ASIAN STUDIES: THEORY AND METHOD

AST4COR

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

The Asian Studies fourth-year program aims to enable high-achieving students to further knowledge of an Asian society (or societies), and to develop generic skills such as research and writing skills. It demands a high level of commitment, and promises the most rewarding experience for an undergraduate student.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in AHA - Bachelor of Arts with Honours

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Core subject at first-semester level for Honours in Chinese, Japanese and Indonesian or in Asian Studies

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsThe Craft of ResearchRecommendedBooth, W.C., Colomb, G.C. and Williams, J.M.CHICAGO: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS.(3RD ED.2008)

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Contribute meaningfully to critical discussions and debates about various issues pertaining each students' area of research

Activities:
Workshop discussions, class presentations, debates, and essays.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Understand the basic elements of research and critical writing and thinking

Activities:
Workshops, group class presentations, debates, and essays
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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