CC142 Ideas and Thought

6 credit points

CC142

Subject Outline

CC142 Ideas and Thought

Lecturer

Dr Soheil Ashrafi

Program Director

Alan Chen

Program Director

Alan Chen

Contact hours/week

6

Co/Pre-requisites

-

Self-study hours/week

8

Credit points

6

Duration

8 weeks


 

Subject Description

This subject seeks to introduce students to philosophy, culture and visual art. It discusses the interrelatedness of key philosophical, cultural and artistic ideas and encourages a scholarly way of thinking. Providing an overview of some of the major historical periods, it focuses on an influential thinker of each age.


 

Assessment Table

Name/No

Type

Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1. Debate

Presentation

40

5

1, 2, 3

2. Research Journal

Journal

60

9

1, 3, 4

 

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, learners will be able to:

1.

Apply critical thinking and logic

2.

Evaluate a key idea, or ideas, from a philosophical movement

3.

Modify their own world view based on considered evaluation of ideas

4.

Discuss some of the key ideas that have shaped Western culture

 

Policy

Attendance: When a student's attendance falls below 80% without adequate explanation, their final mark will be automatically limited to, at best, a Pass.


Late submission: All work submitted after the submission deadline will be limited to a maximum of 50% and will not be accepted after the end of the study period unless special circumstances apply.


Plagiarism and Cheating: Any form of cheating, collusion, or plagiarism will be handled in accordance with the Academic Misconduct and Plagiarism Policy found under the Academic Policies on Raffles Policies and Procedure page.
 

A full description of all rules and regulations is available via the student handbook which is available via our web site.

 

 

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