Contemporary Indonesian Culture
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- 27 Feb 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
demonstrate knowledge of the development of modern Indonesian culture within Indonesia’s historical context;
identify and synthesise findings presented in scholarly literature on select topics on Indonesian culture and society;
formulate sound arguments and communicate them clearly, concisely, and coherently in written form; and
critically analyse chosen topics in modern Indonesian culture and society with reference to scholarly literature and the broader historical context.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencment if the teaching period.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject explores the ways in which modern Indonesian culture is being developed, principally through literature, mass media, and other communicative forms. The ideas and themes of interest to Indonesian cultural practitioners will be central to the study, as will the influences upon them. Modern cultural activities in different regions of the archipelago will be examined to increase awareness of Indonesian diversity. The material studied will be mostly in English, but will include some words and expressions in Indonesian with English translation. Enhance your career options by developing a greater understanding of the culture of one of the region’s booming economies.
Assessment 1: Literature Review. 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 2: Minor Essay. 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 3: Major Essay. 2500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 4
- Literature Review. 1000 words (20%)
- Minor Essay. 1500 words. (30%)
- Major Essay. 2500 words. (50%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 09 Jun 23
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