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AIS202 - Study Tour: International and Intercultural Studies

Unit details

Year

2016 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Not offered 2016

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

Nicholas Henry

Prerequisite:

Students must have completed at least 8 credit points of study in their course; and permission from unit chair to enrol.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Total contact hours: 

-  Pre-departure module in the Cloud (online) (integral to preparation

and pre-tour assignment work): estimated: 3-4 hours

-  Pre departure session (conducted by Study Abroad

Office): 8 hours

-  In country: 10 days x 8 hours = 80 hours

Total: approx. 92 hours

Content

This unit focuses on developing students’ understanding of Indonesian culture and society. It also encourages students to explore differences between Indonesia and Australia and to reflect on Indonesian perceptions of Western countries. Students are encouraged to reflect upon their own culturally-embedded understandings and to explore the issues involved in enhancing intercultural communication and competency.

Assessment

Pre-departure Report, 30%, 1250 words

Journal, 20%, 750 words

Final Report, 50%, 2000 words

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