A cultural paper based in Chinese language.
As China is an increasingly important business partner of New Zealand, learning more
about Chinese culture will give you the edge over other candidates for a wide variety
of jobs. This paper offers you a first-hand examination of what China is today by
examining a variety of cultural texts.
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- CHIN 232 or CHIN 212
- CHIN 244
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Dr Paola Voci
- Paper Structure
- The paper explores issues in contemporary Chinese culture and society with a particular
focus on the most recent developments (1980s-2010s). The course is organized thematically
and explores a variety of texts and media.
- All required readings are available on Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, lifelong learning, communication, cultural understanding, self-motivation.
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Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- By participating in lectures, tutorials, completing the assigned homework, and via
other independent learning activities, students will gain:
More specifically, the paper's expected learning outcomes
aim at developing:
- Increased confidence
in reading,writing, and conversational skills
- Increased understanding of
- The transition from textbook content to other reading materials
transition from descriptive to more critical presentations (both orally and in writing)
- Suitable for students specialising in any discipline.
- More information link
- NOTE: this paper is also offered as CHIN 244 - the content of the paper is the same
for both CHIN 244 and CHIN 344, but assessment is differentiated between the two levels.
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- Teaching method
- This paper is taught On Campus
- Learning management system
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