Enter your keyword

SDG-GE (General Education)

Showing 61–72 of 73 results

SDG-GE courses are knowledge-based courses relevant to at least one SDG. They are existing College and University General Education courses. The course content and learning activities of SDG-GE courses help students to identify major problems that the SDG(s) address(es), analyze those problems from relevant discipline perspectives and investigate potential solutions for solving those problems. Here is the list of SDG-GE courses:

UGEC3225 Gender Biases in Education and the Workplace

#UGEC Society and Culture

(UGEC3225 is double-coded with GDRS3024.) Educational and occupational accomplishments vary dramatically among individuals and profoundly affect lives. Importantly, gender is among the powerful individual characteristics that affect people’s experiences in educational and work settings. Gender shapes youths’ experience and outcomes of education across the globe and across history. This course is designed to introduce to […]

UGEC3227 LGBTQI+ Studies: Identities and social change

#UGEC Society and Culture

Tuesdays 10:30 p.m. – 01:15p.m.
Dr. CHO Man Kit

This course critically explores the development of LGBTQI+ studies as an interdisciplinary field of inquiry. It traces how LGBTQI+ communities develop against the backdrops of social forces and social oppression. It analyzes the cultural, social and legal environments that LGBTQI+ people live with, in diverse spheres such as families, education, employment, health and the media. […]

UGEC3228 Public Policy and Social Minorities in Hong Kong

#UGEC Society and Culture

Thursdays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. CHO Man Kit

(UGEC3228 is double-coded with GDRS3008.) This course examines the social construction of minorities and the history of Hong Kong public policy towards them, including legal changes, social institutions, immigration policy, and political mobilization. Current debates in public policies such as anti-discrimination legislation, education policies of ethnic minorities, disciplining of youth and anti-poverty scheme will also […]

UGEC3229 Understanding Masculinities and Social Change

#UGEC Society and Culture

Tuesdays 03:30 a.m. – 05:15 p.m.
Dr. WONG Yuk Ying

(UGEC3229 is double-coded with GDRS3007.) This course examines men’s diverse experiences as boys/men and public discourses and practices about masculinities. It will focus on how the gendered social order influences men’s actions and the way men perceive themselves, other men, women, and social situations. It will pay special attention to the exploration of the relationships […]

UGEC3928 Language Disorders

#UGEC Society and Culture

(UGEC3928 is double-coded with LING3208.) This survey course introduces non-clinical students to fundamental concepts of language disorders in paediatric and adult populations. Characteristics of primary language impairment, aphasia, dysarthria, and hearing impairments, as well as articulation, fluency, and voice and other related disorders affecting language are among the topics to be discussed. Diagnostic techniques and […]

UGED1235 Intellectual History of Modern China

#UGED Self and Humanity

This course aims to provide an opportunity for students to understand the intellectual history of China from the late Qing dynasty to contemporary China. It will discuss the impact of Western ideologies on Chinese culture, as well as evaluate how they influenced Chinese intellectuals and modern Chinese society. This course integrates SDGs by discussing how […]

UGED1252 The Successful Self

#UGED Self and Humanity

Thursdays 09:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Thursdays 02:30 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Dr. LEE Sau Lai, Professor CHIU Chi Yue

Success is defined as the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. This definition implies that successful individuals engage in purposeful, agentic pursuits. Success in attaining task goals confers a feeling of competence; success in   reaching relationship goals gives one a feeling of acceptance. Both feelings are major ingredients of mental health. Success in attaining valued […]

UGED2297 Understanding in Practice: From Meditation to Mindfulness

#UGED Self and Humanity

Each day, our life is flooded with thoughts and emotions aroused by noises outside and inside of us. Do these thoughts and emotions support the real purpose of our life, bringing fulfillment and happiness? Or do they make our life an endless cycle of stress, anger, fear, and even hopelessness? The course offers an orientation […]

UGED2622 Political Violence and Human Rights

#UGED Self and Humanity

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Professor CHENG Sea Ling

(UGED2622 is double-coded with ANTH2530.) This course examines the pervasiveness of violence from an anthropological and comparative perspective. We consider a wide range of phenomena that can be called violence within diverse historical and cultural contexts. Violence is always political – whether it is manifest in the spectacular practices of torture, terrorism, or genocide, or […]

UGED2859 Nature in Philosophy and Arts

#UGED Self and Humanity

Wednesdays 04:30 p.m. – 06:15 p.m.
Professor Hayden Sean Alexander KEE

Environmental issues are most often approached through the STEM disciplines and social sciences. However, the humanities have the potential to help us understand and transform how we view and relate to the natural world. This course explores environmental issues from an interdisciplinary perspective integrating philosophy and the arts. The first part of the course addresses […]

UGED2933 Reflections on Everyday Life

#UGED Self and Humanity

Wednesdays 02:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.
Professor TSO Ho Yee Vienne

This course provides an opportunity for students to reflect on the formation of “self” in society and how the society affects our understanding of love, consumption, education, work, and meaning of life. Selected references in sociology, psychology, religion and literature will be introduced to provide a board intellectual perspective to understand the complex relationships between […]

UGED3205 Engendering Chinese Culture

#UGED Self and Humanity

Thursdays 03:30 p.m. – 05:15 p.m.
Dr. WONG Yuk Ying

Institutions such as lineage and family, marriage, religion, medical practices, art, education and politics shape our life patterns as well as social mores. Gender, as one of the building blocks of society and culture, shapes our values and is deeply embedded in our daily lives, and it weaves an intricate ideological fabric that strongly impacts […]