International Economics WEEK 1 12th February 2013 INTRODUCTION Course 17832 Advanced Diploma Management
WELCOME Teacher: Peter Scicluna firstname.lastname@example.org 0408 418 995 Textbook:
Thought-starter What is the closest living relative today, of the TYRANNOSAURUS REX?
ANSWER: Source: USA Today http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/2008-04-24-trex-chicken-dna_N.htm
Thought-starter • What is this? • It was caught in Karachi, Pakistan. 8/2/2012 • Weighs 7 Tonne, 10- metres long • These can grow longer than 12 metres and can weigh up to 20 tonnes
HINT: • It is the biggest living fish alive today.
ANSWER Whale shark IS IT A WHALE OR A SHARK?
Another Q • What is the largest known animal to have EVER existed?
ANSWER • BLUE WHALE (not a fish, a marine mammal) • 30 metres • 180 tonne +
Also… Lion’s Mane Jellyfish • 6 metres long with tentacles over 50m • Has been living in Arctic waters for over 650 million years (since BEFORE the dinosaurs) • One of the oldest living species in the world.
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Orientation • Guidelines • RIGHTS • Safety • Harassment • ASSESSMENTS • SAGs • Late submittal • Extensions • Sick • Resit/resubmit policy • Report format / Image & presentation • Academic writing • Attendance • Plagiarism Student Association Library Text books / book shop RPL Breaks
EXPECTATIONS • RESPECT • Courtesy • Respect opinions of others • Speaking in turn • DO NOT SPEAK WHEN OTHERS ARE SPEAKING • Attendance • ON TIME • PARTICIPATION • Contribute • Ask Q’s • Comment • NO Mobile phones • NO Food
OUTCOMES By the end of this session you will: • Understand what is expected of you in this subject • Be introduced to the course content
Session Guide SAGs
And now at TAFE! Mr. Margaritis
The path ahead for YOU A recent study estimates that Today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs... by the time they are 38 That’s a new job/role every 1.4 years for YOU across multiple employers Easily achievable by any of you seated here today, In fact most of you should expect to have excelled in your starting CAREER, and commenced in a NEW CAREER by the time you hit your mid 30s.
Enough About Me... • Name? • Answer two (2) of these only: • Best day in your life? • Something that not many people know about you is… • What is the most interesting place you have ever travelled? Why • What is your worst injury ever? • Favourite TV show? • Favourite chocolate bar? • Furthest travelled from Sydney? • Name a topic you feel very passionate about
More About You • Name (again) • Background • Prior experience • Studies to date • What do you hope to get out of this course? • What do you want to do when you finish?
ACTIVITY What type of learner are you?
What is Learning? • Learning as a Process: • An event when an individual or group of individuals experience a change in, knowledge, skills or attitude • Learning as an Outcome: • A change in knowledge, skills or attitude experienced by an individual or group
VAK - Visual • Need to see what is going on • Preferred learning methods: • Activity sheets, handouts, learner guides, manuals • Brochures, charts, graphs & posters • Demonstrations • Visual displays & diagrams
VAK - Auditory • Learn by Listening • Preferred learning methods • CDs and audio tapes • Discussions • Explanations, lectures, stores • Q&A techniques
VAK - Kinaesthetic • Learn by Doing • Preferred learning methods: • Discussions • Peer support • Practical exercises • Problem solving & discovery activities • Role plays
International Economics INTRO TO A NEW MARKET:AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIA An overview of
Brief Timeline of Australia (with China) AUSTRALIA CHINA • Human habitation of Australia commenced over 40,000 years ago, by the indigenous Australians (aboriginals) • 1606 discovered by Dutch explorers • 1770 claimed by the British • 1788 British settlement (penal colony) • 1901 Federation • Evidence of earliest human in China is 67,000 years ago • But hominid fossils date back millions of years • Late Ming Dynasty • QING Dynasty • PutuoZongcheng Temple is completed • SikuQuanshu (Imperial collection of Four) encyclopedia is completed • Xinchou Treaty / Boxer protocol
Overview of the Australian Political System COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT Senate House of Representatives WESTMINSTER SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT PARLIAMENTARY BILL JUDICIARY interpret & enforce Police, Courts, Prisons EXECUTIVE give the royal assent Governor General ACT OF PARLIAMENT
Overview of the Australian Political System STATE (NSW) PARLIAMENT Legislative Council Legislative Assembly WESTMINSTER SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT PARLIAMENTARY BILL JUDICIARY interpret & enforce Police, Courts, Prisons EXECUTIVE give the royal assent Governor ACT OF PARLIAMENT