«If we'd like to live in a civil society and respect people who have different values than our own, dialogue is essential, which is why foreign language teaching has become increasingly vital from both pedagogical and intercultural point of view. This might be true from a global perspective, but also from a local or national one, from places (and time) where it seems particularly difficult to live a non-violent interaction with those who are or seem different from us» ... «Dialogue can not be built only on a technical or theoretical knowledge of foreign words, phonetics or grammars, but rather presupposes the formation of a personality able to exercise at the same time emotional participation and critical awareness which, as Gramsci teaches us, is built on "knowing what one really is ... as a product of the historical process to date which has deposited in you an infinity of traces, without leaving an inventory" (Gramsci, 1971, p. 324). Our mission, or ambition, is to contribute in our small, through the teaching and learning of the Japanese language, to the growth of more conscious, empathic and therefore dialogic relationships between ourselves and others, for the purpose of a citizenship, global and peaceful ". [read more HERE]
Concretising our visions:
- think & ask
- create &use tools
- re-think and re-act toward envisioned reality
Kangaeru - Active learning and Action Research
Joint Blended Project Waseda - UCF 2013 (Feb-Mar)Waseda University - Ca' Foscari University of Venice
A.Y. 2013/14 Specialty: Japanese Culture (LICAAM) Ca' Foscari University of Venice: M.A. Course in Languages and Civilizations of Asia and North Africa
A.Y. 2013/14 Specialty: Japanese Economics (LISAAM) Ca' Foscari University of Venice: M.A. Course in Languages and Economic and Legal Institutions of Asia and North Africa
Practical Studies: Action Research Zero Ca' Foscari University of Venice 2016/17, Zero Beginners Workshop (joint research)proff. Noriko Ichishima (Akita University), Hideo Hosokawa (Waseda University), Marcella Mariotti (Ca' Foscari University of Venice)
「私の研究テーマを目指して」- Toward my research themeCa' Foscari a.a. 2017/18 M.A. Course, Japanese Language 1, Second SemesterProf. Hideo HosokawaSupport team: Suzuki, Nakayama, Mariotti, Kato, Alessandrini, Min, Ligabue
社会とコミュニケーションとの繋がり ー 日本社会における手話について
E-Learning and self-learning
No brick language learning: transformative language education, de-standardization of language teaching, and the relevance of glocal e-Learning Ai systems aiming at active citizenship and social cohesion.
SPIN Project - Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Chiara ALESSANDRINI, Marco CADDEO, Leonardo LIGABUE, Matteo NASSINI, Shoko NISHIDA, Giovanni PASA.