Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Virtual Hong Kong: New World, Old Traditions

City University of Hong Kong

This online course discovered the history and cultures of Hong Kong, with emphasis on Chinese ritual practices, folk beliefs, and daily life of the local, through the use of 360-degree video and virtual reality technology.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week

Professor Horace Ip

Vice President (Student Affairs)

City University of Hong Kong

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Describe Hong Kong’s traditional buildings and cultural events through a unique, virtual reality immersive learning experience
  • Identify social and cultural characteristics of Hong Kong as a city where East meets West with a unique legacy of traditions, beliefs, and folklore
  • Compare the social and cultural changes in Hong Kong taking place through the transformation of traditions in different stages: from the mid-nineteenth century to World War II; post-war to 1997; and from 1997 to the present
  • Explore the traditional Chinese concepts of Heaven, Earth and Mankind and their influence on folk beliefs in Hong Kong
  • Reflect on the co-existence of eastern and western values in Hong Kong and their impact on modern-day life

Syllabus

  • Brief introduction to the history and cultures of Hong Kong
  • Selected ritual practices and folk beliefs in Hong Kong
  • Key concepts and philosophies in Chinese cultures
  • People’s daily life in Hong Kong
  • 360-degree video and 3D virtual reality technology

Issued on 17th January 2022

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Free online course:

Virtual Hong Kong: New World, Old Traditions

City University of Hong Kong