School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Region and Culture
  • Unit Code

    CCI1103
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Donna Jean MAZZA

Description

This unit investigates the relationship between place, identity and culture. Students will explore ways in which changing cultures and landscapes both frame and inform particular arts and community practices. The focus is on Australian regional communities with some international comparisons.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Articulate ways in which various arts and community practices respond to changing cultures and landscapes.
  2. Critically evaluate ways in which notions of regionalism and place are represented in regional communities.
  3. Identify ways in which arts and community practices have contributed to the contestation of landscape and regional identity.

Unit Content

  1. Landscape, identity and culture.
  2. Regional cultural development.
  3. Representation of landscape and culture in literature, art, theatre and creative writing.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Weekly lectures, seminars and audiovisual presentations.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
ProjectCreative work or personal essay with presentation60%
EssayEssay40%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
ProjectCreative work or personal essay with presentation60%
EssayEssay40%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Region and Culture
  • Unit Code

    CCI1103
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Donna Jean MAZZA

Description

This unit investigates the relationship between place, identity and culture. Students will explore ways in which changing cultures and landscapes both frame and inform particular arts and community practices. The focus is on Australian regional communities with some international comparisons.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Articulate ways in which various arts and community practices respond to changing cultures and landscapes.
  2. Critically evaluate ways in which notions of regionalism and place are represented in regional communities.
  3. Identify ways in which arts and community practices have contributed to the contestation of landscape and regional identity.

Unit Content

  1. Landscape, identity and culture.
  2. Regional cultural development.
  3. Representation of landscape and culture in literature, art, theatre and creative writing.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Weekly lectures, seminars and audiovisual presentations.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
ProjectCreative work or research essay50%
ExerciseKey concepts exercises50%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
ProjectCreative work or research essay50%
ExerciseKey concepts exercises50%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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