- Code ANTH8030
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Patrick Kilby
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
First Semester 2020
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This course gives students the opportunity to undertake detailed study of the literature analysing contemporary development issues and practices, such as micro-credit, participatory land-use planning, enterprise development, community health programs, and gender practice. In collaboration with the Course Convenor, students individually choose one key issue of interest to them and focus on a sustained period of desk-based research into the relevant literature. There is no expectation of field work for this course. A supervisor with knowledge or experience in the relevant field of study will be nominated, with whom the student is expected to schedule regular contact for advice and support.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Scope, plan, and conduct a desk-based research task;
- Demonstrate critical appreciation of a particular development issue; and
- Write a research article on a particular development issue.
Indicative AssessmentProgress diary and annotated bibliography which tracks the planning and design of the research, 2000 words (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2]
Research article which demonstrates successful implementation of the research design, 5000 words (75%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
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Workload260 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 12 hours of contact over 12 weeks of meetings; and
b) 248 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Archaeology and Anthropology to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Assumed KnowledgeThis course is an independent reading course. Student must have undertaken several courses in development studies with consistent high grades. It is advisable to undertake it at the end of your degree and students must consult the course convenor regarding suitability ahead of enrolment.
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3176||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||In Person||N/A|
|3440||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||Online||N/A|