Modern China: Clash of Culture & Controversy
Course #: EDUC_715L
Semester Credits: 3
This course transports you to China where you relive its past hundred years that have been through a continuous transformation and rebirth directly impacting the lives of its people. Over the decades, China has experienced a Confucian monarchy, social tyranny, and social-capitalism, to name a few. It is within this extraordinary country that China has also experienced a complete political, cultural and economic revolution on an unprecedented scale.
Experience the long and short-term effects of communism on the people’s daily lives, with particular emphasis on the various financial, governmental, educational, and cultural programs. In addition, learn about Modern Chinese life since the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, and the dichotomy of a capitalistic economy and population areas within its continuing dictatorship.
Through a New York Times Bestseller, learn how significant accomplishments in artificial intelligence have dramatically thrusted China’s presence as a technological powerhouse and a secure presence in our future.
Beginning with an understanding and appreciation of their past, Modern China is brought to life with such vibrancy that you will be anxious to share these emotional and challenging years with your students.
This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Contemporary World History and Politics
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