An overview of key periods in German culture, short stories and film from some of Germany’s best known contemporary film-makers.
GERM 141 introduces students to the German-speaking world from an intercultural perspective. It goes beyond facts and figures of German culture and engages students in exploring the values and belief systems on which German society is based. Take this paper and find out more about German culture, cultural differences and how your own cultural biases shape your understanding of the world.
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$851.85|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,585.00|
- GERM 112
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Suitable for all students. No German language required.
- Teaching staff
- Dr Antonie Alm
- Paper Structure
- The paper offers a series of modules on German culture and on the values and belief systems on which it is built.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Students will attend two lectures and one tutorial a week and be involved in project work. Classes will be conducted in English and students with a knowledge of German will be able to apply their language skills.
- MacGregor, Neil (2014) Germany: Memories of a Nation. London: Allen Lane
- Course outline
- View the course outline for GERM 141
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information
literacy, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Upon completion of GERM 141 students will have gained:
- An understanding of key aspects of German culture and society
- An understanding of intercultural competence
- An increased awareness of their own culture.