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UHE3022 CRITICAL THINKING THROUGH LITERATURE

Code

UHE3022

Name

CRITICAL THINKING THROUGH LITERATURE

Prerequisite

None

Synopsis

This course aims to use literature as a subject matter that will be explored through the use of various activities which engage students' critical thinking skills. It will introduce representative literary genres: poetry, short story, popular culture, drama, and play. This course is suitable for students who are interested in literature and in developing strong critical thinking skills as it guides students toward a greater understanding and appreciation of literature in connection to their own lives.

Objectives

By the end of semester, students should be able to:

  1. Interpret issues and themes in poems to personal interests, attitudes, experience in presentation;
  2. Demonstrate critical understanding and knowledge of literary elements in a short story;
  3. Create a multimedia presentations of themes in pop culture using appropriate content and delivery strategies; and
  4. Produce a piece of literature in the form of a play or a short movie using accurate language.

Coordinator

Normala Samsudin

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