29782502-Philippine-History (1)-ALL - Course Title...

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Course Title: Philippine History I. Course Description This is a course tracing the origin and history of the Philippines. It will trace the evolution of the present Philippine society as they changed from antiquity to the present era, discussing along the factors surrounding such changes. II. Over-all Objectives At the end of the semester, the students should be able to: 1. Identify the different periods of Philippine History; 2. Analyze how events in the past have influenced the present Philippine politics, government and economy; 3. Compare and contrast the level of nationalism that prevailed in the past with the level of nationalism that exists today; 4. Value the lessons to be gained from the lives of the great Philippine historical personalities; 5. Respect and appreciate the complexities of Philippine history. III. Course Objectives This course is designed to allow students to: 1. Gain a deeper understanding of Philippine History; 2. Acquire the habit of critically analyzing historical situations that shaped Philippines today; 3. Develop the confidence of the students in voicing out their opinions and stands in various issues. IV. Values This course will seek to inculcate in the students appreciation of history as a foundation of today’s development. It seeks to instill in the students critical analysis on issues surrounding the various events in the History of the Philippines. Lastly, it seeks to awaken the spirit of nationalism among Filipinos. V. References Agoncillo, Teodoro. History of the Filipino People.Eight Edition. 1990 Constantino, Renato. The Philippines: A Past Revisited. 1998 Constantino, Renato. The Philippines: A Continuing Past. 1998 Scott, William Henry. Barangay. 1997 Zaide, Sonia. Philippine History and Government. Fourth Edition. 1999
VIII. Course Outline A. Prelims 1. Basic Concepts 2. Basic Facts of the Philippines 3. Filipinos 4. Pre-Colonial Philippines 5. The Coming of the Spaniards 6. The Rise of Filipino Nationalism B. Midterms 1. Reform and Revolutionary Movement 2. Two Phases of the Philippine Revolution 3. The Coming of the Americans 4. Japan and World War II 5. Liberation C. Pre-Final 1. Post-Colonial Philippines 2. The Administration of the First 5 Presidents 3. Philippines under Martial Law 4. EDSA Revolution I 5. Philippines after EDSA I I. Basic Concepts A. History A narrative (written, visual, oral or a combination of all three) about past events that has meaning to a certain group of people in a given time and place. B. Kasaysayan “SALAYSAY na may SAYSAY” (A story with meaning) Without both (story and meaning) then there is NO true history.C. Importance of History 1. If we find meaning in history, then it will gain the power to change our lives; 2. Making people see their past, gives them a sense of being Filipinos; 3. History gives us a way of looking at the world and dealing with it and its problems.

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