CHINESE MODERN TEXTS

CHI2CMT

2021

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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesEssay, short piece of written work, quizzes, class discussion and presentation

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCHI3006 OR CHI4007 OR CHI3005 OR CHI4008 OR CHI2007

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Four class quizzes (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2

One 2-hour examination (2000 words equivalent)

N/AOther written examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2

One essay on a topic drawn from Chinese civilisation (1500 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2