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BA1002 - Our Space: Networks, Narrative and the Making of Place

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This core subject for the Bachelor of Arts examines networks and the related concepts of space, place, power and narratives. In exploring the concept of 'Our Space' we examine the importance of networks to place-making, and the power relations involved in such networks. We investigate how networks locate us, and how narratives of space and place flow through networks of communication and exchange. We also examine how networks not only shape our identities, but also the ways we experience our place in the world. Throughout the study period we will investigate, via narratives and thought-provoking case studies, how the contemporary networked world has a long history, and we will evaluate the impact of such networks on space and the making of place.

Learning Outcomes

  • analyse and evaluate a range of academic theories of power, space, networks, narratives and place-making;
  • identify how relations of power are implicated in space, networks, narratives and place;
  • evaluate and critically analyse how networks operate in a global context using a case study approach;
  • synthesise and communicate complex ideas using appropriate terms and technologies.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: tutorial participation (20%); assignment 1 (35%); assignment 2 (45%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen
Lecturers: Professor Rosita Henry, Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: tutorial participation (20%); assignment 1 (35%); assignment 2 (45%).
Special Assessment Requirements: none

Cairns, External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen
Lecturers: Professor Rosita Henry, Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours - 26 hrs lectures-available from LearnJCU site and 12 hrs Web-board tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: tutorial participation (20%); assignment 1 (35%); assignment 2 (45%).
Special Assessment Requirements: none

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Lecturer: Dr Danny Tan.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: tutorial participation (20%); assignment 1 (35%); assignment 2 (45%).
Special Assessment Requirements: none
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.