* 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).
DESCRIPTION This unit will focus on the art and culture of the various native peoples of North America from before contact to the present. It will look at Indian ways of viewing the world from its creation to the present and how these perspectives have been influenced by Western art and culture. It will look at present day art and culture as both an amalgam of Western and Indian views and as an Indigenous resistance to Western culture.
Visual art, physical art, such as dances and other ceremonies, and especially story telling, which is at the basis of the continuance and change in Indian cultures, will form the core topics of the unit.
TEACHING PATTERN: int: 2x1-hr lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly;
dist.ed: instructional package and study schools, WebCT assisted
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H,I Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Resource supported teaching & learning - H,I Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
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.