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Japan

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Add free, open Japan courses Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Intro to Japanese Culture http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/foreign-languages-and-literatures/21f-064-intro-to-japanese-culture-spring-2012/ MIT non-degree Prof. Ian Condry Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate / Graduate
Japan Opencourseware Consortium (JOCW) http://www.jocw.jp/ JOCW non-degree Browser Start anytime English Undergraduate / Graduate
Politics and Policy in Contemporary Japan http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Political-Science/17-537Spring-2009/CourseHome/index.htm MIT non-degree Prof. Richard J. Samuels Browser Start anytime English
Visualizing Japan (1850s-1930s): Westernization, Protest, Modernity https://www.edx.org/course/harvardx-mitx/harvardx-mitx-vjx-visualizing-japan-2331 A first-time MITx/HarvardX collaboration non-degree Professors Dower, Gordon, Miyagawa, Weisenfeld Browser A first-time MITx/HarvardX collaboration, VJx opens windows on Japan’s transition into the modern world through the historical visual record. English
Course Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English






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Davis, Julie Nelson. 2014. Review of Drama and Desire: Japanese Paintings of the Floating World. (Photographs; see, too, Julie Nelson Davis's "Now Appearing in Print Osaka Actors and their Audience" here - https://www.academia.edu/7035324/Now_Appearing_in_Print_Osaka_Actors_and_their_Audience; there's also a review of Taisho Kimono: Speaking of Past and Present in the book review). Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania.


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International Journal of Japanese Sociology.


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Condry, Ian. 2009. Anime Creativity: Characters and Premises in the Quest for Cool Japan. Vol. 26(2–3): 139–163. DOI: 10.1177/0263276409103111. Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore: SAGE - Theory, Culture & Society.

Hashizume, Daisaburo (ed.). 2011. SPECIAL ISSUE—COOL JAPAN. 20:November. International Journal of Japanese Sociology.

Japanese Court Orders Google To Turn Off Auto-Complete Function. 2012. Japanese Court Orders Google To Turn Off Auto-Complete Function. March 26. tech.slashdot.org.

Yokota, Ayako. 2013. ‘Spirited Away’ Director Criticizes Plans to Amend Japan's Pacifist Constitution. August 10. globalvoicesonline.org.


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3D Learn. 2013. http://www.learningin3d.info/

Active Worlds Educational Universe (AWEDU). 2012. http://www.activeworlds.com

Alice. 2012. http://www.alice.org/

Minecraft. 2012. www.minecraft.net

Edusim. 2013. http://edusim3d.com/

Gifted Kids.ie. 2013. http://www.giftedkids.ie/daynuv.html

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Kaneva. 2014. http://www.kaneva.com/

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OpenSim. 2012. http://opensimulator.org/wiki/Main_Page (http://www.scribd.com/doc/57959626/OpenSimulator-School-Quick-Start-Guide)

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Primary Games. 2013. http://www.primarygames.com/arcade/virtualworlds.php

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SimScience. 2012. http://simscience.org/

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SmallWorlds. 2014. https://www.smallworlds.com/

There.com. 2014. http://www.there.com/

Twinity. 2014. http://www.twinity.com/en/choose-your-free-avatar

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