ASAN 250 :: Asian Politics in the 20th Century
Fall 2012 @Honolulu CC

Credit Hours:
Larry Meacham
808 845-9161 (Ph)
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
08/20/2012 - 12/14/2012
Schedule Notes:
This is an online course using the UH System Laulima web site, the HCC server, or a combination.
Course Requirements:
Before the first day of instruction, email your instructor that you have registered for the course. The starting point for the class is

Two quizzes and a final exam are taken at the exam proctoring centers in the community colleges.
Course Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: Placement in English
22/60, ESL 23, or Placement in ENG 100
Course Description:
After WWII, the European colonial empires fell apart. Asian countries became independent and many significantly developed their economies. Today, more than half of the world’s economy in is the Pacific Basin. In this online course, we will focus on ten Asian countries with the largest economies and populations, in order to familiarize you with the development of their politics, economics and society. In each case, we will briefly cover pre-20th century matters, and then look at politics, policies and economics up to the present. Two common themes are that these countries had long, serious debates about modernization and that they pushed through and experienced enormous changes.
Text books: Books may be purchased at the Honolulu CC bookstore or ordered online at If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements:
The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:

It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information:
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