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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 2096

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
171391

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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
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To develop students’ understandings of the concepts of Asia Literacy and Asia Capability and their capacity to critically analyse Australia's historical and contemporary relationship with Asia.

Course content

Students will develop a critical understanding of Australia’s relationship with Asia since 1800, investigate the contemporary social and economic profiles of countries across the Asia region, evaluate the narrative in Australia around the Asian Century, and Asia Literacy in education in particular, reflect on the implications of Australia’s engagement in the Asian Century for their own professional futures, and investigate the current dynamics of Australia’s relationship with four key nations in Asia.

Textbook(s)

Halse, C 2015, Asia literate schooling in the Asian Century, Routledge, London

Asia Society Australia 2017, Disruptive Asia: Asia's rise and Australia's future, Asia Society Australia, Sydney

Kassam, N 2020, Lowy Institute Poll 2020: Understanding Australian attitudes to the world, Lowy Institute, Sydney

Walker, D 2019, Stranded Nation; White Australia in an Asian region, UWA publishing, Western Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Seminar 2 hours x 12 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
Presentation 2000 words 44% N/A
Essay 2500 words 56% 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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* 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.

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