CAH2614 - Methods for Studying Humanities

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Chinese and History
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to guide year-one students to study humanities subjects and to equip them with the necessary learning methods, techniques, tools and attitudes for their undergraduate study. By introducing important concepts, methods and techniques, students will find ways for studying humanities. This course gives them access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in history, philosophy, literature, art and anthropology and many other disciplines. It trains students to use library resources and online databases, construct strong arguments on specific topics, organise evidences and ideas, provide ample support for their standpoints and comply with academic ethics. Students are expected to master the skills in various academic writings, reading and oral presentation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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