JPNS 101 :: Elementary Japanese I
Spring 2013 @Kapiolani CC

CRN: 33687
Credit Hours: 4
Instructor: Thomas Kondo
thomask@hawaii.edu
(808) 734-9732 (Ph)
(808) 734-9151 (Fax)
Instructional Mode: Cable TV
Dates: 01/07/2013 - 05/10/2013
Broadcast Channels: EDUTV channel 354 (Oceanic TWC - Oahu, Hawaii, and Kauai counties)
MCTV channel 354 (Oceanic TWC - Maui county)
UHTV channel 355 (Oceanic TWC)
UHVod channel 358 (Oceanic TWC)
Broadcast Schedule: Oahu County: EDUTV channel 354, UHTV channel 355, UHVOD channel 358
Wed/Fri 3:15 AM - 4:15 AM
Sun 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM (rebroadcast)

Hawaii County: EDUTV channel 354, UHTV channel 355, UHVOD channel 358
Wed/Fri 3:15 AM - 4:15 AM
Sun 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM (rebroadcast)

Kauai County: EDUTV channel 354, UHTV channel 355, UHVOD channel 358
Wed/Fri 3:15 AM - 4:15 AM
Sun 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM (rebroadcast)

Maui County:
UHTV channel 355, UHVOD channel 358
Wed/Fri 3:15 AM - 4:15 AM
Sun 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM (rebroadcast)

MCTV channel 354
Sun 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM
(no rebroadcast)
Course Requirements: When you register for this class, please contact the instructor via email (thomask@hawaii.edu) to receive the syllabus and schedule.
Course Description: JPNS 101 builds a basic foundation that will enable students to acquire and develop language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Japanese in a linguistically and culturally appropriate manner.

Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the Kapiolani CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/uhkcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: *Must be an Oceanic Time Warner Cable subscriber. UHTV programming is not available on satellite TV systems.

*Oceanic Time Warner Cable Digital TV subscribers may view UHTV programming on channel 355.

*Oceanic Time Warner Cable Digital TV subscribers may also view state-wide cable classes on the UH VOD channel 358. Must have a digital cable box to access VOD channel.

*Oceanic Time Warner Cable Standard or Basic TV subscribers
-that own an HD Television with a QAM tuner, may view UHTV programming on channel 46.55 (27.55 for Maui County).
-that do not have an HD Television, may contact the Oceanic Cable Customer Service Center at (808) 643-2100 to find out how to get a digital cable box free of charge for so long as you maintain your existing analog service subscription. Some restrictions apply.

Recommendations:
*Record class sessions if unable to view during actual broadcast. Students should be familiar with setting the timer on their VCR or DVR to record.
*Cable Troubleshooting Tip, http://www.hawaii.edu/dlus/UHTV/troubleshooting.html
*Tips for Cable Students, http://www.hawaii.edu/dlus/UHTV/tips.html

Online Component
Course may also include an online component. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access and a UH email account. Check with your instructor for more information.

Technology Requirements:
1) a Japanese-ready computer that can play and record mp3 sound files;
2) flash-based files;
3) a microphone;
4) a web camera; and 5) have reliable access to a high-speed internet connection.

For instructions on making your computer Japanese-ready, please contact the instructor via email (thomask@hawaii.edu).
Additional Notes: This JPNS 101 class section (CRN 33687) is a complete on-line cable TV class.

For additional information please go to the following website: http//www.hawaii.edu/dlus/UHTV/index.html. It is an internet class taught via cable TV and the computer (Laulima) so students do not attend any campus classroom.
Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012 14:54:29