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Arts

HAA001

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2013 HAA001 Understanding this Region

Unit Level: Foundation

Available as a Student Elective: No

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SPECIAL NOTE: Students can achieve an ungraded pass for this unit.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HAA001 H,L,W
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 H On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 I Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 L On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 N Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W Distance 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013
Sem 1 W On Campus 25-FEB-2013 23-MAR-2013 15-APR-2013 31-MAY-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

Understanding This Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which provides students with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its uniqueness and complexity. Students are introduced to Australian history, to Indigenous matters both historical and contemporary, and to Asian studies. In addition, students begin to develop an awareness of the relationship between place and identity. Students become familiar with the breadth of study in the Humanities, and learn how various disciplines within the Humanities approach the same topic from different perspectives.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT:

Based on tutorial participation (50% and written assignments (50%) equivalent to 2000words (Pass or Fail only - ungraded pass).

TEACHING PATTERN: For internal students: 1 hour web-based recorded lecture and 2 hours tutorial per week. For distance students: 1 hour web-based recorded lecture and 2hours web-based tutorial contact per week

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - H
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Fully online - L,W,I,N
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - L,H,W,I,N
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Flexible scheduling - L,W,I,N
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Staff from the Faculty of Arts

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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