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HI5001 - Asia and the World

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

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.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
HI3001 HI2001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Dr Claire Brennan.
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 26-Mar-2015
Coord/Lect: Dr Claire Brennan.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
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.