Developing Open Educational Resources To Contribute To The Indigenization of A Japanese Language Class: Introducing The Ainu Culture To Japanese Language Students

Project Team

  • Nina Langton, Associate Professor, Department of Languages and World Literatures, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies (Lead Applicant)


  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • OER



About the Project

The Ainu are the Indigenous people of Japan, but many Japanese language students are not aware of their existence. This project aims to introduce and deepen students’ awareness of Ainu history, culture and oral traditions, both past and present, through content-based learning.

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