UI to host workshop for Japanese teachers Aug. 23-24

The University of Iowa will host a Business Japanese Workshop for Japanese language teachers on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-24, led by Motoko Tabuse, professor of world languages from Eastern Michigan University.

The event is free and open to the public with limited spots available.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Yumiko Nishi at yumiko-nishi@uiowa.edu by Sunday, August 10.

Workshop topics covered by Professor Tabuse will include business Japanese programs in the United States: 2009 Survey Report; business Japanese curriculum; lesson content and materials; and collaboration with College of Business and local businesses.

All sessions of the workshop will be held in the Executive Boardroom of the University Capitol Centre, Room 2390, on the UI campus. For a full schedule and more information, visit http://international.uiowa.edu/caps/lectures-and-events.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Asian and Pacific Studies (CAPS) in International Programs with additional funding from the Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Yumiko Nishi in advance at 319-335-2159.

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