Worldwide Practice of Teaching  Pedagogy in Japanese Studies

Lopamudra Malek

Summary: This chapter turns the spotlight on teaching pedagogy in Japanese Studies at key universities worldwide. It comes up with the definition of pedagogy is, theories of pedagogy and its connotation with the newly established Department of Japanese Studies (DJS) at Dhaka University. Discussion on teaching pedagogy is still at shallow level. So, this topic demands an in-depth discussion in the future. This chapter endeavors to highlight the worldwide practice of Japanese Studies and special focus on South Asian experience and practice of teaching techniques, assessment policies and evaluation. A survey is conducted to know about the teaching pedagogy used by some universities and make some recommendations for the DJS.   Moreover, with an eye to improving DJS teaching pedagogy, an extensive document analysis is done to understand pedagogical practice at different universities.


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