units

ATS3115

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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 UnitIndonesian Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Yacinta Kurniasih

Notes

The unit requires a language placement test. For further information go to http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/indonesian/first-year-indonesian-enrolment-and-placement-interviews/

Synopsis

Passages from the Indonesian print media and other sources on selected topics relating to Indonesian society, culture and politics are critically analysed. Audio-visual material on selected topics are viewed and discussed, and writing tasks using appropriate registers are undertaken. Indonesian is the medium of instruction in all classes.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students will have:

  1. enhanced and deepened their knowledge of issues in contemporary Indonesian society, politics and culture
  2. strengthened their understanding of the way Indonesian language is structured and registered, and extended their vocabulary to convey information about, and interpretation of, attitudes to these issues
  3. enhanced their skills in listening and comprehension of spoken Indonesian language
  4. increased their skills in reproducing appropriate structure and registers of Indonesian language in speaking and writing
  5. strengthened their translation skills, both from Indonesian to English and vice versa.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Exam: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Off-campus attendance requirements

1 weekend school or equivalent hours with private tutor.

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

Prerequisites

ATS2114 or equivalent

Prohibitions

ATS2115