1 x 2-hour supervised study weekly
18 units of INDO or ASST topics
Enrolment not permitted
ASST2106 has been successfully completed
Topic description

This topic will be taught as an independent study through consultation with the topic convener in order to cater to a particular student or group of students. The topic will enable students to investigate a particular issue, aspect or interest related to contemporary Indonesia. Students will develop high-level language and intercultural capabilities, as well as research and analytical skills.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Develop students' communication skills to interact with a high level of written and oral Indonesian
  • Enable students to investigate a particular issue, aspect, or interest related to contemporary Indonesia through using authentic Indonesian language resources
  • Promote an intercultural language perspective on interacting in Indonesian, including reflecting on their own language use
  • Develop students' skills in critical thinking, analysis and reporting through sourcing, analysing and synthesising materials including relevant readings
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Interact with others using high-level written and oral Indonesian
  2. Demonstrate in-depth understanding of a particular issue, aspect or interest related to contemporary Indonesia
  3. Critically select, analyse and synthesise authentic resources in Indonesian
  4. Demonstrate a critical intercultural perspective and understanding towards interaction with others

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.