AIE365 - Middle East Study Tour

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: Study Tour

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Mat Hardy

Prerequisite:

Students must have completed one units from AIE153, AIE154, AIE255, AIE363, AIE364 and permission from the unit chair to enrol

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Delivery methods – intensive mode, but supported also through Cloud-based resources and activities. Total contact hours: Pre-departure Online (Cloud) module (integral to preparation and pre-tour assignment work): approximately 3 hours. Pre-departure session: 8 hours. In country: 14 days x 8 hours = 112 hours. Total: 120 hours (excluding flights)

Note:

Study tours will be confirmed by April 2018.  Contact the Work Integrated Learning (WIL) team for queries: ARTSED Work Integrated Learning.

Content

A two week guided study tour to Jordan and Qatar. The focus is on developing students’ understanding of the region as well as their broader inter-cultural competence. Students will be encouraged to reflect on their experiences during the tour and compare them to their preconceptions of the region and the way that it is depicted in the Australian media. The program includes meetings with Jordanian and Qatari university students as well as a series of lectures and meetings.

Assessment

Pre-departure Report, 30%, 1500 words

Final Report, 70%, 2500 word

Unit Fee Information

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