課程資訊
課程名稱
東亞導論
Introduction to East Asian Studies 
開課學期
111-1 
授課對象
學程  東亞研究學分學程  
授課教師
施世駿 
課號
COSS1001 
課程識別碼
300 10040 
班次
 
學分
2.0 
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
必修 
上課時間
星期一3,4(10:20~12:10) 
上課地點
社科406 
備註
本課程以英語授課。本課程以英語授課。東亞學分學程之必修課程。 總人數上限:80人
總人數上限:70人 
 
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課程概述

This course outlines the East Asian regional development in terms of the political economy, cultural, demographic, and social aspects. Each week we will focus on one of the aforementioned aspects. The course proceeding is divided into three sections exploring these aspects. Relevant readings are assigned for class discussion. Students are required to actively participate in the discussion. 

課程目標
For those who are unable to attend the class in person (either under quarantine or due to entry restrictions to Taiwan), please click the following link to join the online class: https://ntucc.webex.com/ntucc/j.php?MTID=m49c9a06a5a5c0282da755b4f667d603a
Conference No.: 2516 813 7521 Password: 20220905
The class time is every Monday 10:20am-12:10pm (Taipei time).

This course requires active participation. You should try your best to join the discussion. After the class proceeding each week, you may check the recordings at NTU COOL (a cloud database) for off-online study.
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This is an introductory course aiming to provide a wide array of background knowledge to students who are interested in pursuing the East Asian concentration. In addition to lectures given by the instructor, this course invites guest speakers from various disciplines of social sciences and liberal arts to explore the geographical, political, social and cultural dimensions of the East Asian region.
 
課程要求
Class participation, Group presentation and discussion/debate, Final review article. 
預期每週課後學習時數
 
Office Hours
另約時間 備註: By appointment. Please email me. 
參考書目
 
指定閱讀
Please see below the reading list for each week. 
評量方式
(僅供參考)
 
No.
項目
百分比
說明
1. 
Class participation 
20% 
1. Regular class attendance 2. Active participation in class discussion  
2. 
Group presentation and debate 
40% 
1. Topics of the weeks 12, 14, 15 are designed for group presentations and discussions. The participant groups are expected to present a critical summary of the assigned readings, and collect available data in support of their arguments. Please use PowerPoint slides to illustrate the main arguments. 2. Other groups are encouraged to raise questions related to the presentation materials.  
3. 
Review article 
40% 
1. Each student is expected to submit a review article (abridged term paper) on the East Asian political, economic, social, or cultural developments – due one week after the final exam week on December 26th. The review article is expected to be about 2500 words in length, excluding the tables, figures, and bibliography. Its theme should connect with the issues raised during the course proceedings, at least two of the suggested readings, and two more supplementary articles from academic journals of your own choice – written and published in English. 2. Please upload your assignment to the designated NTU Cool space by 8pm, December 26th. Please use your full name as the file name.  
 
課程進度
週次
日期
單元主題
第1週
09/05  Course Introduction 
第2週
09/12  Section 1: Political Economy in East Asia

Lecture: The East Asian Developmental State
 
第3週
09/19  Lecture:The East Asian Developmental Welfare State 
第4週
09/26  Guest speaker
Professor Shiuh-Shen Chien 簡旭伸 (Department of Geography, NTU)
Topic: Area studies: Origin and Change
 
第5週
10/03  Lecture: PR China: A Developmental State? 
第6週
10/10  National Holiday. No class  
第7週
10/17  Guest speaker
Professor emeritus Shu-Jung Lee 李淑容 (Soochow University)
Topic: Poverty and Social Policy in East Asia
 
第8週
10/24  Section 2: Culture and Society in East Asia
Guest speaker
Professor Yu-Ting Lee 李宥霆 (Graduate Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University)
Topic: What is East Asia?
 
第9週
10/31  Guest speaker
Professor Yu-Ting Lee李宥霆 (Graduate Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University)
Topic: Outline of East Asian History
 
第10週
11/07  Guest speaker
Professor Bruce Stronach (Dean Emeritus, Temple University, Japan Campus)
Topic: Why the US and Japan have developed such a close relationship

 
第11週
11/14  Guest speaker
Professor Bruce Stronach (Dean Emeritus, Temple University, Japan Campus)
Topic: How has Japan changed in the post-bubble period
 
第12週
11/21  Section 3: Taiwan in Regional Context (selected topics, open to group presentation)

Lecture: Taiwanese Politics and Cross-strait Relations
 
第13週
11/28  Guest speaker
Professor Shiuh-Shen Chien 簡旭伸 (Department of Geography, NTU)
Topic: Taiwan’s Foreign Aid to the Developing Countries
 
第14週
12/05  Lecture: (Super-)low Fertility and Care Provision in East Asia 
第15週
12/12  Lecture: Futures of East Asia beyond the Pandemic Crisis 
第16週
12/19  Final exam week (No class) 
第17週
12/26  Review article due (Upload to NTU Cool by 8pm). No class