HINDI 5: MEDIA HINDI

HND3005

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will focus on the ways in which Hindi is used in Bollywood films and in TV broadcasting across a wide range of contexts typical of contemporary Hindi media. Drawing on film and broadcast sources as well as secondary print literature students will explore the ways in which Hindi media engages with the interaction between traditional Indian cultural values and contemporary international influences. Language areas addressed will include the development of the skills needed for reading, writing and translation of different genres of media Hindi and the development of relevant conversation skills. Teaching will be in a 3 hour workshop format which will include lectures on Hindi in Indian media, discussion of the distinctive features of Hindi use in media, creative activities and group work. Assessment will include activities related to language skills and the preparation of a report, in Hindi, on a selected area in Hindi media.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HND2004 or HND2BEB or HND1BE4 or HND2BE4 or HND3BE4 or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HND3BE5, HND2BE5, HND1BE5, HND3BEA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply a language and cultural studies perspective to local and global issues

Activities:
Through the critical evaluation of language usage and research report students will apply diverse language study and cultural perspectives to Hindi media studies and compare features of Australian and Indian media
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

02. Apply ethical and cultural awareness to different areas of language usage

Activities:
In their critical evaluation of language usage students will consider the ethical implications of the language usage and how that linguistic and cultural factors interact in contempory India society
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)

03. Evaluate diverse positions on an area of Hindi media

Activities:
The study of language usage and research report will entail critical evaluation of relevant literature on a particular area of Hindi media usage
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Present a brief and persuasive argument on an area of usage in Hindi in Indian media

Activities:
Groups will make oral presentations as students work towards producing their research report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)

05. Produce a sustained, complex written report on an area of Hindi usage in Indian media

Activities:
Students will work throughout semester towards producing a research report on the use of Hindi in Indian media
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)

06. Produce an original, well-researched response to different areas in the use of Hindi in media

Activities:
The study of language usage and research report will entail creative problem solving as students evaluate debates surrounding a particular aspect of language usage
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

07. Summarise research and arguments on an area of Hindi media

Activities:
Close study of language usage and socio-cultural contexts in an area of Hindi media usage
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

08. Work effectively in groups as a group member and/or leader

Activities:
Students will work in groups to prepare presentations on their chosen area of languge usage.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIan Woolford

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"This is a seminar/workshop for the Language."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One group based oral presentation (400 words equivalent)10 02, 07, 08
One group based oral presentation (400 words equivalent)10 02, 07, 08
One pair work oral presentation (400 words equivalent)10 02, 07, 08
One pair work oral presentation (400 words equivalent)10 02, 07, 08
One report on Hindi usage in media (1600 words equivalent)40 01, 02, 05, 07, 08
One research based assignment (800 words equivalent)20 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08