and Research programs.

 

The Master’s Program (Evening Program)

 

General Admission

Special Admission


Eligibility




 

1. Four-year university graduates or graduating students 

2. Applicants with at least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent recognized by law  

3. Applicants who are currently employed as teachers or who work in the same field as the major they apply for may be granted additional points based on their career experience.

1. Applicants who have graduated from a four-year university and are recognized as having a qualification equivalent to a full-time lecturer or higher, a vice principal, a principal, or a school inspector in their respective fields

2. Current full-time teachers with two or more years of teaching experience 

3. Applicants with three or more years of experience in the areas related to Japanese language education


Note


 

Those who apply for a major different from their undergraduate major must complete prescribed prerequisite courses after admission, and they cannot obtain a teacher’s license.

Those who wish to obtain a teacher’s license cannot apply even if they meet the above requirements.


Exam


 

Document screening, written examination (Japanese language and general Japanese language education), English, and oral examination


Document screening and oral examination


Enrollment and Exam

Dates




 

1. Regular Enrollment:

examinations in October/November,

enrollment in March

2. Late Enrollment:

examinations in May,

enrollment in September

1. Regular Enrollment:

examinations in October/November,

enrollment in March

2. Late Enrollment:

examinations in April,

enrollment in September

 

-For more information, please contact the Administration Office in the Graduate School of Education (TEL: 02-3290-1371~3, FAX: 02-926-9354) or the Department of Japanese Language and Literature (TEL: 02-3290-2140).

 

The Research Program

The Research Program is a one-year (two-semester) program consisting of professional research courses. Those who complete the prescribed research courses will receive a certificate of completion in accordance with school regulations. For students enrolling in the Master’s Program, all courses taken in the Research Program will be counted, and the required semesters to graduate can be reduced by one. The entrance examination is composed of document screening and oral examination. If a student fails to enter the Master’s Program, the student may still be accepted to the Research Program.

 

-For more information, please contact the Administration Office in the Graduate School of Education (TEL: 02-3290-1371~2, FAX: 09-926-9354) or the Department of Japanese Language and Literature (TEL: 02-3290-2140).

Website: http://japanedu.korea.ac.kr