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Adjunct Unit in Advanced Japanese ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Robyn Spence-Brown

Clayton First semester 2006 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit provides advanced students who are self-directed and highly motivated and who are taking an approved co-requisite unit with the opportunity to further expand their linguistic competence and knowledge of a topic area by undertaking an in-depth project or program of study. This will usually include research on a specific topic and written work. Other activities may include participation in relevant conferences and forums, viewing and production of creative works, small group projects or community involvement. Specific content and assessment will be negotiated and set out in writing prior to the commencement of semester, or within the first two weeks.

Objectives: Students will: 1. Extend their linguistic competence, particularly in relation to reading and writing skills. 2. Extend their knowledge in the topic area covered by the co-requisite unit. 3. Demonstrate independent research skills and/or other relevant independent study skills at a level commensurate with their year level.

Assessment: Project Proposal (450 words): 10%; Project (written, or written and oral) (4050 words): 90%.

Contact Hours: Regular consultation with coordinator and attendance at normal 2hrs per week classes for co-requisite unit

Prerequisites: Permission of coordinator of corequisite unit

Corequisites: Japanese 9, 10, 11 or 12 at appropriate year level