units

ATS3606

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Jane Drakard

Notes

Previously coded HSY3710

Synopsis

As for ATS2606

Outcomes

Students taking the course will:

  1. Become familiar with some major developments in island Southeast Asia before the end of the nineteenth century, including the nature and ramifications of religious change, the role of state power and political loyalty, economic change, western intrusion, the development of colonial power, and the character of local responses.
  2. Identify and understand major issues and debates discussed in the historical literature dealing with Southeast Asia.
  3. Develop a critical approach to these debates and an appreciation of the nature of the available evidence.
  4. Consider the relative values embodied in the western language and indigenous documents studied in the course.
  5. Develop their own perspectives on issues considered in the course and learn to present and support them with evidence in their written work and in tutorials.
  6. Demonstrate enhanced skills in the formulation and development of an independent research project including the location and critical analysis of relevant documentary sources.

Assessment

Written work: 75%
Class participation (including written and oral tasks): 25%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

A first-year sequence in History or permission

Prohibitions