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WC2001 - Australian Women's Studies

[Not offered by Internal on-campus mode in 2014]

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

This subject explores the lives, experiences and achievements of Australian women in historical, cultural and contemporary contexts. Interdisciplinary in nature, the subject will draw on insights from a range of disciplines.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply appropriate theoretical frameworks and concepts to the analysis of contemporary Australian womens lives;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the historical and contemporary position of women in Australian society;
  • discuss and critically evaluate key debates surrounding gender related issues;
  • distinguish between major theoretical perspectives in womens studies.
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:
WC1001

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Debra Miles
Lecturer: Ms Sandra Croaker.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours - 10 hours of study per week required.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: reflective paper (60%); essays (40%).

External, Study Period 11
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Professor Debra Miles
Lecturer: Ms Sandra Croaker.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours - 10 hours of study per week required.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: reflective paper (60%); assignments (40%).

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.