INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR B

HUS2IST

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Being there makes a difference. Being there while being and becoming informed makes a bigger difference. Studies enrich and enliven when combined with travel with a purpose and a focus. Students in this travel and study subject link their studies of a key issue or issues to their experiences visiting people and places relevant to the societies, eras and things they study. . You will join a group with similar issues to explore and curiosities to share. Besides enrolling and paying the fee in the normal way for a normal subject, students also pay an extra fee for these subjects to cover the additional cost of travel, accommodation, some meals, excursions and entrance to museums and galleries, as relevant to individual subjects. No-interest indexed OS-FEE-HELP loans and a La Trobe Study Abroad subsidy may be available. You need to ensure your own eligibility. In 2018, at differing times, some or all of the following instances of the subject are offered: Ottoman history in an around Istanbul; and southern culture in the Mississippi valley in the USA.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HUS1FAS, and at least 75 other credit points of first-year subjects, or else by approval of the coordinator of the subject. Students enrolling as part of any other degree must obtain the approval to enrol of the coordinator of their degree.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HUS3IST, if the instance is the same.

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Any Instance of this subject can count as an Elective in a Bachelor of Arts, in a Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy or Economics, in a Bachelor of Urban, Rural and Environmental Planning, in a Bachelor of Creative Arts, or in a Bachelor of International Relations. If the student obtains the approval of the convener of a Major, any instance of this subject may also count as an elective in a Major in these degrees. Different travel and study subjects operate at different times throughout the year. Students must to check the University timetable and/or Allocate Plus for the exact timing of Instances. Each Instance is only offered at one time in a year, or once every two years. Students enrol in these subjects in the normal way, and pay the normal Higher Education Contribution (HECs) fee. Students also pay an extra fee for these subjects to cover their additional cost of travel, accommodation, and some meals. In addition to enrolling in the subject in the La Trobe system, students also pre-register their interest with the subject coordinator, or her or his nominee. This additional registration is to enable the booking of (cheaper) group travel tickets and the reservation of local transport and accommodation. Fees, deadlines for enrolment and deadlines for fee payments differ according to each instance of the subject. Most classes in a travel and study subject occur on tour, but some may be scheduled prior to or after the tour.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Knowledge: Before, during or after the field trip, students develop capabilities to research, exemplify and present their knowledge of selected topics, as they relate to the themes informing the field trip.

Activities:
1. Essay or Fieldwork Journal 2. Second Essay 3. Presentation, Work Plan or Trip Agreement 4. Project Plan, Review or Tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Being there and being aware: Before, during or after the field trip, students develop capabilities to encounter and revise perspectives on a topic or topics by combining research with knowledge of sites, performances, experiences and places

Activities:
1. Essay or Fieldwork Journal 2. Second Essay 3. Presentation, Work Plan or Trip Agreement 4. Project Plan, Review or Tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 11-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTrevor Hogan

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 11 - 34
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 23 - 25
One 21.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 34 - 34
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 40-10, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 40 - 47
Four 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 48 - 51
One 24.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Bendigo, 2018, Week 11-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTrevor Hogan

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 11 - 34
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 23 - 25
One 21.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 34 - 34
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Bendigo, 2018, Week 40-10, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 40 - 47
Four 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 48 - 51
One 24.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Melbourne, 2018, Week 11-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTrevor Hogan

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 11 - 34
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 23 - 25
One 21.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 34 - 34
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Melbourne, 2018, Week 40-10, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 40 - 47
Four 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 48 - 51
One 24.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Mildura, 2018, Week 11-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTrevor Hogan

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 11 - 34
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 23 - 25
One 21.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 34 - 34
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Mildura, 2018, Week 40-10, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 40 - 47
Four 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 48 - 51
One 24.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Shepparton, 2018, Week 11-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTrevor Hogan

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 11 - 34
Four 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 34 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 23 - 25
One 21.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Seminar Week: 34 - 34
One 6.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02

Shepparton, 2018, Week 40-10, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 40 - 47
Four 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 40 to week 47 and delivered via blended.

Field Trip Week: 48 - 51
One 24.0 days field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
First research essay or fieldwork journal (2,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.25 01, 02
Second research essay (3,000 words)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.35 01, 02
Oral Presentation (7 minutes, 1,500-word equivalent) or Work Plan/Trip Agreement (1,500-word)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 01, 02
Tour Project Planning, Reviews, Tests and/or In-Class Quizzes (two hours, or 1,500-word equivalent)The instance coordinator will determine which option of assessment will apply.20 02