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UGEC2011 The Making of Modern Singapore

2019-2020年度 第二學期

時間星期三 2:30pm-4:15pm

地點李兆基樓一號演講廳

語言英語

課程講師 李曉康 ((852) 3943 7122 / michaellee@cuhk.edu.hk)

課程簡介

This course traces and examines the development of Singapore from 1819, when Stamford Raffles of the English East India Company established a trading settlement on the island, up to the present. The main focuses of the course will include the political, social and economic development of Singapore since the colonial era up to the post-independent period, the characteristics of the Chinese, Malay and Indian communities in Singapore, the impact of decolonization on Singapore and Southeast Asia, the roles performed by Lee Kuan Yew and the People’s Action Party in the nation-building of Singapore, and a comparison between Singapore and Hong Kong from a historical perspective.

課程大綱
Lecture Date Theme
1 8 Jan Modern Singapore: An Overview
Modern Singapore from Historical Perspective
Lecture Date Theme
2 15 Jan Stamford Raffles: Beginning of Modern Singapore
3 22 Jan Botanic Gardens and Singapore’s Colonial Economy
4 5 Feb Overseas Chinese and Peranakans in Singapore
5 12 Feb The Fall of Singapore and Japanese Occupation
6 19 Feb 9 August 1965
7 26 Feb Nation-Building of Singapore: Lee Kuan Yew and After
Modern Singapore from Political, Social and Economic Perspectives
Lecture Date Theme
8 4 Mar Becoming First World Country: Economic Growth and Development in Singapore
9 11 Mar Reengineering the Society: Public Housing and Central Provident Fund
10 18 Mar Moulding a Nation: Education for Elitism and Meritocracy
11 25 Mar Governing Singapore: The Government Machine under the People’s Action Party
12 8 Apr Filming Singapore: Mass Media and Press Freedom
13 15 Apr Beyond SG50: Singapore Past, Present and Future
課程評核及作業

Attendance (10%)
Online Forum on Required Readings (15%)
Mid-Term Data-Based Questions (25%)
Take-Home Examination (50%)

參考書目

Please refer to the course outline to be available by late December 2019 in this website and elearn blackboard.

學術著作誠信

請注意大學有關學術著作誠信的政策和規則,及適用於犯規事例的紀律指引和程序。詳情可瀏覽網址:http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/policy/academichonesty/

學生遞交作業時,必須連同已簽署的聲明一併提交,表示他們知道有關政策、規則、指引及程序。

  • 如屬小組習作,則所有組員均須簽署聲明;所有組員(不論有否簽署聲明及不論有否直接或間接撰寫有問題的內容)均須負上集體責任及受到懲處。
  • 如作業以電腦製作、內容以文字為主,並經由大學「維誠」系統 (VeriGuide) 提交者,學生將作業的電子檔案上載到系統後,便會獲得收據,收據上已列明有關聲明。

未有夾附簽署妥當的聲明的作業,老師將不予批閱。

學生只須提交作業的最終版本。

學生將作業或作業的一部份用於超過一個用途(例如:同時符合兩科的要求)而沒有作出聲明會被視為未有聲明重覆使用作業。學生重覆使用其著作的措辭或某一、二句句子很常見,並可以接受,惟重覆使用全部內容則構成問題。在任何情況下,須先獲得相關老師同意方可提交作業。

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