CULTURE AND GLOBALISATION: INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY
Credit points: 15
In our rapidly changing world a stunning diversity of rituals and spiritual beliefs coexist with mobile phones, driverless cars, transnational travel and rapid urbanisation. Anthropology explores the vast range of human possibilities and our complex relationships with transforming habitats and environments. In this subject fascinating case studies from around the world form a basis for understanding how and why people develop and express their cultural identities. Students explore the relevance of anthropology in helping make sense of the many cultural contexts and problems that define humanity today. As well as developing an informed and critical outlook on their own social worlds, students will gain skills relevant to multicultural and global contexts. This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship entails deep appreciation of how we live in an interconnected world, being able to recognize the global context of concepts, act across cultures and boundaries, and work with diverse communities now and in the future. This subject is suitable as an elective for all students..
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorHelen Lee
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning Activities Essay, tutorial exercises and quizzes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
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Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Lee
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
TutorialWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Tutorial exercises (750-word equivalent) Assessment is based on participation in specific activities during tutorials.
|Other||Individual||No||15||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
One 1,500-word written assignment Assignments to be submitted to Turnitin and marked through Grademark.
|Assignment||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO3, SILO5|
Online quizzes (1,000-word equivalent) 3 online quizzes worth 10% each
Fieldwork assignment (750-word equivalent) A basic fieldwork assignment to be written up as fieldnotes, analysis and a reflexive account.