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ISLAMIC AND ASIAN CIVILIZATION (TITAS) (UHR 1012)

Centre for Modern Languages & Human Sciences

Coordinator

En. Asar Abdul Karim.


B. Hsc (Majoring in Arabic Language & Literature), MAIRKH (Specialization in Fiqh & Usul al-Fiqh), International Islamic University of Malaysia (UIAM). Lecturer, Pusat Bahasa Moden & Sains Kemanusiaan (Centre for Modern Languages & Human Sciences ), Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP).

Room: Bangunan Canseleri (Chancellery Building), B1- Room 28 (Ground Floor), Pusat Bahasa Moden & Sains Kemanusiaan (PBMSK). Tel: 095493116, Hp: 013-9231974, e-mail: asar@ump.edu.my, asarump06@gmail.com.

Course Code and Name UHR1012: Islamic and Asian Civilization (TITAS 1) Semester and Year Semester 1 or 2 / Year 1 Taught Program Level/Category Degree/Diploma Credit 2 Credits Lecture: 2 unit Tutorial: 0 unit Teaching Methods Laboratory 0 unit

(2 hours X 14 weeks) (0 hours X 14 weeks) (0 hours X 14 weeks)

Course Synopsis

This course is designed to equip the students with a deeper understanding about Islamic and some Asian civilizations particularly the multi civilizations in Malaysia. It concerns about the studies of universal values promoted by of Islamic and other civilizations. In addition, the domination of Western civilization and some contemporary civilization issues nowadays are also being discussed. In general, the philosophy of the course is to develop students to become civilized individual. At the end of the course, students should be able to; CO1: Identify basic concept of civilization studies in terms of its definition, objectives, characteristic, contributions and development. CO2: Explain the uniqueness and background of particular civilization in terms of origin, culture, thought and experiences. CO3: Apply and adopt the universal values among the multi-racial societies in engaging life long learning. CO4: Analyze contemporary issues and challenges related to multi ethnic civilization and promote the concept of civilization dialogue. 3

Course Outcomes

DELIVERY METHODS
1) Lecture + Brief Explanation 2) Student-Centred Learning (SCL): Group discussion, Presentation, case study, Reflection paper, Problem-based, etc. 3) Medium of Instruction/Assessment: English.

ASSESSMENT METHODS
Assignment Presentation Project Report Test (Individual) Final Exam (individual) 15% 10% 20% 15% 40%

Total

100%
4

Weekly Planning
Task on Week 2: Submit project proposal on Week 3

Week 1
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO CIVILIZATION 1.1.Introduction of TITAS and The Importance of topic. 1.2.Civilizational Studies and History of Civilization. 1.3. Definition and Process of Civilization. 1.4. Interaction of Civilization between Religion and Culture.

Weekly Planning
Workshop begins (week 3-9)

Week 2
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO CIVILIZATION (Cont.) 1.5. Characteristics of Civilizations. 1.6. Factors of Emergence, Growth and Fall of Civilization. 1.7. Similarities and Differences between Civilizations. 1.8. Interaction and Dialogue in Civilizations.

Weekly Planning
Week 3
CHAPTER 2: ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
2.1. Definition, Principles, Objective of Islamic Civilization. 2.2. Manifestation and Attributes of Islamic Civilization. 2.3. Sources of Islamic Civilization. 2.4. Emergence and Development of Islamic Civilization.

Weekly Planning
Week 4
CHAPTER 2: ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION (Cont.)
2.5. Contributions of Islamic Civilization to Mankind. 2.6. Contemporary Issues and Challenges faced by Muslims and Islamic Civilization. 2.7. Resurgence of Islam and its application in Malaysia..

Weekly Planning
Week 5

CHAPTER 3: MALAY CIVILIZATION


3.1. Who are the Malays? 3.2. Islam in Malay Civilization. 3.3. Malay Civilization as the foundation of Malaysia. 3.4. World View and Values System in Malay society.

Weekly Planning
Week 6 CHAPTER 3: MALAY CIVILIZATION (Cont.)
3.5. Interaction of Malay Civilization between other Civilizations. 3.6. Achievement in Science and Technology perspective. 3.7. Malaysian Goverment Approach: Islam Hadari, 1 Malaysia, etc.

Weekly Planning
Week 7
Week 7: Test

CHAPTER 4: INDIAN CIVILIZATION


4.1. Who are the Indians? 4.2. Emergence and development. 4.3. Society system, culture and religion/ life philosophy. 4.4. Interaction of Indian civilization with other civilizations

Weekly Planning
Week 8 CHAPTER 4: INDIAN CIVILIZATION (cont.)
4.5. Achievement and Contributions in Science and Technology Perspective. 4.6. India nowadays.
4.7. Indians in Malaysia.

MID-TERM BREAK & HARI RAYA EIDUL FITRI (03 Sept 2010 12 Sept 2010)

Weekly Planning
Week 9 CHAPTER 5: CHINESE CIVILIZATION
5.1. Who are the Chinese? 5.2. Emergence and development. 5.3. Society system, culture and religion/ life philosophy. 5.4. Interaction of Chinese civilization with other civilizations

Weekly Planning
Week 10
Week 10 Submit Project Report

CHAPTER 5: CHINESE CIVILIZATION (cont.)


5.5. Achievement and Contributions in Science and Technology Perspective. 5.5. China nowadays.

5.7. Chinese in Malaysia.

Weekly Planning
Week 11 CHAPTER 6: WESTERN CIVILIZATION
6.1. Emergence and Development of Western Civilization. 6.2. Western cosmological perception and values system. 6.3. Contribution of Western civilization to mankind.

Weekly Planning
Week 12 CHAPTER 7: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES OF CIVILIZATION & FUTURE OF MANKIND.
6.4. The Concept of Knowledge between Islamic and Western civilizations 6.5 Western Hegemony and Globalization Challenges.

Weekly Planning
Week 13
CHAPTER 7: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES OF CIVILIZATION & FUTURE OF MANKIND (cont.) 6.6. Identity and Survival of Islamic and Asian Civilizations 6.7. Civilization Dialogue (World with Multi Civilizations). .

Weekly Planning
Week 14 SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION

Building Civilization: Past, Present and Future Reflection session

Weekly Planning
Week 15 & Week 16 REVISION WEEK & FINAL EXAM* (19-23 April 2010) *Reminder:
a)

b)

Please refer to Final Exam time table & Exam slip. Please contact your Academic Advisor & faculty regarding your examination matters.

Main References

Asar Abdul Karim, et.al (2010). Module for Study of Civilization. Kuantan, Pahang: Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang. Osman Bakar, et.al. (2009). Modul Pengajian Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia. Kuala Lumpur: Penerbit Universiti Malaya & Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi.

Additional references

Munawar Haque, Kabuye Uthman Sulaiman, Bachir Soulihi & Syamsuddin Arif. (2009). Islam, Knowledge and Civilization. 1st ed. Kuala Lumpur: International Islamic University Malaysia Press, IIUM. Asar Abdul Karim. (2008). Kecemerlangan Tamadun Islam Masa Kini. Kuantan, Pahang: Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang. Asar Abdul Karim. (2010). Perkauman dan Keagamaan Dalam Islm. Kuantan, Pahang: Penerbit Universiti Malaysia Pahang. Azhar Hj. Mad Aros, et.al. (2001). Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS), Kertas 2. Selangor: Penerbit Fajar Bakti. Esa Khalid & Mohd Azhar Abd. Hamid (penyelengara). (2004). Beberapa Aspek Tamadun Melayu, India, China dan Jepun. Sukdai, Johor: Penerbit Universiti teknologi Malaysia. Esa Khalid. (2001). Konsep Tamadun Islam: Sains dan Teknologi. Skudai, Johor: Percetakan Mufakat Jaya, Sdn. Bhd. Ahmad Baharuddin Abdullah. (2006). Memperkenalkan Bidang Kejuruteraan Islam: Persepsi & Sumbangan. Selangor: PTS Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd.

Additional References
Huntington, S.P. (2008). Pertembungan Tamadun dan Pembentukan Semula Orde Dunia (The Clash of Civilisations and the Remaking the World Order). Terj. Mokhtar Ahmad. Cet. pertama. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka. Mahayudin Hj. Yahya. Tamadun Islam. Shah Alam: Penerbit Fajar Bakti Sdn Bhd. Chandra Muzaffar, et. al. (2006). Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia, KL: Penerbit Universiti Malaya. Ramli Awang et.al. (2007). TITAS. Skudai: Pusat Pengajian Islam & Pembangunan Sosial, UTM. Mohd Liki Hamid. (2006). Pengajian Tamadun Islam. Ed. ke 2. Selangor: PTS Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd. Hj Ahmad Fauzi Hj Morad dan Ahmad Tarmizi Talib. (1997). Tamadun Islam, Selangor: UPM. Afifah Abu Yazid (pnys). (2006). Pengajian Tamadun Asia. Ed. ke 2. Selangor: PTS Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd.

Academic Contract of UHR1012


ACADEMIC WEEK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 * * 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 & 17 DATE 12 July -16 July 19 July- 23 July 26 July -30 July 02 Aug-06 Aug 09 Aug-13 Aug 16 Aug- 20 Aug 23 Aug- 27 Aug 30 Aug- 03 Sept 06 Sept 10 Sept 13 Sept 17 Sept 20 Sept- 24 Sept 27 Sept -01 Oct 04 Oct 08 Oct 11 Oct -15 Oct 18 Oct- 22 Oct 25 Oct- 29 Oct 01 Nov-05 Nov 08 Nov 04 Dec 2010 ACTIVITIES

PROJECT, PRESENTATION BEGINS

MID TERM TEST MID TERM BREAK & HARI RAYA EIDUL FITRI PROJECT REPORT

REVISION WEEK FINAL EXAMINATION

Attendance Sheet
No Name ID no Contact no Weeks and Students signature Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 No of Abs

28/28 x 100 = 100% 1/28 x 100 = 3.57% Therefore, 1x class = 1 contact hour = 3.5% 2x classes = 2 contact hours = 7% 3x classes = 3 contact hours = 10.5% (1st warning letter) 4x classes = 4 contact hours = 14% (2nd warning letter) 5x classes = 5 contact hours = 17.5% 6x classes = 6 contact hours = 21% (subject to barring)

Grade System
Total Marks 80 100 75 79 70 74 65 69 60 64 55 59 50 54 47 49 44 46 40 43 Grade A AB+ B BC+ C CD+ D Achievement Status Excellent Pass Excellent Pass Good Pass Good Pass Pass Pass Pass Pass but Critical 1* Pass but Critical 2* Pass but Critical 3*

25 39 0 24

E F

Fail Fail

Student Learning Time


Teaching and Learning Activities
1. Official Contact hours (Face-to-Face Learning) a. b. Lecturer i. Lecture Student Activities i. Student-centered learning activities Active Learning, Problem Based Learning, group discussion, case study ii. Test (1 hour test). iii. Group Presentation (50 minutes presentation + Q&A) 14 14 Student Learning Time (hours)

2.

Additional (Guided/Supervised Learning Time) a. b. c. Group Assignment (2 hours assignment + 6 hours preparation) Group Project + Report Writing (4 hours project + 9 hours preparation) Group Presentation (4 hours preparation) 8 13 4

3. Self-Directed Learning (Independent Learning) a. b. c. Pre and Post Preparation (e-learning, manual, module etc) Revision for Test (3 hours preparation) Revision for Final Exam (10 hours preparation) 12 3 10

4.

Assessment Time
a. b. Test (1 hour test) Final Exam (2 hours exam) 0 2 80 2 credits

Total (SLT) MQF Credit: 80/40 = 2

Knowledge-sharing & SCL

Fast & Precise & Punctuality

Attitude & Soft-Skills

Code of Conduct & Ethics

Q&A session