GLOBAL ISSUES, LOCAL LIVES

SOC1GIL

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Globalisation is a major social force with wide-reaching consequences. The process of globalisation has had dramatic effects on our social, cultural and economic landscapes and its effects are both complex and politically charged. Each week, we draw on a range of case studies to illustrate the increasingly interconnected nature of the contemporary world to help us understand how local contexts and lives are shaped by global processes and how these processes are resisted.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaulina Billett

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesEssay, seminar worksheets and presentation, team presentation.

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply sociological theories, concepts and evidence to the analysis of local and global issues
02. Evaluate the impact of global challenges on local communities
03. Present a complex sustained written argument exploring the impact of globalisation from a sociological context
04. Demonstrate the ability to participate as part of a team to produce a presentation on a global issue impacting a local community

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaulina Billett

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Major Essay (1600 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Seminar Worksheets (1,000 Words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2

Team presentation (800 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Presentation worksheet (500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3