CHINESE MODERN TEXTS

CHI2CMT

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject comprises a two-hour workshop and a one-hour seminar on topics on Chinese culture, civilization and value system changes. Students gain an understanding of selected key texts of Chinese culture and civilisation, such as works of literature, poetry, narratives and movies, within their historical context. Students acquire a basic understanding of traditional and modern Chinese culture and civilisation, and learn to appreciate the differences and the changes between classical and modern Chinese and culture. It will focus more on the development of Chinese culture and civilisation in modern China.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites CHI3005 or CHI3006 or CHI4007 or CHI4008 or CHI2007 or co-ordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students gain an understanding of selected key texts of Chinese culture and civilisation such as works of literature, poetry, narratives and movies, within their historical context. Students acquire a basic understanding of the traditional and modern Chinese culture and civilisation and learn to appreciate the differences between classical and modern Chinese and the changes in modern China.

Activities:
Essay, short piece of written work: quizzes
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Writing
Inquiry/ Research

02. Students will be enhanced their knowledge of Chinese traditional and modern culture and civilisation and will improve their critical thinking and writing skills..

Activities:
Essay, class discussion and presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Writing
Critical Thinking

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBao-Qiang Gao

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Four class quizzes (500 words equivalent)10 01, 02
One 2-hour examination (2000 words equivalent)50 01, 02
One essay on a topic drawn from Chinese civilisation (1500 words equivalent)40 01, 02