TRANSFORMING LOCAL COMMUNITIES

ANT1TLC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Have you ever wondered how you can achieve positive change in your community and others? How can we use social scientific approaches to bring about meaningful positive change at a local level? How do different people across different social contexts understand, value and work to bring about such change themselves? ANT1TLC combines primary anthropological methods with those of diversely related disciplines, including Sustainability and Development Studies, Aboriginal Studies, Gender Studies, Politics and Sociology. This subject is suitable as an elective for all students.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJohn Taylor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Present a sustained complex written argument in Anthropology
02. Summarise research and arguments on a relevant topic in Anthropology
03. Apply ethical and cultural awareness to issues in Anthropology
04. Apply an anthropological perspective to local and global issues
05. Analyse local social and cultural groups and institutions in relation to historical and contemporary global processes
06. Write reflectively about anthropological issues

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Taylor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"via LMS"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Multiple Choice Quizzes (1200 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
Research Assignment (1300 word) Intended as formative assessment, occurring early in the teaching period.N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Essay (1,500 word equivalent) Intended as summative assessment, occurring around the end of the teaching period.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6