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Trimester 3 2014 Study Tour [2015 Study Tour units for SHSS to be finalised for publication in time for re-enrolment September 2014]
|Unit chair:||C Wilkinson|
Students must have completed 8 credit points of study at level 1. Otherwise by permission of Unit chair.
Delivery methods – intensive mode, but supported also through Cloud-based resources and activities. Pre-departure fully online module in Cloud (integral to preparation and pre-tour assignment work): 4 hours. Pre departure workshop session (conducted by Study Abroad Office), including preparation: 8 hours. In country: 10 days x 8 hours = 80 hours. Total: approx. 92 hours.
Cloud (online) teaching methods and independent learning activities require access to substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.
This unit focuses of developing students’ understanding of Japanese society and politics. Based at Musashi University in Tokyo, via a program of guest lectures, seminars, workshops and field trips students will both gain insights into Japan’s distinctive culture and be encouraged to utilise these insights to reflect upon their own culturally-embedded understandings and consider how they can enhance their intercultural communication skills and competencies.
Predeparture report, (1000 words) 30%
Journal, 1000 words (5 x 200 words) 30%
Final reflective report, (2000 words) 40%
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