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Chinese News Analysis (CHIN30003)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeCHIN30003
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is an advanced unit introducing the techniques of Chinese newspaper analysis for fields such as politics, international affairs, intellectual debates etc. Students will use current reading materials to study a range of social and political affairs in the People's Republic of China. On completion of the subject students should be able to read news articles in Chinese with the aid of a dictionary. demonstrate a knowledge of issues of current importance for Chinese society. have an understanding of the function of news media in Chinese society. and develop analytical skills in dealing with Chinese material.

Intended learning outcomes

  • be able to read news articles in Chinese with the aid of a dictionary.
  • demonstrate a knowledge of issues of current importance for Chinese society.
  • have an understanding of the function of news media in Chinese society.
  • develop analytical skills in dealing with Chinese material.
  • acquire skills to understand social and cultural context.
  • acquire skills to research an issue through competent use of library and other information sources.
  • acquire skills to manage and organise workloads.

Generic skills

  • acquire time management and planning skills through managing and organising workloads for class preparation, essay and assignment completion.
  • acquire written communication skills through essay writing.
  • be able to understand social and cultural context.
  • be able to research an issue through the competent use of library and other information sources.

Last updated: 11 October 2019