IDEAS THAT SHOOK THE WORLD

HUS1TEN

2016

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline

In this Core Interdisciplinary subject for theBachelor of Arts, we will explore some of the most influential ideas in thehistory of the West including: freedom, imperialism, secularisation and theindividual. The subject traces the origins of these ideas and theirmanifestation in the world today. Through this, you will develop anunderstanding of the dynamics of change. The subject is delivered in small seminar-styleclasses, allowing you to work closely with fellow students and your academicseminar leader. This subject will help you identify and critically evaluatesome of the central ideas underpinning public discussion on a range ofpolitical and cultural issues. It will provide you with a solid foundation ofcultural knowledge, which will be invaluable as you continue your studies. This subject addresses the Innovation andEntrepreneurship Essential by asking you to think creatively, workcollaboratively, and respond to real-world scenarios and issues in 21stCentury Australia.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSarah Midford

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ABA students must have passed HUS1FAS to enrol. No restriction for HUSBAM, RBA, BEBAP, HUSBAW, ADAW, ADAB, ADAM, ADAS.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions On the Melbourne campus HUS1TEN is only available to ABA students. Available to all students on BE, MI, SH and AW campuses.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of core ideas and debates that have revolutionised societies.

Activities:
Group Project, Research Project, Seminar Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)

02. Demonstrate research skills, including the ability to effectively access, and evaluate the quality of electronic and paper-based archival materials.

Activities:
Research project, group project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Practice critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills in academic tasks of reading, writing and public speaking.

Activities:
Research Project,Group Project, Seminar Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
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,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Demonstrate effective communication skills through oral and written exercise.

Activities:
Seminar Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Develop effective research and writing skills through a step-by-step writing process facilitated by academic mentors.

Activities:
Research Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

06. Work collaboratively to formulate an innovative response to a challenge to freedom in 21st Century Australia, forging partnerships and resolving complex problems creatively.

Activities:
Group Project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
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,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 days collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 days seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 days collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 days seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Mildura, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 days collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 days seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSara James

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 days collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Delivered online via LMS content."

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 days seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group work and presentation (1200-word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 06
Individual research project (2000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 05
Seminar activities (800-word equivalent)20 01, 03, 04