THE ART OF BEING HUMAN

HUS1FAS

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unique subject we take an interdisciplinary approach to exploring some of the most interesting and engaging questions that are under discussion in the University today. In The Art of Being Human we examine the human experience through topics such as comedy and laughter, the power of creativity and storytelling, the complexity of human identity, and the shape of our human future. We also seek to practice and develop the critical academic capabilities that are necessary to your success as a student. The subject is delivered in small group seminar settings that allow you to connect with fellow students and a dedicated member of academic staff.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSara James

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is Core for all students enrolling in the Bachelor of Arts (ABA). Transferring students who have completed one year or more of a Bachelors degree or have completed a Bachelors degree will be given advanced standing for this subject.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"LMS Content"

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
1st essay (800 words equivalent)20
2nd essay (1,300 words equivalent)30
Final group project and presentation20
seminar exercisesStudents must submit 80% of seminar exercises in order to pass the subject.30

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"LMS Content"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
1st essay (800 words equivalent)20
2nd essay (1,300 words equivalent)30
Final group project and presentation20
seminar exercisesStudents must submit 80% of seminar exercises in order to pass the subject.30

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"LMS Content"

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
1st essay (800 words equivalent)20
2nd essay (1,300 words equivalent)30
Final group project and presentation20
seminar exercisesStudents must submit 80% of seminar exercises in order to pass the subject.30

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"LMS Content"

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
1st essay (800 words equivalent)20
2nd essay (1,300 words equivalent)30
Final group project and presentation20
seminar exercisesStudents must submit 80% of seminar exercises in order to pass the subject.30