Australian Culture & Society
M1004 Australia Situations
M1004 Australia Situations

M1004 Australian Civics and Situations

General Course Infromation

Course Details

Course Code M1004
Course Civics and Situations
Term SPR SEM 2024
Level 3
Lessons 2
Available for All students

Course Staff

Course Instructor: Dr Andrew Lang

Course Timetable

Students will be noticed when the course is open.

Unit Overview

Define national and community civic duties. Differentiate between civic duties of major countries, including UK, Australia, France, etc. Explain the importance of community civics, and analyze the future of civics in general. Summarize the trading history between Australia and China, list the largest export and import categories, and predict the future of it. Examine the benefits of education cooperation between Australia and China.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. To define national and community civic duties.
  2. To describe national civic duty in China.
  3. To summarize the trading history and relation between China and Australia.
  4. To summarize the history of education cooperation between Australia and China, and predict its future.
  5. To examine the benefits of education cooperation between Australia and China.

Learning Resouces

This course may include additional learning materials from the instructor. You may find them attached alongside your lesson videos.


Policy on course assessment is based on the following four principles:

  1. Assessment must encourage learning activities and improve learning methods.
  2. Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
  3. Assessment practices must be fair and equitable.
  4. Assessment must maintain academic standards.

Assessment Summary

# Task Credit
1 Lesson Video 25
2 Assignments 50
4 Quiz 25

Assessment Detail

Assessment 1: Attendance

Credit: 25

Assessment on attendance is determined by the total viewing duration in a lesson. For example, to get 25 credits, a 40-minute long lesson video requires a minimum viewing duration of 160 minutes.

Assessment 2: Assignments

Credit: 50

Task: You need to complete a total of 10 questions which come in various forms, including but not limited to cloze, multiple choice, or TRUE/FALSE questions. You will have 3 opportunities to answer each question before your final submission.

Assessment 3: Quiz

Credit: 25

Task: You need to complete a total of 20 questions that are either standalone or under reading material(s). You will not have additional opportunities before your final submission.


  • Failure to submit: Failure to fufill course attendance requirements, or unable to submit an assignment or quiz on time may incur a fail grade.
  • Resubmission: of an assignment or a quiz after reworking it to obtain a better mark will not normally be accepted. Approval for resubmission will only be granted on medical or compassionate grounds.
  • Appealing a mark or grade: If you are dissatisfied with your mark or grade, you may request for a review from your program coordinator. There must be academic or procedural reasons for your request, so you can’t simply request a re-mark because you are disappointed with your result.

Course Grading

Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

Grade Mark Description
HD 90-100 High Distinction
D 75-89 Distinction
M 61-74 Merit
P 45-60 Pass
F 0-44 Fail
FNS Fail No Submission