This unit builds students’ grasp of disciplinary methods and knowledge through focusing on a text-based special topic. Students will undertake a program of guided reading and discussion led by an academic expert.
|Unit name||Text-based Reading Seminar|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
|Discipline||English|Global Cultures and Languages|History and Classics|Philosophy and Gender Studies|
|Coordinator||Doctor Jayne Knight|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Explain the key themes and issues in a text-based special topic from the perspective of an academic discipline within the Humanities
- Apply skills in researching and critically analysing scholarship and evidence relating to a text-based special topic
- Apply skills in formulating and communicating arguments according to the conventions of an academic discipline within the Humanities
- Engage in sophisticated oral discussion as a member of an academic discipline within the Humanities
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:HUM405 Advanced Reading Seminar
|Assessment||Participation and Seminar Leadership (25%)|Critical Review (30%)|Text-based essay (45%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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