Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of tutorials per week |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours/week , 6 additional hours/week. Total of 9 hours per week.
|Prerequisites:||Chinese 3A and one of Modern Chinese Literature or Great Chinese Classics OR Chinese 3B and one of Great Chinese Classics or Chinese Economic Documents.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Lewis William Mayo
Dr Lewis Mayo
|Subject Overview:||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.|
|Assessment:||A translation exercise 500 words 20% (due mid-semester), an essay of 1500 words 20% (due in week 8) and a 2-hour final examination 60% (during the examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Materials supplied by the Institute. |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Students who have completed 110-213, 110-460, 110-461, 110-260, 110-261, 110-041, 110-042, 110-043, 110-044, 110-121, 110-123, 110-039 (prior to 2007), and 110-040 (prior to 2007) are not eligible to enrol in this subject. This subject was previously offered as 110-185 Chinese News Analysis. Students who have completed 110-185 Chinese News Analysis are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
Diploma in Modern Languages (Chinese) |
Chinese Language Major
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