About the content
Chinese archaeology is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting fields of study in China. With a wealth of cultural relics unearthed this past century, the world’s fascination with China’s rich history has been renewed.
Part 2 of 3, this Chinese history course will examine unique cultural relics identified by scholars as important to Chinese civilization. We will focus on the fields of astronomy, acupuncture, medicine, and how the developments within these fields have impacted Chinese culture. We will ignite your curiosity as we explore how these treasures reveal China’s past, and guide the future of Chinese culture.
- Foundations of Astronomy through Chinese archeological finds
- History of Chinese medicine and costume
- Chinese history through archeological excavations
Professor and Doctorate Instructor, Department of History
Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California, Berkeley, are just some of the schools that you have at your fingertips with EdX. Through massive open online courses (MOOCs) from the world's best universities, you can develop your knowledge in literature, math, history, food and nutrition, and more. These online classes are taught by highly-regarded experts in the field. If you take a class on computer science through Harvard, you may be taught by David J. Malan, a senior lecturer on computer science at Harvard University for the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. But there's not just one professor - you have access to the entire teaching staff, allowing you to receive feedback on assignments straight from the experts. Pursue a Verified Certificate to document your achievements and use your coursework for job and school applications, promotions, and more. EdX also works with top universities to conduct research, allowing them to learn more about learning. Using their findings, edX is able to provide students with the best and most effective courses, constantly enhancing the student experience.