Courses & Units

Living and Working with Cultural Diversity CZZ104

Hobart

Introduction

Become better prepared to deal with the variety of culturally challenging situations you will encounter in whichever part of the world you live and work. Develop an appreciation of the personal and professional benefits which come from being more culturally aware and competent in increasingly diverse settings. Explore what it means to belong to a culturally diverse, global society and be challenged by the social constructions of race, ethnicity, and culture. This unit provides a firm foundation for understanding and dealing with real world issues relating to culture and cultural differences, organized into two modules. The first module develops a clearer understanding of your own worldview, and how this potentially affects your communication and interactions with others. The second module targets concepts and skills for recognizing and addressing systemic discrimination. Learners are equipped along the way to resolve case studies on real-world issues relating to culture and cultural differences, through both reflective practice and effective writing. Your teaching team is a group of diverse and highly qualified academic and professional staff from two Colleges (Health & Medicine and Arts, Law & Education) and the Academic Division. All of them are able to draw on their considerable knowledge and experience of living and working with cultural diversity in their own and other countries.

Summary

Unit name Living and Working with Cultural Diversity
Unit code CZZ104
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator Mr Sebastien Robin
Teaching staff Doctor Emily Rudling|Doctor Maria Kunda|Doctor Robyn Moore
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain how your own and other people‚Äôs worldviews influence behaviour, communication and attitudes.
  • Practice self-reflection as a tool for considering your responses to intercultural situations.
  • Investigate strategies to promote equity in a variety of contexts.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090300 $1,812.00 $850.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

XBR104

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

AssessmentDiscussion posts (5%)|Discussion posts (10%)|Reflection (15%)|Discussion posts (15%)|Assignment (25%)|Reflection (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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