INDO2802 Indonesian Field Study

Credit
12 points
Offering

If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.

AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2021IndonesiaExternal No attendance or regular contact is required, and all study requirements are completed either via correspondence and/or online submission.
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 2 elective
  • Substitute unit for any two Level 2 units (12 points) for the Indonesian Studies major
Content
This is an in-country unit that enables students to undertake intensive language study at a range of approved universities in Indonesia to develop their oral and written skills to a high level. It is offered as an alternative to two Indonesian language units at UWA. The details of the program that students do at their host universities in Indonesia depends on which academic units students choose to take at the host universities.
Outcomes
Through six to eight weeks of intensive instruction in Indonesian language and culture, students develop their oral and written skills to a high level and achieve a high level of familiarity with social norms, culture and language use in Indonesia, preparing them for a wide range of social and employment contexts.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: assessment is determined and managed by the host institution. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor David Bourchier
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
any level of Indonesian language
Incidental fees
Incidental student fees and charges are costs incurred by students as part of their studies at UWA that are in addition to their tuition fees (further information is available here or contact your Faculty Office).
Participation in this unit will incur the following incidental fee(s):
International field trip (estimated cost - Students make own arrangements).
Contact hours
offered intensively
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.