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Arts

HMA353

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HMA301 Asian Studies Research Project
HMA315 Asia On film: from Cricket to Crime
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA318 Understanding Asia through Food
HMA321 Contemporary Asian Issues
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA325 Asia Matters: China now
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA326 Reacting to the Past: Role-playing Asia
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA351 Volunteering in Asia
HMA353 Professional Placement in Asia
HMA354 Asian Cities: the transnational and the local
HMA355 Re-imagining Asian Area Studies
HMA360 Reporting Asia
(Not Offered 2014)
HMA361 Asian Ethnic and Religious Politics
(Not Offered 2014)
HMC309 Chinese Research Project
HMC314 Classical Chinese A
HMC315 Classical Chinese B
HMC318 Chinese Culture and Society
(Not Offered 2014)
HMC319 Chinese 3A
HMC320 Chinese 3B
HMC321 Chinese 3C Advanced
(Not Offered 2014)
HMC322 Chinese 3D Advanced
HMC325 Political and Cultural History of Taiwan
HMC326 Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary China
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ310 Japan in the 21st Century
HMJ313 Japanese Research Project
HMJ315 Japanese 3A
HMJ316 Japanese 3C
HMJ318 Japanese 3B
HMJ334 Japanese Anime and Film
HMJ335 Introduction to Professional Japanese Translation
HMJ337 Japanese-English, English-Japanese Interpreting
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ340 Adaptations: Japanese Narrative and Film
(Not Offered 2014)
HMJ342 Performance Tradition and Modernity in Japan
(Not Offered 2014)
HMN304 Indonesian Literature and its Social Context
HMN313 Indonesian 3A
HMN314 Indonesian 3B
HMN315 Indonesian 3C Advanced
HMN316 Indonesian 3D Advanced
HMN317 Indonesian Research Project
HMN318 Political and Social Change in Contemporary Indonesia

2014 HMA353 Professional Placement in Asia

Unit Level: Advanced

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HMA253   HMA453

SPECIAL NOTE: 

This unit is suitable for international students and local students. Students must have successfully completed HMA251/351 Volunteering in Asia. Enrolment in this unit is according to selection criteria. Students must submit an application to the Unit Coordinator. Placement can be taken during any semester; dates to be negotiated with the Unit Coordinator.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HMA353 O O O
Distance(H)
O O

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Summer O On Campus 01-JAN-2014 13-JAN-2014 03-FEB-2014 23-FEB-2014
Sem 1 O On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Winter O On Campus 31-MAY-2014 10-JUN-2014 23-JUN-2014 13-JUL-2014
Sem 2 O On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Spring H Distance 18-OCT-2014 03-NOV-2014 24-NOV-2014 31-DEC-2014
Spring O On Campus 18-OCT-2014 03-NOV-2014 24-NOV-2014 31-DEC-2014

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

This unit consists of a 4 week placement in a non-government organisation or equivalent in Asia. (Australian based placements in NGOs working on Asian issues will also be considered). Students will extend and build on the knowledge, skills and capabilities that they have acquired in their Asian Studies units. The practical and theoretical knowledge of volunteering gained in Volunteering in Asia will be implemented within the placement. The professional placement and project is agreed on in advance through consultation with the academic staff of the School, the student, and the host organisation. Placements can be in any country in Asia although each project must pass a risk assessment. Students will be supervised by the host organisation with the academic supervisor monitoring the placement to ensure that the content, progress and outcomes are of an appropriate standard.

WEIGHT: 25%

ASSESSMENT:

HMA253: Portfolio (4,000 words 70%), host organisation assessment (10%), poster presentation at end of placement (20%)

HMA353:Portfolio (4,500 words 70%), host organisation assessment (10%), poster presentation at end of placement (20%)

HMA453:Portfolio (5,000 words 70%), host organisation assessment (10%), poster presentation at end of placement (20%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Placement in a non-government organisation or equivalent in Asia (4 weeks)

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

   Web supported - O
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - O
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Flexible scheduling - O
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.

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq HMA251 or HMA351

TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Summer)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Winter)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Spring) will be available from mid July 2014

STAFF: Coordinator: Dr Kaz Ross

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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