units

ATS3117

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)Mr Paul Thomas

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

This unit provides opportunities for language learning through immersion in a content based unit dealing with practical aspects of journalism in the Indonesian context. Two workshops are conducted each week which integrate language skills with four main themes: history and background of the media in Indonesia, translation and the media, the print media; and radio broadcasting.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the unit students will be able to:

  1. comprehend and create text across a broad range of registers commonly used in the Indonesian language news media;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the underlying issues related to the practice and occupation of journalism in Indonesia;
  3. exploit a range of questioning skills in an interview situation;
  4. recognise and apply specific journalistic styles both in the print and broadcast media;
  5. critique the underlying motives and quality of journalistic texts.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 70%
Exam: 30%

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)

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

Prerequisites

ATS2116 or ATS3116 or equivalent

Prohibitions

ATS1117, ATS2117