CIJ210 Cultural Expression in Modern Asia

Updated: 25 July 2019
Credit Points 6
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale OUA Trimester 2 Online
Armidale OUA Trimester 3 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 3 Online
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions CIJ110
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) David Goldsworthy (dgoldswo@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit explores the principal modes of cultural expression in modern China, Indonesia, and Japan. Lectures will discuss literature, cinema, and other cultural forms in those countries. Students will be introduced to the concept of art as social practice and to the skills necessary for critical analysis. All materials will be in English.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
3 Online Short Quizzes 15% 600
Assessment Notes

There will be three online quizzes (5% each), one each on Chinese, Japanese and Indonesian cultural expression.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 3, 4

Compulsory Assessment 1: Essay 40% 2000
Assessment Notes

It is mandatory to pass this essay in order to pass the unit.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 3-4

Compulsory Online Quiz 1 15% 400
Assessment Notes

20 questions on Chinese cultural expression.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Online Quiz 2 15% 400
Assessment Notes

20 questions on Japanese cultural expression.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Online Quiz 3 15% 400
Assessment Notes

20 questions on Indonesian cultural expression.

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. analyse and evaluate ways in which ideas and values are communicated through Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese cultural activity;
  2. evaluate and analyse aspects of literature, cinema and popular culture of China, Indonesia and Japan, including influences upon them;
  3. demonstrate a broad understanding and critical awareness of cultural issues in China, Indonesia and Japan; and
  4. demonstrate a developed awareness of Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese cultural expressions.