INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR

HUS2ISB

2020

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

 1. Sinking Heritage, Maldives Study Tour; 2. South Asia's water crisis in the diverse Himalaya (Bhutan); 3.Culture or language in-country program(s) in Chongqing (southwest) or Guangzhou (southern) in China; and 4. Balancing environmental protection and energy production up the Yangtze River in Southwest China. Please note that these tours all run at different times and incur additional fees.  For details information on any of the study tours, email the subject coordinator.




SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRaphael Trantoul

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Bachelor of Arts or Non-Bachelor of Arts students: at least 60 CP at level 1 (first year level) or instance coordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects HUS2IST, HUS3ISB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions No-interest indexed OS-FEE-HELP loans and a La Trobe Study Abroad subsidy may be available. You need to ensure your own eligibility. Different travel and study subjects operate at different times throughout the year, and only at one time in the year. Check the timetable. Students enroll in these subjects in the normal way, and pay the normal higher education contribution fee. Students also pay an extra fee for these subjects to cover their additional cost of travel, accommodation, some meals, and some entrances to galleries and museums. Students can opt to take out a no-interest indexed loan to cover these additional costs through the Commonwealth OS-FEE-HELP scheme. La Trobe's Global Lounge has full details.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Development of research capabilities through the presentation of their knowledge about selected topics which relate to the themes of the field trip.

Activities:
1. Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests 2. Report, Essay or Examination 3. Oral/Listening Assessment or Multimedia/Video Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
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 (Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Development of capabilities to encounter and revise perspectives on a topic or topics by combining research with knowledge of sites, performances, experiences and places.

Activities:
1. Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests 2. Report, Essay or Examination 3. Oral/Listening Assessment or Multimedia/Video Presentation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
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 (Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Week 01-08, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Davis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 01 - 08
Two 2.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 01 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Field Trip Week: 03 - 05
One 14.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 03 to week 05 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Anticipated travel dates."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests (1,000-word equivalent)Group or Individual. Subject to study tour enrolled in.25 01, 02
Written assessment (1,500 words)Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. Subject to study tour enrolled in.35 01, 02
Interactive assessment (five minute, 2000-word equivalent)Oral & Listening Assessment, or Multimedia or Video Presentation. Subject to study tour enrolled in.40 01, 02

Melbourne, 2020, Week 42-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKeir Strickland

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 47 - 48
Two 2.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 47 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"pre-departure seminar dates TBA"

Field Trip Week: 47 - 52
One 21.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 47 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Field trip dates to be confirmed"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests (1,000-word equivalent)Group or Individual. Subject to study tour enrolled in.25 01, 02
Written assessment (1,500 words)Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. Subject to study tour enrolled in.35 01, 02
Interactive assessment (five minute, 2000-word equivalent)Oral & Listening Assessment, or Multimedia or Video Presentation. Subject to study tour enrolled in.40 01, 02

Melbourne, 2020, Week 27-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangbin Chen

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 27 - 52
Two 2.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"pre-departure seminar dates TBA"

Field Trip Week: 27 - 52
One 17.0 days field trip per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Field trip dates TBA. Please check the Sch"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests (1,000-word equivalent)Group or Individual. Subject to study tour enrolled in.25 01, 02
Written assessment (1,500 words)Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. Subject to study tour enrolled in.35 01, 02
Interactive assessment (five minute, 2000-word equivalent)Oral & Listening Assessment, or Multimedia or Video Presentation. Subject to study tour enrolled in.40 01, 02

Melbourne, 2020, Week 25-32, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuth Gamble

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 26 - 28
One 15.0 days field trip other recurrence during the day from week 26 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Anticipated travel dates"

Seminar Week: 25 - 30
Two 2.0 hours seminar per week during the day from week 25 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Project Pitch, Plan, Presentation or Tests (1,000-word equivalent)Group or Individual. Subject to study tour enrolled in.25 01, 02
Written assessment (1,500 words)Final Report, Essay or Written Examination. Subject to study tour enrolled in.35 01, 02
Interactive assessment (five minute, 2000-word equivalent)Oral & Listening Assessment, or Multimedia or Video Presentation. Subject to study tour enrolled in.40 01, 02