Owing to its rapid development in recent years, China has moved into the spotlight of the international arena. While understanding modern China's economy, technology and politics is important, knowing its cultural roots and evolution is no less crucial for seeing a full picture of Chinese culture. This course introduces 5 interesting aspects of traditional Chinese culture.
Key questions of the course
A team of 5 experts in Chinese culture has designed the course. They are, in alphabetical order, Dr Chen, Dr Muelenbeld, Dr Fok, Dr Tse and Dr Wan.
The compact design of the mini-lectures suits the busy schedule of edX learners.
Introductions by animation hosts highlight the key questions of each unit.
Illustrations and maps are designed to liven up the mini-lectures.
Self-learning is supported by review questions and forums.
Cross-referencing enhances a fruitful learning experience across the units of the HKPolyUx series on Chinese culture.
Origin and wisdom of Confucianism
Philosophy of Daoism
Four Noble Truths of Buddhism
Ancient Chinese warfare and The Art of War by Sunzi
The art of Chinese painting in the Song dynasty
Daoism: Laozi and Zhuangzi
Buddhism in China
Ancient Chinese Warfare and Sunzi's The Art of War
Chinese Paintings in the Song Dynasty
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