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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Essentials of Chinese Confucian Thought

Confucian culture is the cornerstone of traditional Chinese culture. In this segment, we introduce the three basic concepts of Confucian culture: Li or ritual etiquette, Ren or benevolence, and Tao. In the Confucian view, the variety of practiced rituals maintains the balance of society. Benevolence is the core of the ritual because only with benevolence one can truly observe li. Tao is the natural laws or order of the universe. One has to research the objective universe genuinely, to find those natural laws, and then use what was found to structure the human world. All these elements make the benevolence great....
3 vídeos (total de (Total 18 mín.) min), 3 testes
3 videos
Benevolence5min
Tao4min
3 exercícios práticos
Quiz on Rituals4min
Quiz on Benevolence (True/False)4min
Quiz on Tao4min
Semana
2
1 hora para concluir

Essentials of Chinese Painting

In this unit, we introduce the world of Chinese painting, which is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions in the world. We discuss three important features that make Chinese art of painting unique and different from the Western painting. We also analyze the possible philosophical reasons lying behind that difference. By the end of the unit, one will know things like why Chinese paintings are usually not framed and without many colors, or why Chinese people when drawing might prefer having more than one artistic perspective, as well as other aspects of Chinese art....
3 vídeos (total de (Total 25 mín.) min), 3 testes
3 videos
Chinese Paintings of Black and White9min
Are Chinese Paintings a kind of Abstract Art?5min
3 exercícios práticos
Quiz on un-framed Chinese Paintings4min
Quiz on Black and White Chinese Painting4min
Quiz on Are Chinese Paintings a kind of Abstract Art?4min
Semana
3
1 hora para concluir

Essentials of Chinese Music

This unit mainly focuses on three topics of Chinese music culture which are the origin and essence of the Chinese musical style, Confucian effect on the understanding of traditional Chinese music and Contemporary Chinese music development under the influence of western music. It is hoped that after completing this unit, students could feel and realize the uniqueness of Chinese traditional music, and have an overall understanding of the development of Chinese music culture....
3 vídeos (total de (Total 21 mín.) min), 3 testes
3 videos
Chinese Traditional Thought of Music5min
Popular Music in Modern and Contemporary China9min
3 exercícios práticos
Quiz on Essence of Chinese Music4min
Quiz on Chinese Traditional Thought of Music4min
Quiz on Popular Music in Modern and Contemporary China4min
Semana
4
1 hora para concluir

Essentials of Chinese Costume

With a large variety of clothes and accessories, from the dragon robe of emperor to the humble clothes of common people, Chinese traditional costumes show the beauty of the material world. It’s also related to the social classes, feudal ethics and traditional philosophies. This unit centers on three major questions, trying to show specific details of the splendid costumes as well as explaining the cultural implication, such as the ranks of imperial court, the customs of weddings and funerals, the gender issue in Tang dynasty, etc....
3 vídeos (total de (Total 19 mín.) min), 3 testes
3 videos
How Costume Reflected Woman's rights?4min
Chinese-Red and its Opposite4min
3 exercícios práticos
Quiz on Chinese Traditional Costume and Social Status4min
Quiz on Costume and Woman's rights4min
Quiz on Chinese Red and its Opposite4min
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5
1 hora para concluir

Chinese Cuisine

Chinese food is well-known throughout the world for its appearance, aroma and flavor. The uniqueness of Chinese food lies not only in its appearance and flavor, but also in its style of preparation, cooking and presentation. Chinese food culture was gradually formed in the development of Chinese society and civilization and was in turn helped shape the character and temperament of the Chinese people. As a panorama of Chinese culture, Chinese food is generally believed to be one of the best channels to know this country, its people and culture. There is a profound philosophy under Chinese food culture, and this lesson will help the learners understand why eating and drinking is of special importance to the Chinese, not only to their physical wellbeing but also to their mental health and harmony....
5 vídeos (total de (Total 25 mín.) min), 2 testes
5 videos
Guangdong or Cantonese Cuisine3min
Sichuan Cuisine2min
Northern Cuisine5min
Eating for Harmony7min
2 exercícios práticos
Quiz on Introduction and Huaiyang Cuisine4min
Quiz on Guangdong, Sichuan and Northern Cuisine10min
Semana
6
1 hora para concluir

Chinese Traditional Festivals

Festivals are an important part of Chinese culture. A significant number of festivals in folklore are rich in various elements of Chinese traditional culture. Do you know what the most important Chinese holiday is? Do you know what Chinese people eat, what clothes they wear and what other interesting things they do during those holidays? More important do you know the reason why they are doing that? Watch the "Festival Culture" unit to find that out. The unit is rich in contents supplied with exciting media that brings you to the amazing world of Chinese festivals....
4 vídeos (total de (Total 22 mín.) min), 3 testes
4 videos
Spring Festival6min
Dragon Boat Festival4min
Mid-autumn Festival5min
3 exercícios práticos
Quiz on Spring Festival4min
Quiz on Dragon Boat Festival4min
Quiz for Mid-autumn Festival4min
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Melhores avaliações

por JCApr 28th 2017

Fascinating topic, especially Chinese painting. The videos were enjoyable and instructive and the quizzes were tricky but not overly difficult. Glad I took the course. I learned a lot.

por ATAug 4th 2017

A short but interesting course and a good introduction to Chinese Culture. The presentations were very good - lots of relevant visuals. I particularly enjoyed the section on music.

Instrutores

程爱民

Institute for International Students, Nanjing University

张斌

Institute for International Students, Nanjing University

杨居柳

Institute for International Students, Nanjing University

敖雪岗

Institute for International Students, Nanjing University

Sobre Universidade de Nanquim

Nanjing University (NJU) is committed to excellence in teaching and research. Located on the prosperous eastern coast of China, NJU provides a dynamic environment that nurtures learning, creativity, and discovery on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. Taking NJU's university offerings on Coursera will be a rewarding experience for learners from every corner of the world....

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