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Area/Catalogue
HUMS 3045

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
106082

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To enable students to apply their knowledge and understanding to critically evaluate the significance of material culture in understanding the past.

Course content

The student will demonstrate advanced understanding through the application of knowledge and reflection in authentic problem solving in modern material culture analysis, theory and practice in material culture, Aboriginal material culture, historical archaelogy; ethics and sensitivities, online material culture, interpretation of material culture, cross-disciplinary methodologies, and material culture of different places of meaning

Textbook(s)

Harvey, K 2009, History and material culture: a student's guide to approaching alternative sources, ., Routledge, Oxon, UK

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
HUMS 2010 Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism
Group 2
HUMS 2034 Forging a Nation: Australian History 1920 - Present
Group 3
HUMS 2035 Segregation and Resistance: Aboriginal People and Government
Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HUMS 1035 Aboriginal Cultures

One of the three group courses plus the common prerequisite course listed above, or approval of the Course Coordinator.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
Practical 4 hours x 1 week
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online 3 hours x 10 weeks
Online 3 hours x 2 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Critique 1000 words 20% N/A
Journal 1200 words 30% N/A
Essay 2300 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Critique 1000 words 20% N/A
Journal 1200 words 30% N/A
Essay 2300 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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