146308

Taking Anthropology to the World

This course aims to workshop and assemble a professional portfolio applying anthropological knowledge and skills to respond to real world/topical issues, local and global.

Course code

Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.

146308

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

300-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

15

Subject

Social Anthropology

Course planning information

Prerequisite courses

Complete first
146101, and 15 credits at 200-level from the 146 course prefix series

You need to complete the above course or courses before moving onto this one.

General progression requirements

You must complete at least 45 credits from 200-level before enrolling in 300-level courses.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Apply skilled, anthropological, multimodal communication practices to reach non-anthropological audiences.
  • 2 Critically analyse and communicate an anthropological understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to address a range of issues in contemporary Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • 3 Integrate anthropology’s holistic and interconnected approaches to addressing contemporary topical issues.
  • 4 Create and design a portfolio of key modes of communication, synthesising anthropological knowledge and research skills to educate, inform, raise awareness or develop policy.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 2 3 4 20%
Oral/Performance/Presentation 1 2 3 4 15%
Creative compositions 1 2 3 4 25%
Written Assignment 1 2 3 4 30%
Oral/Performance/Presentation 2 3 10%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Compulsory

IMAGINING DECOLONISATION

Author
KIDDLE ET AL
ISBN
9781988545783
Edition
2020
Publisher
BWB BOOKS

LIGHT IN DARK TIMES: THE HUMAN SEARCH FOR MEANING

Author
ALISSE WATERSTON
ISBN
9781487526405
Edition
2020
Publisher
UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PRESS

Recommended

A POSSIBLE ANTHROPOLOGY: METHODS FOR UNEASY TIMES

Author
ANAND PANDIAN
ISBN
978-1-4780-0375-5
Edition
2019
Publisher
DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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