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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast



Understanding this Region is an interdisciplinary foundation unit which will provide you with a regional, national and international understanding of this part of the world, focusing on its uniqueness and complexity.

You will be introduced to Australian history, to Indigenous matters both historical and contemporary, to Asian studies, and to Australia's neighbours and closest relationships. In addition, you will begin to develop an awareness of how identities in the region have formed in interaction. You will become familiar with the breadth of study in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and learn how various disciplines approach the same topic from different perspectives

Summary 2020

Unit name Understanding this Region
Unit code HAA001
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics

Dr Graham Wood

Teaching staff

Staff from the School of Humanities

Level Foundation
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

On Campus:   1 hour web-based recorded lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week.

Off Campus:   1 hour web-based recorded lecture and 1 hour web-based discussion list participation per week


Online Quizzes (3 x 10%) (total 30%)

Short written assignments (40%)

Short report (500 words) (30%)

(Pass or Fail only - ungraded pass).

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