SPANISH 8

SPA4008

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students critically analyse and conduct investigation on key contemporary issues in Spanish and Latin American societies. Topics studied may include: gender studies, race relations, inequality, national identities, historical memory, neo-colonialism and LGBT+ issues.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMeredith Wrigley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesClass exercises in pairs or groups.In-class debates.Essay; texts.All reading for class and assessment items.Oral presentations

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesSPA4007

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. Express themselves fluently and spontaneously in Spanish.
02. Produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
03. Understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
04. Use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.

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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-ordinatorMeredith Wrigley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay (2,000-word equivalent)On topics relevant to the subject content

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Oral presentation (1,000-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Written assessments (1,000-words equivalent)Series of assessments submitted over the course of the semester.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4