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Unit convenor and teaching staff
In this unit you are introduced to the analysis of everyday situations such as the home, the street, work, shopping, community, neighbourhoods, and various sites of leisure and entertainment. We also reveal and scrutinize the many tools and props that we use to negotiate these everyday activities (eg, clothes, mobile phones, automobiles, computers, furnishings etc) and explore the hidden social forces that shape our lives.
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|Reflection essay||20%||No||Sunday 29 Aug 2021 (11.59pm)|
|Online Quizzes||20%||No||Sunday 17 Oct 2021 (11.59pm)|
|Take-home Exam||40%||Yes||Sunday 7 Nov 2021 (11.59pm)|
A reflective essay on an everyday space.
Students complete weekly quizzes which test lecture and reading material.
Assessment Type 1: Quiz/Test
Indicative Time on Task 2: 60 hours
Due: Sunday 7 Nov 2021 (11.59pm)
This is a hurdle assessment task (see assessment policy for more information on hurdle assessment tasks)
At the end of the course, students will have a take-home exam consisting of short answers to questions. The exam will cover content from the whole course.
Students are expected to participate in the weekly exercises, discussions and tasks as directed
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2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation
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Unit information based on version 2021.02 of the Handbook