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ASIA 371 Foundations of Chinese Thought

Chinese thought from its beginnings until the Han dynasty (206 BCE to 220 CE) in its historical and cultural contexts. Includes, among others: Confucius; Mo Zi; the Legalists/Authoritarians; Zhuang Zi; the Lao Zi book.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Equivalents: PHIL 371


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
FullASIA 371 001Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00

This is a new, flipped classroom style course, with two of the student's classroom hours spent watching online videos of the lectures at home, and the third hour spent in a seminar-style discussion section with the professor.

If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)

All course will be offered online in Term 1. Instructors are currently adapting course content and determining the best delivery model for each course. Students can expect a variety of formats which may include a combination of online meetings and outside of class readings, recorded lecturers, and/or assignments, in various proportions. The meeting days and times currently displayed reflect the maximum time that students will be expected to meet synchronously with the instructor. One or more of these times may be dropped or reduced and replaced with asynchronous learning tasks. These details will updated here as they become available.

ASIA 371 002Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

This is a new, flipped classroom style course, with two of the student's classroom hours spent watching online videos of the lectures at home, and the third hour spent in a seminar-style discussion section with the professor.

If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)

ASIA 371 003Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri13:0014:00

This is a new, flipped classroom style course, with two of the student's classroom hours spent watching online videos of the lectures at home, and the third hour spent in a seminar-style discussion section with the professor.

If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)

ASIA 371 004Web-Oriented Course2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

UBC has confirmed that all Asian Studies Term 2 courses will be online. The meeting days and times currently displayed reflect the maximum time that students will be expected to meet synchronously with the instructor. Courses that are meeting for fewer than 3 hours per week will have traditional lectures replaced with asynchronous learning tasks. The overall workload of the course will remain unchanged.

If this course is blocked please sign up for the waitlist section. Students will be placed into the class based off our department priority guidelines. For more information please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/ (Is the class blocked even though there are a few seats that are free? This is normal. Please check our website for what this means.)

a. Students are expected to watch all lecture videos by the synchronous class of each week a. Each week there will be a one-hour synchronous class discussion b. Synchronous discussion will include a weekly Canvas quiz a. Synchronous discussions will be hosted on Collaborate Ultra

BlockedASIA 371 W01Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri11:0012:00

Registering for this section does not mean you are enrolled in the course, this is a waitlist section. Students will be moved off the waitlist into the course automatically once there is space. For more information including our department priority guidelines please see: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/

BlockedASIA 371 W02Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

Registering for this section does not mean you are enrolled in the course, this is a waitlist section. Students will be moved off the waitlist into the course automatically once there is space. For more information including our department priority guidelines please see: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/

BlockedASIA 371 W03Waiting List1 Mon Wed Fri13:0014:00

Registering for this section does not mean you are enrolled in the course, this is a waitlist section. Students will be moved off the waitlist into the course automatically once there is space. For more information including our department priority guidelines please see: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/

BlockedASIA 371 W04Waiting List2 Mon Wed Fri12:0013:00

Registering for this section does not mean you are enrolled in the course, this is a waitlist section. Students will be moved off the waitlist into the course automatically once there is space. For more information including our department priority guidelines please see: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/undergraduate/department-wait-lists/