Courses & Units

Asia and Australia: Bound by Sea XBR107

Introduction

Asia and Australia: Bound by Sea takes an innovative approach to exploring connections and engagement between Australia and various places in Asia by focusing on the movement of peoples, materials, technology, resources, ideas and aspirations to demonstrate the sea's ongoing significance as a medium of interaction and exchange.
You will explore historic and contemporary encounters that have been variously collaborative, conflicted, accidental or anticipatory, and examine how these encounters may inform future relationships between Asia and Australia. Topics may include, for example, the historic pearling trade, disasters and recovery, tourism, shipping and logistical planning, and contestation and cooperation in the South China Sea and Southern Ocean.

Summary

Unit name Asia and Australia: Bound by Sea
Unit code XBR107
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School PVC Learning and Teaching
Tasmanian Institute of Learning and Teaching (TILT)
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics|Maritime and Logistics Management|Geography and Spatial Sciences|Ecology and Biodiversity|Fisheries and Aquaculture|Oceans and Cryosphere
Coordinator

Dr K Harman

Teaching staff

Dr K Harman, A/Prof P Allen, Prof J Chin, Dr B Hartley, Dr K Ross, Dr T Tanasaldy, Dr P Bhaskar, Dr S Cahoon, Dr P Chan, Dr H Pateman, Dr J Jabour, Dr S Williams

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? Yes

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Band Field of Education
1 090300

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Teaching

Assessment
  • Wordle participation and 500 word reflective statement 20%
  • 500 word reflective statement following map test 20%
  • Four discussion board posts, four responses, and a 1,500 word essay 60%
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