Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2 hour lecture per week and one 1 hour tutorial in weeks 2-11. |
Total Time Commitment:
A total of 8.5 hours per week
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Elizabeth Malcolm, Prof Stephen Wheatcroft
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Today the world is being transformed at an ever-increasing rate. We now live in a digital age, with new forms of communication that were scarcely imagined just a
This subject provides an historical perspective on major trends that are shaping our lives today and will undoubtedly continue to shape them into the future. It asks why such changes are occurring; it explores the roots of the ‘Now’, asking: how did we get to ‘Now’; and it also attempts to look ahead and comprehend the future of the ‘Now’.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Document analysis, 1,000 words (30%) due mid semester; research essay, 2,500 words (60%) due late semester; tutorial journal, 500 words (10%) due late semester.
Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day; after five working days, no late assessment will be marked. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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Subject readings will be available online
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students should be able to
|Links to further information:||http://history.unimelb.edu.au/|
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Middle East and Islam |
The United States
20th Century History
Economics in History
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