ITALIAN HONOURS SPECIAL SUBJECT

ITA4HSS

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

The subject involves detailed, specialised study of one specific area within Italian Studies in a weekly seminar. The emphasis is on expanding students' understanding of the discipline.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesResearch essays, seminar presentation, class discussion.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students enrolled in AHA. Majoring in Italian Studies

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Ability to communicate in written Italian at the threshold of language professionalism; ability to report and summarise arguments; ability to express complex ideas.
02. Ability to participate in class discussions using the appropriate register of Italian; ability to express themselves fluently and convey finer shades of meaning.
03. Ability to read with ease most forms of Italian including linguistically complex texts, specialized articles and literary works; ability to locate and use resources to investigate a research question.
04. Ability to synthesise and perform critical analysis of texts and to develop and evaluate arguments.
05. Ability to create and explore research questions, find resources and build arguments.
06. Ability to interact in pairs or small groups for class discussions, with commitment to shared goals and appropriate interpersonal skills.
07. Familiarity with Italian cultural production, and with ethical research activity.
08. Understanding of and engagement with research and learning as a continuous, changing process.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 28.00 d field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research Essay 1 (3,200-word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Research essay 2 (3,200-word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Seminar presentation (1,600-word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid Maher

Class requirements

Field TripWeek: 30 - 42
One 28.00 d field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Research Essay 1 (3,200-word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Research essay 2 (3,200-word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8

Seminar presentation (1,600-word equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8