• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Tsan-Huang TSAI
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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This course will focus on aspects of the history and culture of Taiwan from the prehistoric period down to the present. Topics covered include the ethnic and linguistic diversity of Taiwan, Taiwan's colonial and post-colonial history, the development of its contemporary literature, and its religious and philosophic traditions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate and understanding of issues in the history and culture of Taiwan;
2. Integrate this theoretical and historical knowledge with empirical examples;
3. Locate, analyse, synthesise, and contextualise information from a wide variety of sources, both Western and Chinese;
4. Work in cooperative groups on key issues to do with the history and culture of Taiwan and to communicate findings to others.

Indicative Assessment

Tutorial participation - 10% (Related learning outcomes: 1, 4)
Tutorial presentation - 15% (Related learning outcomes: 1, 2, 4)
Major essay - 40% (Related learning outcomes: 1, 2, 3)
Final examination - 35% (Related learning outcomes: 1, 2, 3)

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Workload

The course comprises a weekly load of two one-hour lectures and one one-hour tutorial. It also demands five hours of tutorial preparation, including assigned readings, and review of lectures each week.


Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have successfully completed 36 units of university courses.

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $2718
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $3876
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4297 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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