LaTrobe-Individual Reading B

Subject 922-419 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Regular supervision sessions as arranged for each student
Total Time Commitment: Total of 10 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Admission to fourth-year combined honours in Modern Greek.
Corequisites: None
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:


Ms Maria Herodotou
Phone: 8344 5145
Subject Overview: A limited number of student studying modern Greek may be permitted to take an individual reading subject. After consultation with an appropriate member of staff who agrees to act as a supervisor, students wishing to take this subject should submit to the departmental chairperson details of their proposed topic for approval, including bibliography and a proposed schedule of assignments. Approval may not be given if there is substantial overlap between the proposed topic and the content of an existing subject. Students may enrol in this subject only if they have already completed all other optional subjects available.
  • be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a particular topic in Greek culture or linguistics and demonstrate the ability to analyse and to report on their reading.
Assessment: Two 500-word reports 30% (due during the semester), a 2000-word essay 35% (due mid-semester) and a 2000-word essay 35% (due at the end of semester).
Prescribed Texts:
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:
  • have an enhanced understanding of significant aspects of Modern Greek culture and developed skills in analysis of them and in critical assessment of existing views of them;
  • have developed written and oral skills in discussion of the issues raised and also have a heightened awareness of cultural diversity.

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