ALL722 - Texts for Young Adults

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2-hour online seminar equivalent per week

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit focuses on contemporary novels and films for young adults, an increasingly prominent market segment. Students will consider young adults as an implied audience and identify the ideological and socialising agendas in texts, map the processes of maturity to adulthood. Attention is paid to theories dealing with notions of adolescence as a cultural and historical construct, and to the ways in which these texts have the potential to reinforce and remodel identity and power structures, both within texts and in contemporary culture.

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