• Offered by Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Arabic
  • Areas of interest Arab and Islamic Studies, International Relations, Law, Security Studies, Diplomacy
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Huda Al-Tamimi
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2016
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An intensive combination of Arabic language study and approved study in a discipline. This work will be undertaken in an Arab country under arrangements made between the ANU and a university in an Arab country. Students will be required to write a researchessay in Arabic and present an oral presentation inArabic, which must be submitted to CAIS.

Students will only be permitted to travel upon completion of ANU required documentation, including, where required, the travel to a high risk destination form and the approval of all documentation by the relevant delegate.

Disclaimer: Applicants are advised that due to circumstances beyond the University's control (for example, specific international security concerns and international health crises) it may not be possible for students to commence or complete the Semester in the Arab World program. An alternative lesson plan will be arranged by CAIS to fulfill the course requirements.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon Successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate good comprehension on factual material in technical prose and discuss concrete topics related to personal and social interests,
  2. Demonstrate use of linguistic context and real-world knowledge to make sense of unfamiliar materials,
  3. Comprehend the influence of long-term cultural background on current social and political situations,
  4. Demonstrate a high level of spoken Arabic language through using correct verbal techniques and audience engagement as well as using accurate grammatical structure, pronunciation and intonation,
  5. Demonstrate a high level of analytical skills for the chosen research topic in both written and oral terms, with evidence of good application of Arabic linguistics coherent for native readers.

Indicative Assessment

Assessment from the university in the Arab country will be 40%, with the make up of the following:

  •  15% language component,(LO 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • 15% history and politics, (LO 1, 3, 5)
  • 10% culture, (LO 1, 3)

This will be a mixture of written and oral examination as determined by the university in the Arab country.

Assessment at ANU, 60%:

  • 40% written-6000 words, (LO 1, 2, 3, 5)
  • 20% oral presentation- 35 minutes, which will be recorded, (LO 1, 3, 4, 5)

Upon their return, students will be required to show evidence that they have met the learning outcomes for the assessment undertaken at the university in the Arab country as well as to give a 35 minute oral presentation in Arabic on the research project (up to 6000 words) undertaken at the university in the Arab country. Academic Transcripts as well as course description information will also be required to be submitted to the CAIS Arabic Program Convenor.

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Total of 520 hours:

  • Teaching at the university in the Arab country over a period of at least 20 weeks, comprising of at least 20 hours per week, which are divided into fifteen hours of group sessions and five hours of individual tutorials.
  • Electronic consultation with supervisor back at CAIS, ANU, on the research project and writing and presenting the project (120 hours).

Prescribed Texts

The syllabus of the university in the Arab country.



Preliminary Reading

The syllabus of the university in the Arab country.



Assumed Knowledge

To enrol in this course it is strongly recommended that you have completed ARAB2012 or equivalent.


Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
24 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
24.00 0.50000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $10872
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2016 $15504
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1635 01 Jan 2016 05 Feb 2016 05 Feb 2016 30 Jun 2016 In Person N/A

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