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May 2nd 2017

Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese. It uses lectures, short plays, interactive exercises and cultural tips to help learners build fundamental capability of oral Chinese in real-life situation.

Average: 6.3 (6 votes)
May 2nd 2017

Mandarin Chinese 2: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese in continuation of Mandarin Chinese 1: Chinese for beginners. It uses lectures, short plays, interactive exercises and cultural tips to help learners build fundamental capability of oral Chinese in real-life situation.

Average: 7.5 (6 votes)
May 1st 2017

Mandarin Chinese 3: Chinese for beginners is a beginner's course of Mandarin Chinese in continuation of Mandarin Chinese 2: Chinese for beginners. It uses lectures, short plays, interactive exercises and cultural tips to help learners build a fundamental capability of oral Chinese in real-life situations.

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Apr 24th 2017

Explore the history of China’s language and culture and its adjustment to an increasingly globalised world. This course provides you with insights into the rich fabric of the cultures of China. You will develop a basic understanding of written Chinese, its history and expression in calligraphy. We will also explore the origins and variety of Chinese cuisine, the role of food in festivals and the etiquette of Chinese dining and tea drinking. You will also look at the origins of some of the values that underpin Chinese society and how these are being affected by economic development and urbanisation. You will uncover some of the symbolism of numbers and colours and the Chinese Zodiac and get a feel for how traditional values and beliefs are expressed in Chinese opera and architecture.

Average: 6.1 (21 votes)
Apr 24th 2017

The purpose of this course is to summarize new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

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Apr 24th 2017

This is an advanced course for Chinese for beginners. Learners will expand vocabularies about personal information, daily life, food and drink, healthy, and expressions about greeting, suggestion, agreement, comparison, complaint, prohibition, experience, plan, recommendation, etc. Learners can improve their listening and speaking and know much more about Chinese social cultures.

Average: 1.5 (2 votes)
Apr 24th 2017

The purpose of this course is to summarize new directions in Chinese history and social science produced by the creation and analysis of big historical datasets based on newly opened Chinese archival holdings, and to organize this knowledge in a framework that encourages learning about China in comparative perspective.

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Apr 24th 2017

Discover business in Asia from the perspectives of culture, leadership, management and personal relationships. This subject will give you some beginning ideas on how to understand and negotiate business in Asia. The emphasis is on the social and cultural aspects of business, such as leadership, management and personal relationships. We focus on China, Japan, Korea and some countries in South East Asia including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

Average: 10 (3 votes)
Apr 24th 2017

Discover Hong Kong, its people, culture and customs with this free online course using 360° video and virtual reality. As a melting pot of Eastern and Western characteristics, Hong Kong has experienced a unique history from Chinese immigration to colonization by the British to the subsequent transformation into a Special Administration Region of China. We’ll go on a journey around Hong Kong, using 3D virtual reality, exploring its history, culture and some of its distinguished traditions.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Apr 17th 2017

An introductory yet trenchant exploration of select Chinese classic texts that cover the domains of classical literature, history, philosophy, and fine arts.

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Apr 17th 2017

This course of Chinese Culture and Contemporary China will explore the foundations of Chinese civilization and the dimensions of Chinese culture. It will pay particular attention to the relationship between Chinese culture and the present-day life of the Chinese people and to the different elements of the culture which are under the present social structures, belief systems, literature, arts, customs, etc. The course aims at providing students with a deeper knowledge of Chinese culture, thus enabling them to better understand China.

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Apr 10th 2017

This course offers a conceptual framework for understanding China that highlights the intersection of politics and economics. It shows that rather than develop into a full blown market economy, state and party officials at all levels of the political system maintain significant influence in economic development. Such a “political” economy has had both positive and negative outcomes, which we will assess in detail.

Average: 9 (3 votes)
Apr 10th 2017

One of the most significant changes in the world in the past 30 years is the opening of China to the outside world and its engagement with that world. In the initial years of the opening, external forces influenced China’s economy, regional balances, bureaucracy, as well as the political authority of local leaders in the coastal areas.

Average: 7.3 (7 votes)
Apr 10th 2017

This course provides an introduction to the study of the history, major teachings, and practices of the major Chinese religions and spiritual practices and is deigned to give conceptual tools to appreciate diverse religious practice in East. It covers the development of Buddhism, Daoism, Confucianism and wide range of popular and local religions.

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Advance your Mandarin Chinese by tackling different topics in dynamic scenarios with extensive vocabulary and compound sentence structures. In the third course of the Mandarin Chinese language series, you will advance your Mandarin Chinese with extensive vocabulary and complex sentence structures based on dynamic scenarios.

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Mar 1st 2017

An insightful study of Chinese Marxism, socialism and capitalism - critical for anyone who wishes to engage with China today. To make sense of modern China, you simply cannot ignore Marxism. ‘From Mao to Now’ presents current topics that anyone who wishes to engage with China should know. Rather than praising or condemning, the course focuses on building a deeper understanding of this history through two interwoven elements.

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Understand China’s view on climate change, its impact and China’s action and plan for the future. | 了解中国对气候变化及其影响的立场、行动与未来计划。

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Discover manufacturing and agriculture’s role in the history of China as we explore Chinese culture through artifacts and relics. Chinese archaeology is one of the fastest growing and most exciting fields of study in China. With a wealth of cultural relics unearthed this past century, the world’s fascination with China’s rich history has been renewed.

Average: 6.5 (2 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

Dans bien des domaines, la Chine est déjà la première puissance économique du monde. Son développement mais aussi ses difficultés, en un mot son évolution même engage notre propre avenir. Le marché chinois transforme les circuits commerciaux et industriels, bouleverse les savoirs et les pratiques du monde. Il est donc important, sinon urgent, de connaître l’histoire de cet Etat-continent, la nature de son régime et de ses ambitions en matière de politique étrangère. Ce MOOC est le premier portant sur la géopolitique de la Chine. Il convient à tout public désireux de se former aux affaires chinoises et plus particulièrement aux personnes qui, dans leur domaine professionnel, seront amenées à travailler en rapport avec la Chine.

Average: 5 (1 vote)
Feb 20th 2017

Discover how Astronomy and Medicine impacted the history of China as we use artifacts and relics as a guide to Chinese civilization. Chinese archaeology is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting fields of study in China. With a wealth of cultural relics unearthed this past century, the world’s fascination with China’s rich history has been renewed.

Average: 8 (1 vote)

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