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Unit of Study SOC10400 - Gender, Sexuality and Culture (2020)

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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 relate key issues and debates in gender and sexuality to their social and cultural contexts in contemporary society
2 critically evaluate how gender and sexuality are constructed in culture, society and the media
3 clearly and coherently articulate the impact of gender and sexuality on the life worlds of individuals and society
4 engage in constructive oral and written discussion that has a cultural studies approach
5 critically analyse different socio-legal, political and cultural viewpoints and arguments on a particular topic related to gender and sexuality.

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

  1. relate key issues and debates in gender and sexuality to their social and cultural contexts in contemporary society
    • GA1:
    • GA6:
  2. critically evaluate how gender and sexuality are constructed in culture, society and the media
    • GA1:
    • GA7:
  3. clearly and coherently articulate the impact of gender and sexuality on the life worlds of individuals and society
    • GA1:
    • GA6:
  4. engage in constructive oral and written discussion that has a cultural studies approach
    • GA1:
    • GA6:
  5. critically analyse different socio-legal, political and cultural viewpoints and arguments on a particular topic related to gender and sexuality.
    • GA1:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.