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2021 unit offering information will be available in September 2020

Unit description

Learn the history and culture of a particular place through a real-time or virtual visit. The unit may include multiple stops at multiple destinations, or be a more immersive experience at just one location. The location and staffing will change from year to year and may be in a rural or metropolitan area.

Unit content

  • Cultural and geographical history
  • Representing the past and places
  • Ethics, personal and social responsibility
  • Field research skills: observation, interaction, evidence, recording and analysis
  • Interpretation
  • Critical reflection

 

 

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate an ethical sense of social responsibility and citizenshipEthical practiceCultural competence
2employ skills of field observation, recording, questioning and analysisEthical practiceLifelong learning
3analyse how historical and/or environmental factors have shaped the communityLifelong learningCultural competence
4understand how those are represented to the publicLifelong learning
5employ skills of personal reflectionLifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an ethical sense of social responsibility and citizenship
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. employ skills of field observation, recording, questioning and analysis
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. analyse how historical and/or environmental factors have shaped the community
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  4. understand how those are represented to the public
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  5. employ skills of personal reflection
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Fee paying courses
For postgraduate or undergraduate full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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