HUMN 3106 Study Tours

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102742

Coordinator Shane Hersey Opens in new window

Description This unit provides students with opportunities outside the usual classroom experience. It is designed particularly for students who (1) enrol in short course study tours and/or (2) take a placement with an international or domestic workplace. A number of WSU partners offer short course study programs either internationally or domestically. The study tours offer an opportunity to spend up to three weeks off campus and experience real-life settings that allow for application of academic knowledge and understanding of on-the-spot discoveries.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Equivalent Subjects HUMN 3053 - International Study Tours

Restrictions Successful completion of 60 credit points of study in currently enrolled program.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Analyse the effect of culture as it applies to a national/ workplace setting
  2. Apply academic knowledge to existing situations
  3. Integrate existing knowledge with new, on-the-spot discoveries
  4. Reflect on the impact of the subject on your intellectual and professional development

Subject Content

1. Planned short course in an international or domestic setting.
2. Integration of knowledge gained in an international or domestic context with discipline knowledge.
3. Intercultural understanding and skill development.

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Portfolio 1,000 words (or equivalient) 20% N Individual
Presentation 10 Minutes 20% N Individual
Critical Review 2,500 - 3,000 words 60% N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 2

Bankstown

Day

Subject Contact Shane Hersey Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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