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ASS102 - Anthropology 1B: Culture and Communication

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Enrolment modes:(G, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Serrato
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

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

Tutorial participation (on campus) or CloudDeakin discussion (off campus) (10%) Online quiz (10%) Short essay 500 words (20%) Essay 1,500 words (30%) Closed book exam (30%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2192$2359

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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