Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 3 contact hours per week , 5 additional hours per week. Total of 8 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Sean Cubitt
ContactDr Carolyn Stevens
|Subject Overview:||This subject introduces students to contemporary debates about globalisation and global culture. It will map the social, political, economic and ethical dimensions of globalisation through a series of case studies focusing on new forms of cultural exchange and cultural belonging. Major issues to be examined include: the relation between the global and the local; the transformation of everyday life by global flows; power and inequality in global culture; global networks and social mobility; identity and the role of the nation in global society. Through critical engagement with a variety of forms of contemporary cultural production students will gain insight into the key concepts for understanding global culture.|
Students who complete this subject should:
Students must attend a minimum of nine tutorials, demonstrate familiarity with online resources, and participate in the Faculty of Arts online learning community in order to qualify to have their written work assessed.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Diploma in Arts (Asian Studies) |
U21 Certificate in Global Issues (Understanding Globalisation)
U21 Diploma in Global Issues
Interdisciplinary Foundation Subjects |
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