German Social Movements in the European Context
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- 04 Nov 2019
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- analyse German social movements and interpret them in the European and global context;
- apply theoretical concepts related to the study of social movements; and
- analyse cultural artefacts in written and other media.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility requirements
- EquipmentDetails - 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).
- SoftwareDetails - Please refer students to link for requirements: http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware 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.
This subject offers an introduction to some key social movements in the contemporary German-speaking world. Students study the origins and evolution of important post-WWII social movements. Students navigate primary and secondary sources (visual and written). Students will arrive at a greater understanding of the important position Germany now occupies in the political, economic, environmental and social spheres, and the role Germany plays as a global citizen.
Essay 1: 1500 words. Essay 2: 2000 words. Quizzes: 500 word (equivalent). Two Quizzes. All assessments relate to Learning Outcomes 1-3
- Essay 1 (35%)
- Essay 2 (45%)
- Quizzes (20%)
Textbooks are not required.