Indonesian 5B

Subject INDO20013 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Four hours of language classes per week
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4.5 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Normally Indonesian 5A .
Corequisites: None.
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: None


Mr Justin Wejak


Mr Justin Wejak

Subject Overview:

In this subject students continue to develop their ability to participate in sophisticated interactions in Indonesian about social, political, ethnic and gender, cultural, and historical phenomena as they affect Indonesia and the world. Students will work with a variety of text types and other Indonesian media and present research project results in class.

  • have developed sophisticated interactional skills in Indonesian.
  • be able to conduct extensive research in Indonesian and present the results through sophisticated.
  • have a solid broad understanding of cultural and political issues currently affecting Indonesia.
  • be able to analyse and comment on cultural phenomena in scholarly terms.
  • be able to conduct research and present findings using complex and differentiated forms of expression.
  • be able to participate in discussions about major contemporary social and political issues in a cultural world not one"s own.
Assessment: Two essays of 1500 words, 20% each (due mid-semester and end of semester), a 20-minute individual class presentation, 20% (due end of semester), final written examination, 30% (due during the examination period) and class participation 10% (throughout the semester).
Prescribed Texts:

Materials supplied by the Institute.

Recommended Texts: None.
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
Generic Skills:
  • acquire written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion.
  • show attention to detail through essay preparation and writing.
  • acquire time management and planning skills through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, essay and assignment completion.
  • acquire public speaking skills through tutorial and seminar discussion and class presentations.
Notes: Previously available as 110-421 Indonesian Level 5B.

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