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Unit of Study WRI10002 - The Nature of Narrative: Self, Time, Place and the Environment (2019)

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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 identify the connections between narrative and identity
2 recognise the transdisciplinary nature of narrative studies
3 demonstrate knowledge of the role narrative plays in our daily lives
4 reflect critically on the nature of narrative and the power of storytelling
5 analyse the nature of narrative and identify a range of narrative strategies along with their contribution to socio/political dynamics.

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

  1. identify the connections between narrative and identity
    • GA1:
  2. recognise the transdisciplinary nature of narrative studies
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  3. demonstrate knowledge of the role narrative plays in our daily lives
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  4. reflect critically on the nature of narrative and the power of storytelling
    • GA1:
  5. analyse the nature of narrative and identify a range of narrative strategies along with their contribution to socio/political dynamics.
    • GA1:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.