Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 1-hour research skills tutorial, 1 x 2-hour cultural studies seminar |
Total Time Commitment:
Total of 170 hours.
GERM20004 German 3 or Intermediate German A or equivalent
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
GERM20006 German Intermediate Cultural Studies
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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/
CoordinatorDr Heather Benbow
This subject consists of a 1-hour research skills tutorial and a 2-hour cultural studies seminar. Students will acquire fundamental research skills needed to complete a German major including the use of the library, online research resources and relevant bibliographical software. Students will learn to synthesise information from a range of scholarly sources. In the seminar, students will begin to engage with important cultural, literary and linguistic aspects of the German language countries via personal and public narratives and acquire a broader genre literacy. They will become aware of some of the formal properties of public discourse in German on cultural and historical issues. In their written and spoken German they will begin the transition to higher-level output such as the presentation of different points of view, and will be introduced to academic genres such as the German “Referat” (or class paper) and the literature review (in English). This subject will equip German major students from the German 1 entry point with the language and research skills needed for admittance into German Cultural Studies B with its greater emphasis on cultural, historical and social themes and their related linguistic forms.
At the end of this subjects, students will:
This subject has the following hurdle requirements:
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day and in-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
Maria Cristina Berger and Maddalena Martini, Generation E: Deutschsprachige Landeskunde im europaeischen Kontext, 2005 (or latest) Klett ISBN: 3-12-675247-0
|Recommended Texts:|| |
|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|
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
German - Entry Point 1 |
Download PDF version.