INDONESIAN 8

INM4008

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Sustainability Thinking Essential. Sustainability Thinking entails deep appreciation of how the choices we make affects the natural, economic, social, political and cultural systems — now and in the future.

Subject outline

In this subject students consolidate the language skills acquired in the first semester of third year Indonesian. Using a range of authentic audio-visual texts and task-based communicative activities students develop their ability in interpersonal skills, their ability to talk about their lifestyle, their ability to reflect on similarities and differences in ways of doing things in Australia and Indonesia, and their ability to discuss contemporary social issues in Indonesia.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Sukamta

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites INM4007 or coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects INM4IH, INM3ADB, INM1AD6, INM2AD6, INM3AD6, INM3008

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of Indonesian to communication problems encountered in class, while doing homework, while completing assessment. To engage in discussion about complex issues and to provide well argued solutions.

Activities:
Information gap activities, engaging in "what if activities involving pair and groups and all four macro skills (e.g. reading, writing, speaking, listening), using criteria based assessment sheets to document problems and plan next steps, organizing group work or debates.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Teamwork
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Speaking
Life-Long Learning
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

02. Be able to critically engage with issues relating to social relations in contemporary Indonesia and be able to compare with students' own experiences.

Activities:
Group work tasks and assignments, pair work tasks and assignments, engagement with texts and cinematic/television representations, and reflection on own ways of doing and being.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Teamwork
Creative Problem-solving
Life-Long Learning
Writing
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Speaking

03. Be able to participate in pair and group activities in and out of class, be able to participate actively and constructively in peer assessment activities.

Activities:
Group role plays, evaluation of other groups' role plays using criteria based assessment sheets, participation in debates.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Life-Long Learning
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Speaking
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research

04. To be able to discuss cultural content in the language sensitively and respectively, be aware of the role of variation and how this relates to social relationships in Indonesia, be able to use this knowledge productively to create contexts

Activities:
Group work tasks & assignments, pair work tasks and assignments, engagement with and analysis of texts and cinematic/television representations, participation in in-country language program.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Life-Long Learning
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Writing
Teamwork
Critical Thinking
Speaking

05. To be able to give extended speeches and engage in extended conversations and role plays about contemporary issues using appropriate register, terms of address, kin terms, and fragments of regional languages.

Activities:
Pair speaking tasks, group role plays, responding to aural or visual stimulus, oral presentation on a research project, preparation and participation in debate.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Teamwork
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Life-Long Learning
Speaking
Creative Problem-solving
Inquiry/ Research
Writing

06. To be able to synthesise and perform critical analysis of a wide variety of audio, video, and printed materials and to develop and evaluate arguments.

Activities:
Peer assessment and self-assessment activities (using criteria assessment sheets), participation in debates, and classroom listening, speaking, reading and writing tasks.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Critical Thinking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research
Speaking
Writing
Life-Long Learning
Creative Problem-solving

07. To be able to write about issues in contemporary Indonesia using an appropriate register and fragments of a regional language where appropriate.

Activities:
Writing accounts of students daily activities and similarities with an Indonesian setting, writing news stories about contemporary affairs in Indonesia, preparation of written component of group role play about contemporary affairs in Indonesia, preparation of debate on contemporary affairs in Indonesia.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork
Speaking
Creative Problem-solving
Writing
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Inquiry/ Research
Life-Long Learning

08. To engage with the local Indonesian community, read and watch online material, be able to apply skills to new contexts in order to learn how to appropriately interact, go on a short exchange to Indonesia.

Activities:
Group work tasks & assignments, pair work tasks and assignments, engagement with and analysis of texts, participation in 4 week long in-country study program.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Life-Long Learning
Inquiry/ Research
Teamwork
Writing
Creative Problem-solving
Speaking

09. To find, critically evaluate and manage complex texts. To synthesize and evaluated these sources and to apply knowledge from these sources to novel problems. To engage in open inquiry.

Activities:
Reading to produce written work, using referencing and bibliography. Reading to present an informative 'long turn' in oral. Reflecting on process and progress in learning (through use of criteria-based assessment sheets), using assessment sheets to aid planning for future learning activities, engaging in interviews with native speakers.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research
Teamwork
Speaking
Life-Long Learning
Creative Problem-solving
Critical Thinking

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNita Rahayu

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Listening (1000 words equivalent)25 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 09
Reading (1000 words equivalent)25 04, 03, 02, 01, 09, 06, 07, 08, 05
Speaking (1000 words equivalent)25 04, 03, 02, 01, 05, 09, 08, 07, 06
Writing (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 09, 07, 06, 05, 08

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLinda Sukamta

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Listening (1000 words equivalent)25 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 09
Reading (1000 words equivalent)25 04, 03, 02, 01, 09, 06, 07, 08, 05
Speaking (1000 words equivalent)25 04, 03, 02, 01, 05, 09, 08, 07, 06
Writing (1000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 09, 07, 06, 05, 08