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HI2001 - Asia and the World

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject explores the history of globalisation with particular emphasis on the role of Asia. It examines the economic, cultural, political and ecological transformations that have increasingly interconnected peoples and places around the globe. Among key issues examined are: the role of Asia in the development of long-distance trade routes; the place of Asia in the first global economic system; Revolutions; colonialism and war; the role of technology in globalisation.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop an awareness of the diverse causes and consequences of the processes of globalisation;
  • develop skills in historical research and writing;
  • foster an appreciation of a variety of interpretations and assessments of globalisation;
  • provide a framework for understanding modern world history.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HI3001 HI5001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Claire Brennan
Lecturers: Dr Claire Brennan, Mrs Christine Reghenzani, Mr Rohan Lloyd.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (35%); assignments (15%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Claire Brennan
Lecturers: Dr Claire Brennan, Mr Rohan Lloyd.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 0 hours - Lectures will be videoconferenced to Cairns
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); essays (35%); assignments (15%).

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.