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ASS102 - Culture and Communication

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:G Tan
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ASS202, ASS402

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

ASS102 continues the introduction to Anthropology commenced by ASS101, but can be taken first by mid-year commencing students. The subject examines other foundational issues for anthropologists including the relationship between violence and conflict and the human social order and the complexity of human communication in such diverse areas of human practice as symbolic communication, belief systems and myth and ritual. Examples of human societies and cultures are drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Australia and the Pacific.

Assessment

On-campus:

Class and 0nline exercises 20%

Online quizzes 20%; essay 30%

Closed-book exam 30%

Cloud (online):

0nline exercises 20%

Online quizzes 20%

Essay 30%

Closed-book exam 30%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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