Introduction to Contents Tourism 2021

This is the course webpage for Introduction to Contents Tourism taught on Thursday Period 4.

Syllabus: 19J4045-多文化社会演習1
Grading Explanation: Contents Tourism Rubric 2021
Video Series: Writing Academic Essays at University, Making Questionnaires (under construction)

Week 1 (15 April): What is contents tourism?

Course introduction.

Lecture Materials: 2021 Week 01 Contents Tourism

On Demand Materials available.

Week 2 (22 April): TUFS as a “Sacred Site”

TUFS as a “Sacred Site” & Role play.

Class Materials: 2021 Week 02 TUFS as a Sacred Site

Week 3 (29 April): The Last Samurai

Discussing contents tourism related to the Tom Cruise film, The Last Samurai.

On Demand Materials available.

Week 4 (6 May): Anime & Lucky Star

Discussing contents tourism related to the anime Lucky Star.

On Demand Materials available.

Week 5 (13 May): Questionnaires 1

The basics of questionnaire design.

Group Work ~ Deciding questions for a questionnaire.

Homework: Complete your questions. Submit by email (deadline Tuesday 17:00).

On Demand Materials available

Week 6 (20 May): Questionnaires 2

Doing the pilot survey.

Group Work ~ Refining the questions for the questionnaire.

Homework: Resubmit your questions by email (deadline Tuesday 17:00).

Week 7 (27 May): Questionnaires 3

Doing the actual survey. Discussing your results.

Week 8 (3 June): Group Project, Analysing municipality tourism data 1

Explanation using Kagoshima City Statistics for 2019.

Group Work ~ Divide into research groups. Choose a municipality on which to do a contents tourism statistical survey.

Homework: Gather materials.

Week 9 (10 June): Group Project, Analysing municipality tourism data 2

Group Work ~ Continue presentations preparations.

Homework: Finalise presentations.

Active Learning Hours: Report about fieldwork at a “sacred site”. Deadline 10 June.

Week 10 (17 June): Group Project, Analyzing municipality tourism data 3

Group presentations. Feedback and general comments.

Week 11 (24 June): Group Project, Contents businesses 1

Explanation about contents businesses.

Group Work ~ Divide into research groups. Begin research on contents businesses.

Homework: Gather materials.

Week 12 (1 July): Group Project, Contents businesses 2

Group Work ~ Presentations preparations.

Homework: Finalise presentations.

Week 13 (8 July): Group Project, Contents businesses 3

Group presentations. Feedback, general comments. Course wrap up.

End-of-term Report. Deadline 15 July.