ASIAN 200

Introduction to Asian Studies: Methods and Materials

International and Area Studies Kennedy Center for International Studies

Course Description

Sources, materials, and methods of research and writing; critical analysis of research project.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Note

Required of all Asian Studies majors early in the program.

Title

Effective Research and Writing

Learning Outcome

The student will be able to apply effective search strategies to locate and to evaluate information on Asia in all formats (print, electronic, microform, video, DVD) and of all types (books, articles, reference materials, etc.). The student will be able to employ proper research skills to carry out research on a topic related to Asia and present results in oral and written academic reports.

Title

Factual Knowledge

Learning Outcome

The student can identify countries and major geographic features of Asia on a map. The student can relate basic facts about the history, economics, politics, society and cultures of the countries of Asia.