The Resource Japanese education in crisis, ABC International, (evideo)

Japanese education in crisis, ABC International, (evideo)

Label
Japanese education in crisis
Title
Japanese education in crisis
Statement of responsibility
ABC International
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jap
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This documentary explores sobering developments linked to Japan's emphasis on intense academic pressure and conformity: 2,000 teen suicides per year, a 60 percent increase in crime since 1994, and the phenomenon of hikikomori children-those who have collapsed emotionally and withdrawn from society. Gritty footage shot in chaotic classrooms and dysfunctional homes, combined with commentary from counselors, parents, and dispirited young people, depicts a nation unprepared for radical social change and, in spite of recent educational reforms, lacking a consensus on whether to crack down or loosen up
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
10 & up
Language note
Portions in Japanese with English subtitles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • ABC International
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
20
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teaching
  • Japan
  • Japan
Technique
live action
Label
Japanese education in crisis, ABC International, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=33927
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 14, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Japan's Education System: Fierce Competition (2:54) -- Cram School: A Japanese Institution (2:04) -- Japanese Social Withdrawal: "Hikikomori" (4:09) -- Japanese Economic Competition: Defeated by Pressure (2:24) -- Young Generation Out of Control (2:40) -- Japanese Education Reform (2:49) -- Japan's Lost Generation (1:35)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (20 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
33927
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100033927
  • 100033927
  • (OCoLC)709669902
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Japanese education in crisis, ABC International, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=33927
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 14, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Japan's Education System: Fierce Competition (2:54) -- Cram School: A Japanese Institution (2:04) -- Japanese Social Withdrawal: "Hikikomori" (4:09) -- Japanese Economic Competition: Defeated by Pressure (2:24) -- Young Generation Out of Control (2:40) -- Japanese Education Reform (2:49) -- Japan's Lost Generation (1:35)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (20 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
33927
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100033927
  • 100033927
  • (OCoLC)709669902
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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