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WC2001 - Australian Women's Studies

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically.
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

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Baker
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 24 hours tutorials
Assessment: presentations (25%); reflective journal (30%); essays (45%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: Professor Debra Miles
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours - 10 hours of study per week required.
Method of Delivery: andWWW - LearnJCUPrinted materials
Assessment: assignments.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: Dr Joanne Baker
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 24 hours tutorials
Assessment: presentations (25%); reflective journal (30%); essays (45%).

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.