Liberal Art2

 

Course Name

English Description

 Female and Culture of Novel

emale and Culture of Novel

  1. criticism and fiction novel-writing and novel-reading
  2. culture and gender
  3. Multiculturalism and contemporary chinese literature

4Chinese women writers and chinese culture

 literature and gender imagine

Through the course of literature in the transfer gender relations, guided the students on the role of gender in which the space-time due to differences in a more objective understanding, and to review their own shallow, is not conscious of gender bias; correct gender awareness training ; equal respect for other people's learning ability

FOLK LITERATUER

The folk literature is people's common creation, contains the common people most sincere thought and the emotion, from folk literature's reading may understand the different space and time common people live difference, but from becomes the type the folk tale, may know this type the folk tale spreads region and change. Because the Zhanghua area is the ancients crosses a Taiwan critical locality, therefore plans by schoolmate in the Zhanghua area gathering folk tale, discusses again on the story

This curriculum wants the news which transmits is, literature not only then in Chinese textbook fine exquisite chapter, not only also Guang Shou welcome in the bookstore, the lending library on popular fiction, is not literate the common people have the literature creation ability equally, is only the creation medium is different, but these oral creations, its value not being inferior to writer literature. As a result of communication media's prosperity, the old one batch transmit orally the literature to decline gradually, the work which therefore, lets occupy the student who connection time can collect and record these to dissipate as far as possible, and to the ancients oral work wisdom crystallization, can have the further understanding, this is we designs this curriculum the primitive idea.

 Culture of life

The course content range of courses in cultural life to the classic wisdom, cultural gene, achievement program as a model of the three basic axes to deepen students successive social and cultural phenomenon, systems, and values ​​have a macro understanding, and from Reflections on the relationship between different angles between traditional and modern society, and hope that after completion of the course, understand the different Chinese and Western culture, the integration of high-quality, creative, practical and cultural genes in order to understand the meaning of their existence, life and respect for different civilizations value.

 

 Introduction to critical thinking

This course will introduce basic ideas of logic and critical thinking to students. The topics will include: argument, fallacy, deduction, induction and categorical syllogism.

 

 The Real Life in Liao Zhai Zhi Yi

Chinese classical novels can be traced from myth, fantasy narrative through the spindle to answer Ancestors curiosity and wonder of natural phenomena of life, so Ghost at the time has become a fiction in this very important field of literature a narrative mode. Wei and Jin Dynasties, although novel Ghost and bloggers points, Weird but still occupies an important position. Tang Romance Novels field after that mystery is hidden in the novel further into the narrative mode, and as an author in the expression of the theme of awareness is very important to a narrative mode. Because hidden in the ghost world, the development of the story suddenly more open, but also more flexible character traits to exaggeration peculiar form of packaging author takes the reader into the world of the imagination, but the story is often revealed behind Suoyu He is the author of life and values, and even the times of social criticism.

  Pu book " Liao Zhai Zhi Yi " was originally called "Ghost Fox Biography", so to talk about Fox said the ghost is devoted to the book it seems to be the main spindle, and thus misleading the book is talking about some of the fox ghosts the ghost stories. In fact, author of the book will be a ghost fox main narrative axis, behind which there is a faint profound meaning. " Liao Zhai Zhi Yi " Although Fox ghost story as the protagonist, surreal way to spend fox charm and other foreign matter as the main character, by people not as good as foreign bodies satire, it was his to human well-being, social expression dark Suoyu author reality strong criticism. The course of " Liao Zhai Zhi Yi " In order to investigate the object, its novel analytical writing skills look, and is seeking to explore social themes

 Buddhism , Literature , Life

 

The series programs of “Literature and Thoughts” should be taught not only on the merely knowledge level but also on the higher level being a guidance of the wisdom of life, which can integrate learning closely to daily living. Therefore, the courses can make a contribution as a reference for the students’ planning of the life and growing up on the minds, carrying out the ability of understanding the insight of the being and showing consideration for our society.

 The meditation fun of poetry in Tang and Sung dynasty

China is a poetry country. China is also a Zen' original place of untraditional religion.The innate characters of poetry and Zen are in spirit. Zen' unsaid property is the same as  the implicit  characteristic of poetry. The key point of this course is to  not only harmonize Zen and poetry but also possess the beauty of Zen and poetry. The course design focuses on these famours poets' creations which use Zen in poetry and explain poetry with Zen. In auxiliary part, there are several creations  using zen to express poetry from some monks in Tang and Sung dynasty

 The Female Image in The Modern Chinese Literature

This course provides the points of the female writers that the female image  in the modern Chinese literature..Using female writers perspective views to delimit women's social status. The. general educations emphasis on gender relations. This course is according to the female writers perspective views to concern the female, and hopes to prove the students to become good reviews

 Wisdom of the Chinese Fables and picture books

Everyone likes to hear stories , however  how to change us from a listener to be a talker. This is obtained by giving a double harvest .As the saying goes: saying much, as it's good, that's clever. But Confucius said: "trying to be clever, fresh benevolence," is that we actually what is it? Both are right, and the latter make up the moral requirements, because some people trying to be clever that good, that's clever, but he is often the intention is not just for the sake of personal interests sophistry, Confucius reminds us speak connotation is higher than the skill . We missed the scenes when the ancients speak "live", then we can still find out the book from the ancient wisdom of life every word.

 Drama and contemporary life

 

Drama is a comprehensive literature and art, the scope is very wide. Jufan opera, puppetry, drama, musicals, theater, opera and television advertising are genus, contains not only the essence of my nation's culture, but also a blend of folk and culture of each country in the world.

    Purpose of this course are threefold: 1 To explore the relationship between theater and life 2 investigate and HEPP idol said cultural and creative industries in the story mode and marketing strategy to explore cross-cultural adaptation of the play 3 more. Drama Education contains a moral, intellectual, social, aesthetic category, with worship, entertainment, education, treatment function. In addition to the course covers literature and ideas, but also includes film music, folk culture knowledge, social education, fashion design, spiritual healing, theater management, audience psychology, business marketing, etc., is consistent with the characteristics of liberal arts general education courses.

 

Popular literature and popular culture

 

Hope that this combination of mass communication curriculum, commercial design, multimedia design categories so as to allow students in professional fields, the matter may get to know the face of multiple popular literature, which have a high level of interest in literature. In addition, awareness of cultural and creative industries, multimedia utilities and other popular cause, the leader in this field to study the spirit of innovation efforts and thus become objects of Jeju Jeju people Parkyard talent.

Course content: 1. Popular lyrics 2. Ad copy 3. Entertainment fiction 4. 5 books of literature. Online literature

 

In literary work knight spirit

This course focuses on leading students to read, appreciate the Chivalry 's biography in the history records

Xia further explore as a group, whether because of the spirit of the environment, social and economic, and cultural changes in the status of change? This change to future generations as well as the literary influence.

in order to train student's wide mind manner, abundant and rich courage experience, sane behavior style and objective judgments.

PoetryAffectionLife

This curriculum altogether is divided eight units, take the poetry as the

curriculum text, by among the poetry in emotion series, in the penetration

poetry emotion presents, links the ancient and modern emotion the feeling to

pass, achieved influences the disposition goal.Each unit all four poetry, two

poems, two words, as far as possible work of take the same author as the

criteria, facilitates schoolmate to write the oral report.Take emotion as poetry

transmission main axle, therefore will utilize the modern movie and the novel

text, will lead schoolmate by the solid boundary to feel in the poetry the

abstract emotion.Extends reading to facilitate schoolmate to search the similar

situation work, after achieved extends goal which the study and the class

reads.

 

 History and Culture of Taiwan

This course discusses about the indigenes, immigrants, colonizers, nationals and world citizens. Rapid historical changes have cultivated a character being optimistic, progressive and tolerant for the people living and growing up on island nation. And diversified ethnic groups have melted into a multidimensional social culture.

 

The society and Culture of Taiwan's Indigenous people

Different Han people, according to linguistic analysis, Taiwan's indigenous peoples belong to the Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian) peoples. The Course training aims to provide students a basic knowledge of humanity studies and provides the opportunity for student to understand the Indigenous world through a Multi-cultural perspective and develop a more complex understanding of Indigenous societies.

Historical Classics and Modern Management Application

The goal of this course is to immerse into the world of classics, especially from Confucius and Analects so that we can transform and apply their wisdom into the modern application.

 Histology and Cinem

History indicates the every possible field of the human activity. Histology is the academic subject that shows the results of human efforts. While there are two ways of expressing method, one is words the other is the image and the latter are much advance than the former. Nowadays the traditional definition of histology had been changed which means the contents and scope has been broader than any before and has communicated with other subjects. The purpose and main function of the lesson is to unfold the more precise and more exact understanding about the Horology so that we can get a more comprehensive understanding.

 

The Female Imagine of Literature

This course focuses on leading students to read, appreciate the heroic figure's biography in the history records, with their growth course, analyses their different personality specialty to the ordinary person, probe into them and hide the sad incident unknown by the people behind their back, how and they go to dissolve these sad incidents, how is its result, in order to train student's wide mind manner, abundant and rich courage experience, sane behavior style and objective judgments.

narrative poems and the

times

History indicates the every possible field of the human activity. Histology is the academic subject that shows the results of human efforts. While there are two ways of expressing method, one is words the other is the image and the latter are much advance than the former. Nowadays the traditional definition of histology had been changed which means the contents and scope has been broader than any before and has communicated with other subjects. The purpose and main function of the lesson is to unfold the more precise and more exact understanding about the Horology so that we can get a more comprehensive understanding.

 

The Traditinal Religion and Culture

Cumulative folk culture is its universality, inheritance, differences and spontaneity, so in addition to showing the ethnic way of life, more importantly, also exhibit their shared values. However, due to folk culture, whether in the longitudinal degrees or width range are quite extensive, so I will range locking in "civil religion" section, because "religion is an ultimate concern" in life, joys and sorrows, ups and downs indefinite life in, everyone needs to have in mind in spirit, religion provides a safe haven, but also form a stable civil order in society, but it is the intangible values of the most important force. Different ethnic groups in the folk belief showing their different style, as we Han nationality, it is necessary Jinmiao pray, take FRAGRANCE worship, the worship know why? We know that behind the social and cultural significance of ritual? Otherwise, it is easy to become religious Marx said that "opium of the people", it is easy to become superstitious, not only from advising people to do good turn deserves another purpose, will flow in the utilitarian ignorance.

Course content - Folk Beliefs "ghost worship."
     Since the scope of folk beliefs are quite extensive and complex rheology. So this course "ghost worship" as the main objects to explore, in addition to "ghost worship" is the source of all faiths outside, also in view of people like to talk about God on ghosts, we are more interested in the subject from the cut, the more students can drive desire to learn, and then to lead the students a glimpse of the true meaning behind the belief of purpose. The course is divided into five units which course outline is as follows:

The first unit, "A Summary of the Folk Beliefs": a brief description of "folk beliefs" and "institutionalized religion" differences, and describes its meaning and character.
     The second unit "chaotic beginning - the concept of the origin of the spirits": the context and the evolution of the concept of spirits, to make a full and detailed description.
     The third unit, "heaven, earth and hell - the creation of the world of spirits": from Taoism, Buddhism and folk beliefs map to see ghosts, and sources for heaven, hell say, evolution, integration, will be described.
    The fourth unit, "people interact with ghosts - ritual Formation and Evolution": The ritual worship of spirits produced by and for its evolution, integration, will be described.
    The fifth unit "described Taiwan folk beliefs characteristic": the same foothold in Taiwan this land communities, whether indigenous, Minnan, Hakka or government came to Taiwan with the KMT mainlanders, everyone in quite some time years of co-integration into a new culture and value system, in which the folk belief is a major feature. The unit that is, for historical sources in Taiwan folk beliefs, as well as the evolution of traits, to make a detailed introduction

Physics and Science in Life

This course provides a conceptual understanding of natural science and life science, and to develop the analytical method in both educational undertakings and lifetime decision-making. In each topic, fundamental theory and problem discussion are performed in two parts per-week. The discussing problems span a wide variety of relative subject. There are some common elements that we cared. However, understanding is the knowledge and experience, thus some experiments will be showed for some topics

This course is designed by focus on the following topics:

Physical science, mechanics, wave mechanics, thermal dynamics, electric field, chemistry, geophysics and problem discussion.

Appreciating traditional Chinese paintings of beautiful women in all the past dynasties

This course tries to analyze the boundary and the changing female images of styles of all dynasties by appreciating traditional Chinese painting of beautiful women. What more meaningful is to find out what the Chinese intellectual's thinking way is while building and constructing their image of the Chinese painting.  This course tries to review all possible acquisitions and defects in the course in order to provide future learners with the understanding of the traditional Chinese painting and actually reflect the real self- culture image.

Life Education

The Life Education is is a philosophical question concerning the significance of life or existence in general. It has been the subject of much philosophical, scientific, and theological speculation throughout history. There have been a large number of proposed answers to these questions from many different cultural and ideological backgrounds. The meaning of life is in the philosophical and religious conceptions of existence, social, consciousness, and happiness, and borders on many other issues, such as, ontology, value, purpose, ethics, good and evil, free will, the soul, and the afterlife.

Career Planning

Career, is a sum of the experiences and activities one can engage throughout their whole life during family, school, career and society. Career development needs to be spanned across a person’s whole life; it is a continuing period of time. In this period of time, the process will gradually shape an individual’s unique lifestyle. This Career Development course uses a way of leading pupils to reflect future planning and the value of being. Also, counseling students to comprehensively considerate in different aspects such as psychology, society, education, fitness, economic, and opportunities, to form a personal development course of one’s life.  

abolescent psychology

This course studies the psychological world of youth. Psychological studies of young people can make their elders or parents know the child's world, and thus truly understand them, making the so-called "generation gap" can disappear invisible.

This course contentsIntrouction , The development of body ,The relationship of family, The relationship of seniority, The friendship of youth, Sex and behavior of sex, Concept of myself.

 Gender and Culture

Culture is a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies. Culture is a series of activities and worldviews that provide humans with the illusion of being individuals of value in a world meaning—raising themselves above the merely physical aspects of existence.

Gender identities and gender relations are critical aspects of culture because they shape the way daily life is lived in the family, but also in the wider community and the workplace.

The Gender and Culture is a highly interdisciplinary course that will:

•       Introduce new approaches to gender studies and sexuality studies as a theoretical, social, cultural, political and historical field of investigation

•       Challenge current understandings of gender and sexuality by interrogating cultural identities, such as queer, heterosexual, homosexual, gay, straight, bisexual, transgendered

•       Examine cultural production and cultural theory in relation to other power systems, such as race, ethnicity and class

The Scenery and Culture  in  Urban  China

This  course is suitable for living and to be discussed at the city comprehensive competitiveness of Chinese cities selected, such as the Economist (United Kingdom) March,2012, published survey that “Tianjin “city is  the  highest in economic competition in the world (Business times,Taipei, 2012-03-15 ).  And the Xiamen city known as the warmest city in China .The content  selected, mostly to study  the East coastal cities, and the last upgrade  municipality “Chongqing” (重慶),the same time talk about the ancient capital city ” Xian” 西安Therefore .Our Topic discussed including : Beijing and Tianjin are selected from North China, , Shanghai, Nanjing from  Central China ,Guangzhou, Xiamen, Shenzhen from southern China, Xian and Chongqing from from the West China.

To  explore Chinese city culture. the topic will be researched the Decilious food around the city ,urban architecture, technology and art skill and  local drama in urban China.

 

Cross-Taiwan trait economic relationships & Investment on China

1.Process and background which government's open two sides exchange

2.The development of the cross-trait economic and trade policy of the government and non-governmental investment behavior on China

3,The retrospect of the policy that two sides' economy hangs on and overcomes impetuosity and exercise patience each other

4.China economic and trade policy, trading tie of two sides , After accession to the WTO

5.Traditional industry's investment introductions of two sides

6 Introduction to the investment of scientific and technological industry of two sides

7.Investment environment generalization of China

8 Investment environment is changing in China

9The Challenge And Crisis from cross-trait economic and trade

 

Gender and Society

After the 2004 implementation of the Gender Equity Education Act, gender equality in education formally legalized, at least by the implementation of four hours per semester gender equality education-related programs or activities of schools .The majority of college students already have a basic school courtyard concept of gender equality. Therefore, after the selected gender issues, the course of the five selected as the main teaching gender issues range. Thus, it is possible with the planning departments specialties and expertise for the development of gender programs, "Gender and Space", "Gender and Media", "Gender and Enterprise", "Gender and Environmental Disasters", "Gender Gainstreaming and Gender Impact Assessments "

 

 

Introduction to aesthetics

This course includes two parts: philosophy of art and the theory of beauty. In the part of philosophy of art, the following topics are treated: the essence and definition of art (art as imitation, expression, sign, symbol, metaphor, play, festival, text, sublimation of desire), the elements of an artwork (form, content, medium, meaning, style, intention, expression), the interpretation and criticism of art, the characteristics and problems of 20th century art (including abstract art in painting and sculpture, the twelve-tone music of the Viena School, the minimalistic art movement). As for the theory of beauty, treated topics include the objective/subjective debate of the quality of beauty (Plato’s, Aquinas’s, Kant’s, Schopenhauer’s theory are discussed), the concept of aesthetic attitude, psychical distance, ugliness, sublimity, the nature of aesthetic judgment (Kant’s theory), and the relation between truth, goodness, and beauty.

Self-Exploration and Oral Expression

This course includes two parts: philosophy of art and the theory of beauty. In the part of philosophy of art, the following topics are treated: the essence and definition of art (art as imitation, expression, sign, symbol, metaphor, play, festival, text, sublimation of desire), the elements of an artwork (form, content, medium, meaning, style, intention, expression), the interpretation and criticism of art, the characteristics and problems of 20th century art (including abstract art in painting and sculpture, the twelve-tone music of the Viena School, the minimalistic art movement). As for the theory of beauty, treated topics include the objective/subjective debate of the quality of beauty (Plato’s, Aquinas’s, Kant’s, Schopenhauer’s theory are discussed), the concept of aesthetic attitude, psychical distance, ugliness, sublimity, the nature of aesthetic judgment (Kant’s theory), and the relation between truth, goodness, and beauty.

Modern living – death knowledge

 

Living and death is  two faces of one thing and is our whole life. The course of living and death not only focuses to see the death and to develop from knowledge layer but also should be the effort objective of  our whole lives orienting perfect lives.  The living- death education concept is how to know the whole life so that we can correctly explain the past, reasonably adjust now and expect future at the same time. So,the course design begins from death study and death education first of all. Then, suicide, euthanasia and the psychology change of dying are discussed. Above, the dignity maintaining of death is enhanced. After that, the knowledge of religion is used to discuss the living – death opinions of Christianity, Hinduism, buddhism, Confucianists and Taoism, and the methodologies of each religion as well as  each philosophy sect go beyond death. Eventurally, the coure proposes the concern of dying and the means of peaceful life, and how to make life perfect.  Furthermore, living and death  are peacefully compatible  each other.

 

Music Cognition and Appreciation

Music and art education are crucial for enhancing the quality of life.  This course involves listening to music and singing songs from the students’ own root as well as music from other countries.  This course hopes to develop young people with passion for humanity and love for our land.

 

Course summary: Taiwanese folk songs, Hakka folk songs, aboriginal (Native Taiwanese) folk songs, campus favorites, Taiwanese classical music composers, Western music.

Tragedy and Western Musical Culture

  1. Exploring into the greatest Greek tragedies for their common ideas in addition to the aesthetics and meanings of Greek tragedies.
  2. Discussing the historical process regarding how musical works come across the dramatic tradition growing out of Greek dramatic cultural heritage. Opera that first developed during the Baroque period and the following periods will be the important foci for discussion.
  3. Investigating the influence of tragedy in Western culture and society, as well as in personal psychology. We will review several operas of Western tradition for this purpose, including Faust (Gounod), Tristan Und Isolde (Richard Wagner), Othello (Verdi) and Rigoletto (Verdi). 

Examining the relationship between cultural contexts and the formation of musical styles. Considering the transnational meanings of Western culture and music in the contemporary music of non-Western worlds, such as the influence of Western tragedy. Equally important among the points are the social influence of Western music in the non-Western regions through the musical form. Exploring the negotiation between Western culture and non-Western cultures through musical expressions concerning the role of music, its relationship with power and status.

Culture and Folklore - Changhua cultural customs

Folk integrated product life and culture but customs, laws and institutions, geography, religion, myths and legends, such as the national spirit of a nation-state, the source of the founding of the University of Technology students in Changhua for the bulk, for the people and culture of this land, we should have a better understanding, and Changhua is an ancient city, called "a government fighting two deer three Monga four treasures", it has a wealth of monuments, folk crafts, native literature, food culture, characteristic industry, until we went to explore in teaching design is diverse, in addition to teaching presentation, but also supplemented pages, handouts lectures, group reports, field surveys, expert lectures and demonstrations of folk arts division of the description, so that students can in the shortest possible time, the absorption the most complete information, foster love of local culture and to train students to gather information, interview reported in literature and writing ability.

 

Technology ethics

Ethics, technology and society are strongly influenced by each other. However, the relation between these three fields are rarely studied together to generate a undergraduate course. Therefore, this course will first convey the STS (science, technology and society) concept to students. Secondly, by reading some specific papers, students will obtain the fundamental knowledge and relation between ethics, technology and society. Finally, the teacher will lead all students to know how the science and society influence and model each other.

Library Resource and  Internet

The goal is teaching students to understand the library and how to search the information in internet. The class covers the study of library, research methods , internet and service-learning of library. The program endeavors  to enrich the lives of the students, to transmit knowledge to the students along with the necessary skills for applying it in the society.

Interpersonal Relationship and Communication

Features of the curriculum 1. Recognize the relations and the importance between Interpersonal Relationship and Communication in modern society 2. Analyze the conflict and the misunderstanding between human to find a solution 3. Through the course, cultivate the wisdom of communication, strengthen the skill of social contact and improve the interpersonal relationship to promote the understanding and development of individuality

 

Ocean science, technology and history

This course provides a considerable wide knowledge of ocean which includes the ocean science, marine technology and history. Though the relation between Taiwan and ocean is close, the associated knowledge, however, is quite lack in the education system in Taiwan. Thus, this course only not gives a systematic introduction to ocean but also some professional talks by professors outside CTU. An e-learning website will be constructed simultaneously in order to communicate the ocean knowledge to the public.

 

Introduction to Today’s Technology

This course is concerned with a variety of broad topics, such as the application of Bernoulli’ law in baseball motion and the design of plane wing, electromagnetic wave, laser introduction and its application in CD and holograph, nanotechnology, carbon nanotubes,  and we focus on the Earth's resources. This science knowledge is essential to today's practice for our students.

The travel of Mathematics

The classification introduction of Mathematics, from the number exploration for a start to Calculus, opens enters gate of the mathematics foundation.

Content: number exploration, geometry, algebra, probability, triangle, Calculus classification introduction, and interesting mathematics and the story of mathematician.

Environmental protection and life

Environmental protection is a densely populated Taiwan dire need of strengthening work, and the success or failure of environmental protection, technically dependent on environmental technology development and environmental management, but in the process, with environmental education work is required. This course is designed for environmental issues, environmental awareness and Case ecology and biodiversity of species in Taiwan to discuss mutual agitation communication and resource recovery by experience, to enable students to move to the ecological environment in Taiwan, so that students are able to think rationally and profound, and can occur when environmental issues can arouse their social responsibilit

Scientific answers to daily questions

Providing correct explanation to daily affairs confronted in scientific way thus the students will see the truth of every aspect of them

some Mathematical thought

This course main introduction logic thought, inducts mathematics to deal with some non- mathematics problems then to discuss some mathematics thought