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Unit of Study HUM00270 - Doing Cultural Studies (2016)

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  • Co-requisites

      HUM00270 (V2) Introduction to Cultural Studies

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 express an understanding of culture in the Australian context
2 identify key concepts and theories as crucial tools in a critical understanding of identity
3 articulate the relation between cultural theory and the contexts in which it is produced (in relation to time and place)
4 critically intervene in a specific context or site of everyday practice
5 analyse a range of texts and practices with attention to their cultural meaning
6 appreciate the responsibility of research as active intervention in contemporary society.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. express an understanding of culture in the Australian context
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. identify key concepts and theories as crucial tools in a critical understanding of identity
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  3. articulate the relation between cultural theory and the contexts in which it is produced (in relation to time and place)
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  4. critically intervene in a specific context or site of everyday practice
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  5. analyse a range of texts and practices with attention to their cultural meaning
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  6. appreciate the responsibility of research as active intervention in contemporary society.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:

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