Understanding Culture in Asia and the Pacific
This micro course develops students' knowledge of the historical significance of Asia and the Pacific and introduces them to a variety of human ideas, values, beliefs and behaviours.
This course is the second of four micro courses to gain credit in Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific.
What’s it about?
This course is about the historical context and cultural development of society in Asia and the Pacific. It is important for developing students' ethical and inquiry skills by studying and appreciating different cultural norms.
What will I learn?
Students will learn about the historical background of particular nations and societies and will be able to explain the historical development and current conditions of states in Asia and the Pacific.
- Working through modules.
- Completing e-tivities.
- Sourcing and critiquing readings.
What micro courses are required for course credit?
Learners are required to complete four micro-courses to gain credit for Regional Relations in Asia and the Pacific:
- Introduction to Regional Relations in the Asia-Pacific
- Understanding Culture in Asia and the Pacific
- Regional economics in Asia and the Pacific
- Tourism in Asia and the Pacific
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