HUMANITIES READING SUBJECT 3B

HUS3RS2

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

A reading subject is based on study that is more personal, but still planned and pre-approved. A reading subject is still supervised, but the learning is more independent. It is an optional extra in the curriculum of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students who wish to enrol will need to secure the agreement of a member of academic staff to supervise them. Staff members are not obliged to agree, as this subject is a workload extra for them. Students need to have at least a B average in their studies, as the subject requires more independence in study.If your marks to date qualify you, and if a staff member agrees to supervise you, the next step is together to draw up a written memorandum recording (1) the theme of study for the subject, (2) its intended learning outcomes, (3) a schedule for meetings between student(s) and academic supervisor (4) a list of the assessments and (5) their due dates, that student(s) and supervisor both sign.  Only once this documentation is received will the subject coordinator,the Director of Teaching and Learning (Undergraduate), authorise enrolmentin this subject. 



SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAdrian Jones

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have written approval of the discipline coordinator# to #Must have written approval of the academic supervisor of this instance of the subject, the discipline coordinator and of the Director of Teaching and Learning (Undergraduate), Dr Adrian Jones

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Being open to new ideas uncovered in research or discussion and applying them to your own assignments.

Activities:
Tutorial discussions, lectures, and a critical essay, a class presentation, reflective essay and class test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Cultivating an interest in life-long learning

Activities:
Tutorial discussions, lectures, close reading of texts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning (Life-Long Learning)

03. Effective written and spoken communication

Activities:
Lecturers and Tutors model this; Lectures, Tutorial discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)

04. Problem solving skills. thinking over the texts; explaining your point of view in the essays

Activities:
Lecturers and tutors model this; tutorial discussion, close reading, essays
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Speaking (Speaking)

05. Social, ethical, and cultural understanding of self and others

Activities:
Tutorial discussions, lectures, and a critical essay, a class presentation, reflective essay and class test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical & Cultural Awareness (Ethical & Cultural Awareness)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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