--- Institute on Asian Cultures
Two (2)credit = 30 contact hours
Brian Nelligan Ed.D
Meeting dates and times:
July 1 July 1!" 201#
Bei$ing" %u&u" 'uning.
This course is designed &or students interested in &urthering in a ractical way their *nowledge a+out ,hina. Through &irsthand e-erience" articiants study ,hinese history" econoy" olitics" education" and culture. or*shos and &ield tris to schools" historical" +usiness and cultural sites are integrated &or an
understanding o& ,hinese society. /eadings are reuired rior to the course. ,reating a lan &or sharing their *nowledge with the counity uon their return &ro ,hina is a course reuireent.
This course is designed &or students to 1) gain a &irst hand understanding o& the culture" including history" olitics" roducts" geograhy" religion and education o& ,hina" through hands on actiities" lectures" and &ield tris to arious cultural" historical" olitical" educational and +usiness sites 2) roide oortunities to discuss their learning in their counities.
By coleting this course" articiants will
+asic ractical *nowledge o& ,hinese culture
5nderstand the eolution o& ,hinese culture characteri6ed with historical" econoic" olitical" social" and educational deeloent and
E-erience the any cultural grous in ,hina and deelo an understanding o& the iortance o& these inority grous in ,hinese 7istory.
8rogra articiants ust &ul&ill the &ollowing tas*s.a.,olete reuired readings and reare /esonse to Te-t Essays. +.9ttend a &ield tri (trael to ,hina +etween July 1 July 1!" 201#)" andc.rite a re&lection aer and d.Deelo lans and tie lines &or a*ing resentations on ,hina in their local counities.e.:ather resources while in ,hina which can +e used in counity resentations.
;tudents will trael in ,hina during the &irst two wee*s o& July" 201#" and roide docuentation o& coleted wor* to the course instructors.