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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is an introduction to the historical, social and cultural realities of Latin America and Spain through a number of case studies. Learning activities are designed to help students grow in their intercultural understanding and academic writing skills.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLaura Tolton Seabra

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesEssay, oral presentationClass discussionsTests, readings

Capstone subjectNo

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Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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. Undertake research about contemporary topics in the Latin American and Spanish world.
02. Formulate arguments orally on one's own and to contribute constructively to discussions about topical issues
03. Develop a critical reading of written and audio-visual texts and explore a number of major issues in contemporary Spain and Latin America
04. Work with a partner or as part of a team in order to present clear, detailed descriptions, concise summaries, and viewpoints on topical issues, interacting with thoughtfulness and spontaneity, and responding to the contributions of others
05. Write academic texts in an organized way about topics related to contemporary Spain and Latin America.

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