Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
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No specific background knowledge required
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs.
Students who feel their disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorDr Shanton Chang
There are now unprecedented opportunities for intercultural collaboration to create more responsible social and environmental strategies to address global issues. With transformations in information systems and the internet, these interactions have also become common place on a day to day basis. Therefore, people are interacting with others from different cultures at increasing rates. Hence, developing competency in intercultural interaction becomes critical in a world where graduates are expected to work well across cultures.
|Assessment:||40% One individual field work project with written components not exceeding 2500 words in total. All components submitted by Week 8. |
30% Collaborative group assignment, using cultural perspectives to explain debates around key issues that face the world currently. Each group (4-5 students) should select a topic/theme, and the written project will be no more than 2000 words in total. Submitted towards end of semester.
20% One individual portfolio presenting (at least 4) topical newspaper articles or media reports on recent issues and topics with written comments of a total of no more than 1500 words. Submitted during the examination period.
10% Tutorial participation. Students must attend and actively participate in at least 80% of classes to be eligible for all assessment.
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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|
On completion of this subject students should have developed the ability to:
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