Introduces students to Australia, Asia and the World through a study of the historical, cultural, social and political implications of Australia in a globally interconnected world. By developing their contextual awareness and cultural competency, students orient themselves as citizens of the world.
Module 1: A citizen of the world
Module 2: Identity, values and cultural competence
Module 3: Legacies of colonialism: the world and Australia
Module 4: Globalisation, borders and the construction of Asia
Module 5: Asia in Australia: belonging and representation
Module 6: Australia in Asia: travel and storytelling
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of the significance of identity and relevance of cultural competence through critical self-reflection|
|2||analyse historical developments in 'Asia' and the world that influence contemporary Australian society and culture|
|3||evaluate core issues and themes regarding the interconnections between Australia, Asia and the world|
|4||critically evaluate the media in relation to Australia and Asia|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the significance of identity and relevance of cultural competence through critical self-reflection
- analyse historical developments in 'Asia' and the world that influence contemporary Australian society and culture
- evaluate core issues and themes regarding the interconnections between Australia, Asia and the world
- critically evaluate the media in relation to Australia and Asia
Prescribed Learning Resources
- Sobocinska, A, 2014, Visiting the Neighbours: Australians in Asia, NewSouth Publishing, UNSW Press, Australia. ISBN: 978-1742233895.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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