units

ATS3584

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedClayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Rani Kerin

Notes

Previously coded HSY3260

Synopsis

As for ATS2584

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding relations between indigenes and Europeans in Australia.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the epistemological issues and problems evident in the study of Australian Aboriginal History.
  3. Think critically and communicate effectively. Specifically to:
    1. develop a topic for investigation
    2. show an awareness of both the diversity of interpretations of the past, and the nature of such forms of knowledge
    3. familiarise oneself with a range of sources
    4. display precision in argument and documentation
    5. recognise and be able to present a logically ordered argument.

Assessment

Reflective essay (1500 words): 25%
Research essay (2000 words): 40%
Examinations (1000 words): 25%
Tutorial participation: 10%
Third year students will be expected to demonstrate more sophisticated analytical skills and submit work incorporating a higher level of competence in independent research and reading.

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

1 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial over 9 weeks and 2 x 1 hour lectures and 1 hour tutorial over 3 weeks

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

Prerequisites

Two gateway units in History or permission

Prohibitions