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Module Detailed Information for [GEK1048]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 24 Jan 2018 05:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
GEK1048 IVLE
Module Title : Gandhi's Life, Thought And Legacy
Module Description : This module will primarily examine the life and writings of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, widely regarded as one of the icons of the twentieth century and one of the principal architects of a free India. The course is meant to not only understand and analyse Gandhi’s thought but also to outline his extraordinary legacy. The course will develop critical thinking and expression of students in two ways. First, it will introduce students to and make them critically engage with Gandhi’s writings and ideas on several issues, including violence and conflict resolution, colonialism, modernity, ethics, science, health and environment. The aim would be to not only expose students to the complexity of Gandhi — the man and his ideas — but to critically interrogate Gandhi and his legacies. Gandhi is particularly suited to such an exercise since he held positions that were often controversial and counter-intuitive, both during his lifetime as well as today. Second, the students will develop their expression skills, verbal and written, by evaluating Gandhi and his legacy through presentations, take-home assignments and examinations. The students will develop their thinking and expression skills through an analysis not only of texts but also of films and documentaries on Gandhi.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 11-05-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : NIL
Preclusion : GET1009
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-0-7
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTUESDAY10001200UTSRC-LT50,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
E1 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKTHURSDAY10001200AS3-0215,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
E2 TUTORIALEVEN WEEKTHURSDAY16001800AS1-0205,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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