created on Jul 31, 2015 modified on Jul 21, 2017 06:26
Students will help support Japanese speaking Georgians to develop a stance on critical energy issues in Georgia by creating a webpage in Japanese that outlines environment and energy policy of Georgia Chamber of Commerce that includes Japanese perspectives and culturally authentic and meaningful for a Japanese audience.
Additionally, the students identify gaps in the environment and energy policy of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce website (in English).
1. Discussion of natural disasters - An activity to activate learners’ prior knowledge and experiences about the content will be used in preparation for the project. more detail
1. Viewing the video clip of Great East Japan Earthquake (3.11) - A viewing activity of dramatic video clips of Great East Japan Earthquake (3.11) will be used as an entry event. Students will be provided with a list of key vocabulary words. Students watch a news report of other countries (in English) for culture comparison. more detail
1. Current problems due to the disasters - Read articles to learn there are still problems due to 3.11 more detail
2. Interview native speakers - Interview exchange students from Japan on GSU campus. more detail
3. People’s opinions about nuclear power generation. - Learn about proponent and opponent of nuclear power generation. more detail
4. Alternative energy - Research alternative energies more detail
5. Interview native speakers - Interview exchange students from Japan on GSU campus more detail
6. USA energy situation - Learn Georgia energy situation. more detail
7. Create a webpage - Create a webpage in Japanese. more detail
1. Assess a webpage - Peer assess a webpage of other groups more detail