2-Year College of Day Division

DECRYPTION OF INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY

The course structure is a series of interpersonal experience activities designed according to the psychological point of view. First, focusing on the interpersonal interaction of cognitive social psychology. Then dividing students into three small groups, each time according to different interpersonal themes to experiential activities. Exploring self-personality traits, relationships between interpersonal beliefs and native families, psychological mechanisms of interpersonal skills and strategies, emotional awareness and expression, establishment and adjustment of interactive styles. Through the actual interactive experience and group motivation in small groups, students can be aware of their interpersonal style to enhance their interpersonal skills. Finally, back to the big class to share and demonstrate the learning outcomes, and examine and integrate the whole person’s transformation and experience in the curriculum process in a “writing self” way.

Course Learning Goals

  1. Through actual interpersonal group interaction to experience the elements of interpersonal interaction.
  2. To assist students in exploring interpersonal interaction styles and how core values affects the process of interacting with others.
  3. To reduce the frustration caused by students’ gap between ideal self and actual interpersonal relationship, and to enhance students’ self-efficacy and positive self-concept personal.
  4. To expand students’ interpersonal skills, and improve social coping skills.

WORK RIGHT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

This course focuses on labors’ work right in the labor legal system. Besides that, it contents the concept and rethink of social justice and the capacity of practices in daily life according to Christianity belief. The course will contain those items about labor conditions, labor insurance, human and economics and the meaning of work.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Acknowledge the labor`s status in economic relationship.
  2. Clarify the relation between human and work, and the demand of the fulfillment of person.
  3. Distinguish the vary conditions of labor and the protection of that.
  4. Grasp the legal regulation of labor-related insurance system and it`s operation.

GOVERNMENT AND CONSTITUTION OF R.O.C.

This course is a two semester credits are required core curriculum. Curriculum focus as follows:

  1. Study of the basic spirit of the Constitution and the principle: the constitutional doctrine of the origin and development of the evolution of constitutional doctrine and factions, several of the Constitution of the classification of form and substance, the trend of modern constitutional development;
  2. Of human rights theory: the basic human rights of political philosophy, the course of the evolution of human rights theory, in Chapter II of the Constitution our country to protect the basic human rights, development trends of modern human rights (such as environmental rights, three labor rights, the right to know, etc.);
  3. The Government of: To investigate the President, the Executive Yuan, Legislative Yuan , Judicial Yuan, Examination Yuan and Control Yuan of the constitutional role of the functional and organizational terms, and the division of labor relations and checks and balances, etc.;
  4. local governments: the relationship between central and local governments and local systems, especially after the streamlining of the provincial government of the role of local governments;
  5. election, recall, initiative, referendum (the right to four thematic studies);
  6. A Study of the basic national policy (including national defense, foreign affairs, economy, social security, education, culture, border areas, the six sub-title)
  7. Constitution modification and interpretation, as well as changes in the Constitution;
  8. the whole constitutional reform project;
  9. the future and that important constitutional reform.”

Course Learning Goals: This course taught the students a view to have inspired the following levels:

  1. Learn the basic principles of the Constitution of the study and in spirit.
  2. To explore the constitutional organs of our country and the operation of governmental organizations of the theory and practice.
  3. Analysis of the review of the whole constitutional reform project, organizational changes in terms of design and the impact of post-constitutional amendment.
  4. The future of constitutional reform and that important.
  5. To explain the basic human rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the first proposition, the people know the rights and obligations, cultivate constitutional consensus, the implementation of the rule of law, the establishment of a modern civic consciousness.
  6. Integrated country know trends.”

CIVICS AND SOCIETIES

The course is required for sophomores of junior college. It helps students to cultivate students’ self knowledge, to understand differences between genders and to learn respect, to explore issues fo marriage and family,and to understand society and multicultues. Civil dispositions are expected to be mourished to be addapted both psychologically and socioculturally through lectures, discussions and activities.

Course Learning Goals: This course enable students to

  1. understand the organizations and stuctures of the governments,
  2. recognize the legal systems and law knowgedge,
  3. better understanding of various economic situations in this society.

CHEMISTRY

This course will introduce the fundamental knowledge of chemistry, relationship between chemistry and life, effects of chemistry on human and the earth, and the development of chemistry on the future.

Course Learning Goals

  1. Students will understand the importance of chemistry and the relationship between chemistry and life.
  2. Help students to be interesting on chemistry and to utilize the knowledge of chemistry.

CHEMISTRY AND LIFE

This course investigates the importance of chemistry in everyday life. Topics include 1) the spirit of chemical science and its research scope; 2) the composition and structure of a substance, chemical reaction and trends in chemistry; 3) the role of chemistry in life such as food, clothing, housing, transportation, education, entertainment, energy, and marine; 4) the concept of sustainable development and its management.

Course Learning Goals: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to

  1. Understand the impact of chemistry on the Earth, life, and human history
  2. Acquire understandings of the diversity and uniformity of nature as well as the relationship of chemistry among the environment, technology, and human life
  3. Identify the world’s environmental problems caused by chemical reactions
  4. Raise their interest in chemistry, familiarize themselves with the scientific method, develop their problem solving skills and independent learning, and become citizens with scientific literacy”

INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY

This course starts from knowing the heaven, after a short review of historical developments, we will give a full introduction to our current understanding of the universe and the methods to acquire this knowledge. Specific topics are as follows:

First semester: (1) Discovering Astronomy: Discovering the Night Sky; Gravitation and the Laws of Planetary Motion; Light and Telescope; The Origin and Nature of Light. (2) The Solar System: Earth and Moon; Terrestrial Planets; Outer Planets; Vagabonds of Solar System ─ Asteroids, Comets, Meteors and Meteorites; Our Star ─ Sun.

Second semester: (3) Realm of Stars: The Nature of Stars; The Life Cycles of Stars; Death of Starts; Black Holes. (4) The Universe: The Milky Way Galaxy; Galaxies; Quasars and Active Galaxies; The Origin, Evolution and Ending of the Universe; Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.

Course Learning Goals

  1. To provide students the basic knowledge of astronomy and help them understand reports about new astronomical discoveries on the media.
  2. To inspire students recognize more deeply the role of science in civilization through appreciating the effort to understand the universe by humankind and thus achieved results.

WORLD CIVILIZATION HISTORY

This subject is approved as a core compulsory course that aims to provide students a foundation for the development of Language objective included in Wenzao’s 3L education goals.

The content of「World Civilization History」contains the time ranged from BC to 2017 AD, including era of myth, ancient civilizations of West Asia, Egypt and India, Greece and Roman classical civilization, the formation of Christian World and the Rising of Islam and Buddhism, Byzantine civilization, Renaissance, Enlightenment, Africa, Central and South America civilization and the development of modern culture.
The course will not only have a broad introduction of all covered civilizations, but also have an in depth discussion of selected topics. We hope to provide students with a basic and focused comprehension of the history of all major civilizations in the world, so that students can have a macro breakthrough point to understand the various civilizations that affect the world today.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To explore the developments, characteristics and achievements of different civilizations, and reflect upon their impacts on our modern world.
  2. To contemplate the cultural interactions of world civilizations.
  3. To appreciate, cherish and protect the cultural legacies of each civilization.
  4. To extend the horizon of international perspectives and the empathy for other cultures.

BIOLOGY

The contents include life phenomena ; cell’s structure and physiology; biological diversity; nutrition and digestion; breath and excretion; circulation and immunity; nerve and movement; internal secretion and reproduction; gene and heredity; biological technology and application; nature reservation and sustainable developement.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To enable students to philosophize about the mysteries of life, and to understand the relationship between the biology and life.
  2. To enable students to recognize the commonality and diversity of life in the biosphere, appreciate the beauty of life in harmony with nature, respect for life, and care about the environment.
  3. So that students can develop the capabilities of observation, reasoning, and critical thinking to solve all problems they encountered.

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND MODEN LIFE

This course discusses topics in biotechnology such as life, food, drug, energy and environment and links the relationship of human and technology. Students will be able to develop basic concpets of biotechnology and scientific literacy.

Course Learning Goals: Students will be able to understand the recent and future developments in biotechnology.

PHYSICS IN LIFE

This course introduces nonscience majors to applications of physics in life through observations. Students will be guided to investigate the concepts of physics so as to inspire their scientific ideas, independent thinking, and logical reasoning abilities.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To understand the concepts of physics.
  2. To acquire problem solving skills with the application of theories of physics.
  3. To develop scientific attitudes through logical reasoning.

STATISTICS IN LIFE

Statistics is a science which obtains information and messages from data. This generation, with its constant emphasis on data, generally requires people to utilize statistical messages in everyday life to make decisions and create future plans. This course does not emphasize statistics as a discipline of math but, rather, introduces the statistical problems and basic statistical concepts we encounter in our everyday life so students will become familiar with data and be able to effectively and accurately understand and adopt it. The course provides a wide, interdisciplinary, and integrated view of statistics as a tool which supplements the research of other areas of knowledge. It is divided into two sections: the first relates to statistics involved in the axial orientation of problem solving and introduces the utilization of statistics. The second part involves activity oriented and pragmatic operations in statistical investigation.

In the section on statistical concepts and utilization, this course teaches students to be familiar with data in our life by observing the world through data at hand. This is done by exploring and understanding the significance of data through the statistical aspects of life, the source of information, and the organization and display of data. In the section concerning pragmatic operations in statistical examination, this course teaches students how to collect data, how to quantify it, and how to display it through pragmatic operations. Students will, therefore, further learn about statistical concepts and obtain an integral perspective on statistics in various academic disciplines.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Help students understand the basic tenets related to statistics in our life.
  2. Cultivate students’ skills in utilizing statistics to solve life’s problems.
  3. Inspire students in realizing their creative potential in presenting the art of numbers.
  4. Help students obtain the ability to evaluate arguments related to data.
  5. Cultivate students’ ability to learn independently and participate in advanced studies throughout their lives.
  6. Help students to have a disposition toward actively participating in public issues related to their lives.

LIFE AND ENVIRONMENT

This course explores the interation between the human daily choice being andthe earth environment mainly.

First, it introduces human daily choice being how to make itself to environment’s problem.

Secondly, it pay attention to the processing for human daily choice being how to impact the environment.
Finally, it studies the environmental problems and discuss the solutionsof the problems.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To enable students to understand the relations between human daily choice being and environment.
  2. To enable students to understand to inspect the production process
    of artifact, how to impact the environment.
  3. By Observation, Link, Narrative three kinds training. To enforce studentsunderstanding the link between self choice and environment.
  4. To encourage students to care about the environment, and be able to debate the environmental issues which is an ability that world citizens should have.

4-Year College of Day Division

PSYCHOLOGY IN CONTEMPORARY LIFE

It aims to introduce various psychological phenomena derived from the concept of positive psychology which includes related theory, results of empirical research, and methods of implementation in the reality. It is hoped that after learning students can live positively, think healthily, have a normal development and the quality of life be elevated so that they can help other people after helping themselves.

It assists students to adapt themselves to the modern life and possess positive thinking. After knowing themselves, the individual goals can be achieved, happy and healthy feelings found. Internal self will be explored and the strength of virtue and gratitude as well as self-regulation and self-control well managed; therefore, positive interpersonal and altruistic behavior can be cultivated.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Students will understand the mind theory of positive psychology; basic perspective, significant principles and results of empirical research;
  2. They will learn how to conduct positive thinking in various ways and recognize the link and fun between academic research and daily life;
  3. It inspires students to explore themselves and search for the meaning and goal of life; consequently, they will have joyful and healthy life attitude and
  4. comprehend the positive behavior and virtue in interpersonal relationship so as the altruistic behavior can be strengthened.

PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTION FOR HEALTH

Course Learning Goals: –

ALL-OUT DEFENSE EDUCATION(I)

This course introduces students to national security education, national defense concepts, common sense concerning civil defense, basic training and other related military courses. This cultivates students’ understanding of national security and national defense so students will be in touch with the present national defense situation and have a deeper knowledge of it.

Course Learning Goals

  1. Defense mobilization: help students to create an understanding of concepts concerning national defense mobilization and to be aware of the importance of integrating national and civil defense.  Defense mobilization: help students to create an understanding of concepts concerning national defense mobilization and to be aware of the importance of integrating national and civil defense.  
  2. National defense introduction: help students have a proper understanding of the national security and to understand the security policies of our country and others in the world.  
  3. Basic training: help students understand how to pose a posture in order to cultivate a good attitude and cooperative abilities.  
  4. National defense policies: help students understand national consciousness and national concepts.

ALL-OUT DEFENSE EDUCATION MILITARY TRAINING - NATIONAL DEFENSE POLICIES

  1. Discuss the basic tenets of our country’s national security policies and the development of Mainland China policies. Discuss the basic tenets of our country’s national security policies and the development of Mainland China policies.
  2. Introduce our national security laws and crisis management mechanisms.
  3. Explain military service and volunteer army career plans.  

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Help students understand national security policies and laws.

  2. Help students understand the operational methods of our nation’s national security policies, as well as the organizations and offices which implement national security policies.

  3. Help students understand mainland China’s Taiwan policy.

  4. Help students understand the development of our nation’s Mainland China policy, as well as the relationship between Mainland China and national security policies.

  5. Help students understand our nation’s national security resources, organization, and disaster prevention and rescue mechanisms.

  6. Help students understand the military service system and military personnel recruitment plans.

ALL-OUT DEFENSE EDUCATION MILITARY TRAINING - INTERNATIONAL SITUATIONS

  1. Primarily discusses regional security and the development of the present Cross Strait situation. Also introduces content and significance of armed conflict laws.
  2. Explains important international security issues and how our nation deals with them within the context of the wave of globalization.
  3. Strengthen education concerning the enemy and defense, in addition to introducing methods of distinguishing ship personnel.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Help students understand present circumstances and changes in present international and regional security situations.
  2. Help students realize the necessity of armed conflict laws, as well as the rights and duties each country must respect.
  3. Help students be familiar with important present international security issues such as geopolitics, new types of warfare, weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, food security, cross-border population movement, energy security, climate change, cultural and other issues; students will also gain an understanding of the close relationship between these issues and our country.
  4. Help students be familiar with the current national situation and consider the country’s long-term stability, in addition to assisting students in being able to pragmatically realize these national defense ideals.

GLOBAL CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT CHANGE

This course focuses on trends in climate and environmental changes, current situations the extent of climate change effects in the world, adaptation strategies developed by areas under the impact of climate change, and the creation of a sense of crisis in climate change adaptation.

Course Learning Goals: Students will

  1. Understand the control factors of Earth’s climate system
  2. Acquire the knowledge of substitute materials and principles of their application in paleoclimatology
  3. Understand the impact of climate system on the Earth, life, and even human history
  4. Identify the environmental problems caused by human impacts, especially the problem of glogal warming
  5. Create a sense of crisis in sustainable development and climate change adaptation

MEET SPAIN IN KAOHSIUNG

This course aims to facilitate students to be able to understand and discover the Spanish cultural traits from the surrounding area. Starting from the history of Spain, students will learn the role played by Spain in the era of great voyages and the reasons why the Spaniards came to Taiwan. At the same time, we will also discuss how the Spanish culture find its way into Kaohsiung’s religious beliefs and culture through reading the classic literature. In addition, we expect students to learn about the Spanish culture at their fingertips with a relaxed pace.

Course Learning Goals: Students will

  1. To understand the relationship between Kaohsiung and Spanish culture.
  2. To understand the Spanish heritage, art and human development in the Kaohsiung area.
  3. To develop a student’s attitude towards learning.

GEOGRAPHY

This curriculum content includes

  1. Geography basic skill: Data collection, synthesis and analysis, map interpretation, man-land relations, region diversity.
  2. Natural resources (terrain, climate, hydrology, soil, biology and so on) use and care.
  3. Population, life style of people and culture diversity, the economic development and so on.

Course Learning Goals: This curriculum’s goal includes:

  1. To enable students to understand the geographical environment.
  2. To encourage students to care about the environment and different society, and be able to debate the environmental issues.
  3. To promote students to have the geography basic concept and the skill as well as the data collection and analysis ability.

GENDER AND FAMILY LAW

This course explores gender related legal regulations, including the legal issues happened in dating, working and marriage. Legal issues involved in cohabits, date rapes, enzokousai (having sex with teen age girls by giving them money), sexual harassment, engagement, getting married, divorce, property distribution between marriage couple, affairs, domestic violence, etc. are going to be discussed in case studies.

Course Learning Goals:  

  1. To understand the legal regulations of civil laws and criminal laws on genders and marriage.
  2. To develop knowledge of the legal regulations on genders and marriage.
  3. To develop the concepts of gender equality, to learn how to respect oneself and the others.
  4. To clearly understand one’s own rights.

GENDER RELATIONSHIP

This course is to explore (1) socialization of gender roles:role loss and introspecdtion, gender stereotypes and personality development in different genders, (2) patterns of gender communication:self-concept of different genders, sexual communication, and body images, (3) affectional management: the essence of affection and love, the entanglement of love and sex, and the art of break-up, (4) exploration of sex: knowledge of sex, attitudes toward sex, premartial sex and crisis, date rape, secual harrassment and sexual assault, homosexual love, and (5) gender roles in family and marriage.

Course Learning Goals: This course enable students to 1. construct concept of gender equality and respecdt attitudes from introspcetion of traditional gender roles.2. understand gender differences to reduce communication fallacies resulted from gender stereotypes in order to reinforce good interaction. (3) clarify differences between sex and love, to learn how to manage the affection, and to face the break-up with healthy attitudes. 4. explore issurs of sexual harassment, date rape,,and so on. teach students know how to prevent the tragedies and to know how to help others. 5. explore relations and dynbamics in families and marriage.

LAW AND LIFE

This course is a required course designed for 3rd year of 5-year junior college students.The purpose of this course is to introduce the following topics: meanign of law, Constitutions, government, civil law, criminal law, and various lawsuits in daily life.

Course Learning Goals: The course objectives includes:

  1. enable students to have a better unserstanding of the concepts of the modern democracy.
  2. to recognize the purpose of Constitution and hierachacial structures of government.
  3. to have a better knowledgs related the lawsuit of common daily life.

KNOWING THE WORLD THROUGH INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH MEDIA

This course provides the selected up-to-date news materials from international English media, such as CNN, BBC, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, etc.. The chosen materials will cover all fields—politics, economics, environment, science, culture, art, literature, etc.. Through weekly watching, listening, reading, and analyzing the materials, the participants are exposed to the contemporary world in its multiplicity and mobility. The participants, furthermore, are to develop not only an awareness of significant global issues but also the ability to analyze them. On the whole, this course is designed to equip the participants to become better global citizens, with open-mindedness, holistic world views, and cultural literacy.

Course Learning Goals:  

  1. To be aware of the significant events and issues in various fields and places
  2. To understand the viewpoints of various media or reporters
  3. To develop analytic skills
  4. To nurture cultural literacy
  5. To be familiar with the English vocabulary, phrases, technical terms, etc. used in reports or interviews

SOCIAL & PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES AND ADAPTATION

The course is designed for students at the level of 2-year College and lower 4-year College respectively. Its purpose is to help students comprehend current social and psychological problems in Taiwan . Topics included family issues,depressive and suicide issues, prostitute, juvenile delinguency, abnornal behavior issues, classifications and treatments of mental disorders, sex-role identity issues, and stress coping skills.

Course Learning Goals: Through this course, the students will be able to a).understand and observe the different aspects of social and psychological problems, b). increase coping skills and problem-solving skills to the social and psychological problems ,and c).love, help, empathy, care , and serve others and society.

SOCIAL INNOVATION AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: PUBLIC SECTOR AND PRIVATE SECTOR

The course is designed with the theoretical support of social entrepreneurship and social innovation. Thus, the introduction of operational models and implementations in the first sector (Government) and the second sector (Private Business) will be covered in this course. With the aim of solving the social problems, it introduces the triple bottom lines of social enterprises that take care of social, economic, and environmental sustainability. This course will include lectures in the classroom, workshops, and practices that intend to motivate students to think with reflection regarding traditional capitalism. Therefore the understanding of socio-economy can expected through the social involvement with activity design. The lead of opening different lenses of students to view the human nature toward sustainability can be discovered from the collaborative courses with reflective thinking and training.

Course Learning Goals

  1. Understand the social entrepreneurship and social innovation operation in the first sector.
  2. Understand the social entrepreneurship and social innovation operation in the second sector.
  3. Obtain the reflective thinking capability in terms of social entrepreneurship and social innovation.
  4. Incubate the thinking from the perspective of socio-economy than enhances the civil behavior and citizenship.

CONTRACT AND CIVIL LAW

This course, which belongs to general education, is 2 credits in one semester. The content is to introduce the main concept and principles of civil law of ROC, especially the right/duty of civil law system. Besides that, it contains the important conditions and regulations in a contract. With various cases, the course aims to achieve possible resolutions for problems ranging from signing up a contract and other related disputes. So the course, based on the level of university students, would not emphasize abstract theory, but brings forward some legal problems in daily life and the way to resolve it. It will introduce some commercial laws, such as bill law, insurance law, and corporation law, that are related to the cases.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To know the spirit of civil law of this country.
  2. To realize the important conditions, efficiency, and regulations of a legal behavior.
  3. To distinguish the characteristics of every main contract.
  4. To interpret the key point and inspire possible resolution of a case.
  5. To culture the habits of protecting one’s rights and to know how to respect others.
  6. To think of a question by concepts.
  7. To have the spirit of ruling of law.

TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES AND LIFE

This course aims to give students the basic understanding of the technology industries in Taiwan and the close relationship with their daily life. Three major industries will be covered in the class: opto and semiconductor industries, information and communication industries, and green energy industries.
Through the understanding of the basic theories, and the introduction and the progress of each different industries, combining the possible future development and supply chain analysis, make students understand deeper for the technology products in their daily life. This will provide students a special work skill and wider job opportunity after graduation.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To acknowledge the basic concepts of the technology industry in Taiwan.To acknowledge the basic concepts of the technology industry in Taiwan.
  2. To understand the impact of the technical products on their daily life and learn the technical English of the technology industry. 
  3. By understanding the basic scientific principles, the modern trend and the future of technology development, give students a special working skill and wider job opportunity after graduation.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION

This course will combine the basics of relevant science in life. It is a multidisciplinary field that contains the nature of the material and its application in various fields of science and engineering. It is the science of the relationship between the preparation of materials, the processing technology, the microstructure of the material and the macroscopic structure of the material. This course is to help students understand and deal with important issues such as energy shortages, resource shortages, environmental pollution, disease prevention and treatment, through cross-disciplinary applied research. In addition, students can learn about how can promote the modernization of Taiwan’s science and technology industry through cross-cutting research. So that students prepare for future employment in the workplace.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Understand the field of scientific research and the basic scientific theory of knowledge.
  2. Understand the application of technology in life.
  3. Know how technology can solve the complex problems and affect our societies.
  4. Discuss the pros and cons of technology.
  5. Enhance students’abilities and raise their interests to read technology-related reports.
  6. Develop fundamental science-knowledge to live in modern society.
  7. Promote students’competencies for getting jobs.

EXPLORATION ON AESTHETIC SENSE

The principles of aesthetics are not only applicable to art appreciation, but to our everyday lives as well. This course primarily seeks to instill notions of principles such as harmony, appropriateness, genuineness, naturalness, and others.

This course teaches students the habits of inquiring into and reading about various types of problems in helping them to explore their real life needs and perform introspection about the kind of lives they lead, in addition to encouraging them in the formation of an aesthetic point of view.
Students are also called upon to be personally aware of their own lives, to cultivate their ability to feel, and to be introspective. They are also asked to create an aesthetic point of view, to form a proper civil consciousness, and to learn self-restraint.

Course Learning Goals: Help students:

  • Improve their basic ability to be critical and make distinctions.
  • Help students to become a modern person with aesthetic attitudes, as *well as abilities and tastes.
  • Cooperate in learning.
  • Create good reading habits.
  • Internalize the cultural qualities of a modern civil society.

MUSIC

Designed for non-music major, but interested in music. Focusing on

  • the practice of aesthetic education, exposure to music habitually and apreciate music embodied.
  • Eradicate the stereotype toward music appreciation and classical music, establish a personal relationship with music,
  • cultivate aesthetic accomplishment, improve the quality of life.

Course Learning Goals

Cognition

  1. to arouse the self-awareness towards life
  2. to establish the concept of music, extend the depth and width on personal musical capabilities
  3. to use as preventive measure in caring personal body and soul.
  4. to explore music performing creatively

Skill

  1. to build up the skill of appreciating music
  2. to use DIY as methods to relieve emotional stress
  3. to build up the ability of selecting and distiguishing proper music for certain context

Knowledge

  1. to realize and explain the importance of music appreciation
  2. to transfer the experience of music appreciation into concepts
  3. to prepare the understanding of music appreciation for the futur

PHILOSOPHY

This course will introduce the main thoughts of western philosophy and teach students the correct thoughts that can be followed. The course will encourage students to understand the characteristics of western thinking and their influences towards western culture so as to enhance the communication between Chinese and western cultures. Students will also cultivate the correct attitude toward life and the world. Teachers will talk about the conditions and possibilities to get objective truth, the dignity and fundamental rights of a person, the personal ethics and social ethics.

Course Learning Goals: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Clarify personal moral values
  2. Construct reasonable and practical ethical criteria
  3. Develop moral judgments and decision-making models for resolving personal
    ethical dilemmas
  4. Acquire background knowledge for advanced studies
  5. Expand the depth and richness of personal life

SUNTZU AND STRATEGY

The book, Sun-Tzu, will be construed by modern strategy in this course.

After briefly discussing Sun-Tzu, his book and the essential concepts of strategy, the instructor will guide the students to read all thirteen chapters in Sun-Tzu.

Also, the strategic characteristics of Sun-Tzu will be systematically compared and contrasted based on viewpoints from both Chinese and western critics.

Lastly, the application of the concept of Sun-Tzu in other fields, such as management, will be further discussed.

Course Learning Goals

  1. To inspire students to think deeper and familiarize them with Sun-Tzu’s thoughts and sayings through reading the thirteen chapters in the book, Sun-Tzu.
  2. To strengthen students’ abilities to adapt themselves to the changing world by acquiring the basic concept of strategy.
  3. To provide fundamental knowledge for students who are interested in studying Sun-Tzu and strategy.

TRAVEL AND WRITING

This course explores the connections between travel and writing. While traveling in a particular a city or area, one makes contacts on various levels, and through sensing, observing, recording and research, one picks up the role as a writer. The contents and techniques of travel writing will also be explored. The many aspects of human civilization will be included in our contacts and studies, such as custom, living style, history, architecture, arts, music, aesthetics, religion, philosophy, science, technology, landscape, nature, and crisis, etc.. Hopefully through linking the traveler’s eye and the writer’s pen, we might develop a deeper understanding of other cultures and our own, and might have better potential to become positive participants of the presence and the future of our Earth.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To be familiar with the various aspects of travel,
  2. To be familiar withwriting in its various aspects,
  3. To be familiar with the various aspects of travel writing, and
  4. To develop writing abilities based on travelling experience

ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

This course introduces the development of energy technolgy under the impact of globalization. Topics covered may include global environmental issues, primary and secondary energy sources, green energy technology, energy technology materials, biotechnolgy for energy, and bioenergy. Students will gain an advanced understanding of energy technolgy and construct the concept of sustainable development.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Understand the importance of energy technology and the difference among countries in the world. 
  2. Learn the basic principles of solor cooker and materials that could be applied in the manufacturing process by hands-on activities.
  3. Develop basic science and energy literacy through the combination of theory and practice.

FAN, PERVASION, MYSTERY—INTERDISCIPLINARY DIALOGUE ON BODY, MIND, AND SPIRIT

This course forcuses its discussions on issues of the mind, body, and spirit. Through interdisciplinary perspectives, three faculty members of different disciplines and students will dialogues on eleven topics on these regards. The three faculty members would provide their perspectives and reflections on the issues to guide students’ dialogue and discussion in class so that students may develop the capacity to use interdisciplinary perspective to observe phenomena, raise questions, formulate insights, and establish their convictions and confidence to face the ever-changing world.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To understand the content and significance of human mind, body and spirit
  2. To understand how people learn to use their bodies and productively apply them
  3. To.understand how people learn to know their world and to establish a way to interactive with the external world from inside out and from the near to the far
  4. To Learn how to find treasures useful to oneself in the midst of the world where information is pervasive
  5. To understand how people become fascinated by various things and to find how one may develop profound life force through such fascination
  6. To Learn why people cooperate what does evolution mean to humanity How is a community of life formed what significance does these mysterious issues have to us

MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY

The course is created in response to the needs and challenges of love for college students (young adult stage), for the purposes of helping them build healthy intimate relationships and prepare to have stronger family relationships in the future. This curriculum is based on the framework of Family and Marriage Theory, and it contains the essential principles and skills to help students improve their management on emotions and affections. The learning includes cognitive, affective, psychic, and interpersonal domains. This course focuses on clarification of values to help the students understand the influence of secularism on emotional expression, intimate relationship, and marital choice. This will empower the students to have the ability of introspection and to take corrective actions to meet the needs of love and pursuit true happiness.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Acknowledge the importance of correct value and ideas of marriage and family in building a healthy family.
  2. Clarify the influence of gender issues and the myth of love toward the intimate action in today’s society.
  3. Apply the principles of dating and courtship to fulfill the desires of love in one’s young adult stage.
  4. Understand the essential factors of choosing a spouse and building a happy family.

MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND LIFE

Introduces fundamental concepts of science and technology and the development of modern technology. Topics covered may include biology, chemistry, telecommunication, optoelectronics, energy and environmental science as well as their uses and applications in our daily lives. In addition, studies in ethics, law, and technolgy help students pay attention to controversial social and ethical issues caused by technology.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To improve the student’s technological literacy by real-life examples and the conceptual understanding of basic principles in science and technology.
  2. To apply newly acquired concepts to solve practical problems so as to build resilience to future challenges and to make life in the future better.

4-Year College of Division of Continuing Education

MODERN EUROPEAN CULTURES AND CIVILIZATIONS

The directive of this course is to encourage students in understanding the implications of modern European culture and civilization. Lectures start with the origins of the development of the Renaissance movement and course content also includes religious reformation, commercialism, the Enlightenment, the ideological trend of Romanticism, the Industrial Revolution and its influence, nineteenth century literary and artistic ideological trends, the development of Liberalism, and the development of twentieth century science, philosophy, literature, and art, as well as other topics.

Course Learning Goals: Students are inspired to gain an understanding of the significance of the European culture and civilization through instruction on the modern European cultural history.  This course will improve students’ abilities in the following manners:Students are inspired to gain an understanding of the significance of the European culture and civilization through instruction on the modern European cultural history.  This course will improve students’ abilities in the following manners:

  1. Students will gain a greater understanding of the Western culture and civilization and further gain a better international perspective.  
  2. Achieve one of the important standards of the general education.  That is, give students a wider perspective concerning the European culture and civilization.  
  3. Allow students to have a greater sentiment towards the humanities and be more culturally accomplished.

LOGICS

This course aims to cultivate students’ ability and habit to think independently and correctly. Students will understand the rules and methods of inference, including deductive and inductive sections. This course will enable students to prepare correct life attitude. Teachers will introduce the identification and classification of ideology by teaching traditional logics along with semantics and other theories in modern logics. Students will also learn about the meaning of judgment and inference (deductive and inductive).

Course Learning Goals: The course will help student learn the basic theory and terminology of logic. In fact, the course will focus on guiding students to discuss and analyze the matters and phenomena in daily life logically as well as help them develop their rational, independent, and critical thinking skills.

FOREST RESOURCES AND GREEN INDUSTRY

This course introduces students to the current situation and significant influences of
forest environment, local climate change, national land conservation, and forest as a carbon sink. In addition, the concept of sustainable forest management is covered in this course. Additional topics include: (a) the importance of forest resources (b) the characteristics and biological diversity of Taiwan’s forests (c) the significance of sustainable forest management and sustainable use (d) the impact of Taiwan’s forests and local climate change (e) the relationship between forest environment and the quality of human life (f) the role of forests in carbon sequestration, reduction of carbon emissions, and carbon sinks (g) the crisis and opportunities for the world’s forests (h) the development of green industry (i) the visit of National Forest Parks in Taiwan

Course Learning Goals: Students will be able to

  1. Learn the importance of and issues of sustainable development of forest resources as well as its impact on the quality of human life
  2. Examine the dramatic climate change in Taiwan and the responding strategies
  3. Develop accurate values and wisdom for rational criticism

THE EXPLORATION OF CHILDHOOD:CULTURE, HISTORY AND MEMORY

The purpose of this course is to serve students with a base of knowledge regarding the “shaping” of childhood, which was influenced by various factors such as the family, society and time. Basically, childhood is generally accepted as a “natureal” and “unchanging” stage in life. However, historical studies have proven to us that the meanings and experiences of childhood are constructed in different cultural contexts around the world. Hence, this course explores how culture, history, memory, class, gender, religion, food and geographic location have created unequal access to the shaping of childhood in diverse historical contexts.

Course Learning Goals

  1. Practice reflective and critical thinking about the important issues regarding children from past to present.
  2. Develop their ability to discuss with groups how children experience their life and how the adult world realizes them through historical contexts and artefacts.
  3. Improve their writing and oral skills, which are demonstrated through the required assignments and presentations that engage students with historical literature and relevant research works on childhood.

CALCULUS

This is a two-semester course. Calculus is the basic mathematics for studies in law, business, medicine, agriculture, and engineering. Integration and differentiation are the two parts of calculus. This course puts emphasis on calculus in economics, statisctics, and the theory of compound interest.

Course Learning Goals: Students will be able to

  1. Develop basic calculation skills
  2. Connect the learning of math with Business courses
  3. Inspire their competence in analysis, summarization, calculation, and reasoning
  4. Promote mathematical competence for further studies in academic disciplines

DATA AND DATA ERA

This course helps students to develop the mathematical thinking and arts in dealing with data in response to the demand of in our modern time. The course involves the relationship of data and daily life in relation to data collection, data sources, data exploration, and data comprehension. We aim at encouraging students to think statistically and to learn how to analyze basic data. Furthermore, this course assists students in learning how to collect data, how to quantify it, and how to display it through pragmatic operations. Students will, after taking this course, learn furhter knowledge about data concepts and obtain an integral perspective on data in various academic disciplines.

Course Learning Goals

  1. Help students to understand the basic concepts of data in the daily life.
  2. Cultivate students’ skills to utilize statistics to solve data problems in studies and in life situations.
  3. Inspire students to explore their potential creativity in dealing with numbers.
  4. Help students to obtain the ability to evaluate arguments related to data.
  5. Develop students’ ability to learn independently and participate in advanced studies throughout their lives.
  6. Helps students to actively participate in public issues related to their lives.

5-Year Junior College of Day Division

INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION:TAIWAN IMAGE

The present course will be an one-semester-long journey into the topic of learning Taiwan. As intercultural communicators, students will be guided to learn Taiwan from its history as well as geography, depicting Taiwan themselves. Topics discussed in class include culture of food, Taiwan education, Taiwan festivals, aboriginal peoples, Taiwan religions, language and non-verbal communication, and Taiwan democracy, etc. Through topic-oriented lectures, in-class discussion, field trips, and group presentations, course participants, as intercultural communicators, will learn to recognize how Taiwan is formed today. At the same time, students themselves also experience intercultural communication and negotiation with the ones from other countries. At the end of the present journey, students not only learn Taiwan but also acquire the intercultural competence. Students learn to respect individual value and culture.

Course Learning Goals: At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. learn Taiwan from its history as well as geography and from the aspect of intercultural communication.
  2. cultivate the intercultural competence.
  3. respect individual value and culture.

INTERDISCIPLINARY TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS

Nowadays, it requires researches or activities which combine two or more academic disciplines to solve the complex problems that we face today. In recent years, this type of work is called an interdisciplinary approach and one of the hottest scientific methods. The epidemiological diseases or global warming need to integrate and connect diverse disciplines, for instance, biology, chemistry, geography, and physics to investigate these extremely complex issues. Many modern technologies, such as nanotechnology, electro-optical science, biomaterials science, and green technology, are categorized as interdisciplinarity. In this course, many currently emerging technologies will be covered, including 3D printing, nanotechnology, display technology, medical therapies, technology of data storages, and biochips technology, etc. Moreover, a field trip to visit Pingtung Biotechnology Park will be arranged to help students gain more information and understanding for the development of the Taiwanese industry.

Course Learning Goals

  1. Build up some basic knowledge of biology, chemistry, and physics.
  2. Identify what interdisciplinary researches are and their applications.
  3. Know how interdisciplinary technologies can solve the complex problems and affect our societies.
  4. Discuss the pros and cons of the interdisciplinary technology.
  5. Enhance students’ abilities and raise their interests to read technology-related reports.
  6. Develop fundamental science-knowledge to live in modern society.
  7. Promote students’ competencies for getting jobs.

THE PRACTICE OF LABOR LAW

The purpose of this course is to demonstrate the current situations of labor regulatons and its application in Taiwan. It contains:1.Constitution related Three major labor rights.2. Basic rights of labor market about labor identification, labor conditions, and retirements.3. labor regulaton related insurences, layoff, aged, death rregulations.4. policies related to allowence, bonus, and health care.

Course Learning Goals: This course enable students:

  1. To know the labor role and status in modern society.
  2. To understand the labor law and its related regulations and policies.
  3. To be familiar with the various legal issues of insurences, policies of legal rights.

GREEN TECHNOLOGY AND LOW-CARBON LIFE

Under the gradual depletion of natural resources and rapid change the Earth, this course attempts to instill students correct knowledge of energy, the attitude of use of energy, and the consensus of environmental sustainability in order to achieve effective use of green energy and global warming issues about low-carbon lifestyle. In addition, this course tries to teach students the modern trend and the future of new green energy, and how to use green energy technology to create a convenient and sustainable low-carbon life.

Course Learning Goals: The course aims to help students develop sense of low-carbon life and awaken their consciousness about the importance of the earth with application of green energy technology and creation of a low-carbon life. Through the design and introduction of the course, students can realize the rapid change of the environment and treasure the limited energy and resources of the earth. Besides, they will have clear awareness of new knowledge and application of green energy and technology by implementing a feasible plan on campus and family.

EXPLORATING TAIWAN CULTURE

This course explores different sides of Taiwanese culture from the history of development, environment and interactions between ethnic groups. It includes the special cultural customs of each Taiwanese ethnic groups, relationship between each groups, family relationship, religion, education and development of society.

Course Learning Goals

  1. To cultivate an active interest in exploring Taiwanese history and culture.
  2. To understand the changes of Taiwanese society and culture and know more about your life and environment.
  3. To cultivate human qualities of reading, analysis, and critical thinking and to have capacity for independent thinking of the relationship between traditonal and morden society.

MATHEMATICS

The content of this course is based on the course outline for the 12-year basic education published by the Ministry of Education in the field of mathematics. It will help students to apply mathematics for other classes and areas. This course aims to develop students’ abilities, such as analysis, induction, calculation and inference as a basis for learning other knowledge in the future and for developing interest in other areas of study.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To provid all students the equal opportunity to learn mathematics and understand mathematics
  2. To help students to develop mathematics concepts and skills of learning and application
  3. To train students to have independent thinking, reasoning and calculating, and the ability of using tools
  4. To help students to develop skills to explore and solve the problem
  5. To help students to admire concepts of liberty arts and culture aesthetics

MATHEMATICS II

This course is required for the students at the Junior College Division in the first two years. It offers 2 credits for each semester of the first year, and 2 credits for one semester of the second year. The content of the course is based on the course outline for the five-year-college made by the Ministry of Education. This course is helpful for the students who want to take the related courses in the future, such as statistics, calculus and business courses. This course aims to develop students’ abilities, such as analysis, induction, calculation and inference, for future learning and interests.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To give student a basic understanding of mathematics concepts. 
  2. To train students to develop independent thinking ability and the skills of reasoning and calculation. 
  3. To train students to explore and solve the problem.

HISTORY I

  1. The axis of this course is political history. In each class, students will be taught important events and ideas. The entire course will be complemented with cultural and socio-economic history.
  2. Specific questions will be designed based on what students have learned in junior high school, for further discussions. The questions will emphasize the comprehensiveness of history and the establishment of a historical viewpoint.
  3. Extensive readings will introduce some research results that have been generally acknowledged by contemporary academics of history to achieve objectiveness in the class.
  4. In addition to lecturing, pictures will be used to help students to learn.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To guide students to use the historical knowledge they have acquired in junior high school as a basis to learn more about modern China and Taiwan.
  2. To enhance students’ knowledge of history and humanities, in order to recognize the significance and value of history.
  3. To guide students to develop the abilities of independent thinking, analyzing, and introspecting through the historical changes and the development between cause and effect.
  4. To expand students’ historical vision in order to help them care more about the society and people.
  5. To help students understand the traits of national development, cultural thinking and society changes.
  6. To develop the students’ identity of their hometown, nation, and country.

HISTORY II

  1. The timeline will be divided into ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary, so that students will learn different events in their chronological order.
  2. The axis of this course is political history and, based on the subject of each unit, important cultural and social events (from ancient times to the contemporary period) will be discussed regarding their influence on the country, in order to obtain a comprehensive understanding of history and various viewpoints.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To help students establish the basic knowledge and understanding of cultures all over the world, in order to broaden their horizons, make them broad-minded, and understand and care about the world.
  2. To help students establish the foundations of jobs or advanced researches about diplomacy, political, economy, trade and other fields.
  3. Through learning from each other, students will be a better person.
  4. By historical knowledge, students can understand trends of the world in the future, in order to develop prospect of individual and the country.

STUDY FOR HISTORY,CULTURE AND LIFE

This course investigates how images interprete history and convey historical consciousness from the aspect of cultural history and public historical consciousness. The meaning of reality and ficiton in images is also discussed. Topics to be reviewed include the essence of History by means of the addition of narration as well as the relationship among history, culture and life.

Course Learning Goals: Students will be able to

  1. Understand the basics of Public History and Historiophoty
  2. Analyze the historical narrative and historical thinking of movies
  3. Grasp the relationship between historical images and culture

THE DRAGON AND EAGLE DANCE IN THE PACIFIC:SINO-US RIVALRY IN ASIA

When China and USA are power struggling in tariff, exchange rate, politics, military and high technology, the two big powers are leading the whole world entering into a New Cold War Period which definitely is influencing the political landscape of the Asian international community. At the same time when China tightens the grip of ideological control on Hong Kong, Macau and the Mainland, it intensifies its infiltration on Taiwan. On the other side, USA also strengthens the USA-Taiwan relations. How can Taiwan maximize its own interest in the Eagle(USA) and the Dragon(China) rivalry in days to come.

Course Learning Goals

  1. The rapid change in the political and economic landscape in Eastern Asia including: The Greater China Region during the rivalry of China and US in various issues in trade, in financé, in high technology, military, and socio-cultural matters.
  2. Students are requested to further explore the role of Taiwan in international relations, which is a buffer state in the “war” between Beijing and Washington.

ENVIRONMENT AND HUMANITY

This course explores the earth environment and the relations between environment and the human being mainly.

First, it introduces the environments variously, including atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, and the role of the human being in the earth environment.

Secondly, it pay attention to the main environmental issues caused by the human activities, such as the ozone layer, global warming, acid rain, desertification, water resource and energy using, etc..

Finally, it studies the environmental problems in Taiwan and encourages students to discuss the solutions of the problems.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To enable students to understand the relations between nature and people and promote students to inspect the role of human being in the earth environment, and to practice lifestyle getting along with the earth environment.
  2. To help students understanding the proper nouns which concern environment in the mass media.
  3. To encourage students to care about the environment, and be able to debate the environmental issues which is an ability that world citizens should have.

DECONSTRUCTION OF DEPRESSION AND COMMIT SUICIDE

This course structure is aimed at understanding and dealing with depression, according to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) designed series of meditation experience activities. First, focusing on the two indicators that are most likely to be perceived when students’ emotions appeared in practical experience -sleep and diet, by teaching students to help themselves regain control of sleep and diet. Then according to different themes by experiential activities, leading each student to experience meditation and through group discussion or large class sharing, etc., in order to discuss specific improvement strategies. By the way, to enhance to change the behavior of the students and their mood or cognition, students will do some homework. Finally, discussing what to do and when you have suicidal thoughts, and linking around resources. At the end of this course, Inviting the students to do “writing self” activity for reexamining and integrating the whole person’s transformation and all the experience in the course.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Through leading meditation to help student experience inner peace and attention.
  2. Assisting students to discuss the specific behavioral strategy that can be changed.
  3. Helping students develop emotional response techniques and then flip depression.

ARTS LIFE

The creation of art and the appreciation of artwork are two complicated behaviors of human spirits. This course is designed to help students become independent as they appreciate visual art so as to help them gain confidence and abilities to discuss artwork. Students can then appreciate more art performance and understand the profound meaning of artworks. The course will also help students to develop their art virtue and enable them to build up the foundation of art criticism as well as to expand their art intelligence through the teaching activities. Moreover, this course will help students understand the relations between art and life and further improve their life quality and meaning of the life. This course will underscore the following aspects: (a) to see the meaning and characteristics of art from its origin and development; (b) to look at art activities from the essence of artists’ creations; (c) to see the art performance and content from the material and form of artwork; (d) to appreciate the artwork and to cultivate the experiences of beautiful art; (e) to look at the experiences of art and life from the development of eastern and western art; (f) to study the relationship between art and life to enhance.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Students will broaden their understanding of various types of art.
  2. Students will develop their interests in artistic activities.
  3. Students will experience the artistic creation process, and they can better appreciate art.

ARTS AND LIFE

The directive of this course is to help students accept and accommodate a wider range of different varieties of art. The course introduces the eight major artistic forms: literature, fine art, dance, music, drama, architecture, photography, and movies. Creative activities are utilized in helping students expand their knowledge of various artistic works

Course Learning Goals:

  1. Help students have a wider understanding of various forms of art and artistic content.  Help students have a wider understanding of various forms of art and artistic content.  
  2. Allow students to increase their interest and familiarity with various artistic activities.  
  3. Help students to understand the characteristics of different artistic mediums and to make use of them.  
  4. Make students bring arts into their daily life.

AUDITORY AESTHETIC LITERACY AND PRACTICE

  • Auditory aesthetic literacy applies to art appreciation, should be used in daily life as well. Harmony, appropriate measure, genuineness are emphasized.
  • Focusing on the practice of aesthetic education, expanding students’ horizons, enhancing feeling expression, accumulating aesthetic literacy.
  • Arouse students’ self – awareness and toward life. Cultivating Sensibility and introspection ability. Establishing aesthetics literacy and point of view.
  • Understand the background, the relationship between style and life through music and arts works’ appreciation.
  • Conduct the understanding of musicl and art therapy, establishing the concept of using music to prevente stress.

Course Learning Goals:

  • to distinguish the basic elements of music and art, the form, the origins, and the development of contemporary society and culture.
  • to establish and foster appreciation of music and art to establish the habit of participating in music activities.
  • to establish the concept, extend the depth and width on personal appreciation capabilities.
  • to build up the capability of appreciating music and art.
  • to adjust the interpretation of [aesthetic], admit different views of appreciation.
  • to transfer the experience of music and art appreciation into the inner sense of beauty, enrich humanity accomplishment.
  • to use the concept of preventive measure in caring mind, body and soul.

LOGICAL SPECULATION

This is a required course. Cultivating basic student leadership is a critical part of this course and it is also one of school mission (3L) in Wenzao. This course will be divided into two parts. In the beginning, the class will focus on the basic principles and techniques of logical speculation, offering students methods to distinguish right from wrong and training them to think independently. After a midterm exam, the class will go further. It will focus on applying the knowledge into major issues from different industries. Through adopting intersubjectivity, the teacher will lead the class to reflect, speculate, and infer issues step by step. By doing this, students can learn the value of judgement and leading intelligence.

Course Learning Goals:

  1. To acquire logical thinking techniques and express opinions clearly.
  2. To establish independent thinking and understand the core problems profoundly.
  3. To develop a global perspective. Students can distinguish right from wrong and have unique opinions.
  4. To shape servant-leadership intelligence. Students can judge between right and wrong objectively and fairly. They can get along with others well.

LOGIC AND HUMEN-LIFE

This course is designed with basic logical thinking as its foundation and emphasizes questions of things and phenomena in our daily lives. It hopes, through lively and fascinating methods, to instill in students the ability to reflect and the habit of thinking in depth. This course hopes to, through explanation and practice concerning interesting real cases, provide knowledge and the ability to be critical. From language analysis and the practice of logical inference students will expand their knowledge bit by bit with little effort. This course analyzes impediments to thinking and trains students in logical inference. As such, not only will students be able to think critically and express themselves in a clearer and more organized manner, they will also learn to avoid subjective thinking and create in themselves an independent and logical way of considering matters which is effective, rational, and diverse. As a result, when faced with life’s problems, students will be able to make proper choices.

Course Learning Goals: This course hopes to provide interesting, informative and critical explanations of cases and practice in analyzing impediments to thinking, and providing training in logical inference, in order to give students the following abilities:

  1. Cultivate students’ ability to think independently, as well as make judgments on and solve problems.
  2. Help students think and express themselves clearly, and use language in a skilled manner.
  3. Give students ability to avoid impediments to thinking and fallacies.
  4. Give students ability to consider matters in a proper logical manner.
  5. Help students cultivate methods of reasoning which are clear, effective, and reasonable.
  6. Deepen students’ desire for lifetime learning and growth.
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