Aboriginal People, History and Colonialism
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Warning: Mature Content
This unit contains mature content including Violence and may not be suitable for some students. Any student under the age of 16 who would like to enrol in this unit must first complete a Parental Consent Form.
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Undergraduate Level 1
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Availability: What is a Study period?For enrolment (2012):
- Domestic student fee:
- $795.00 (AUD)
- HECS student fee:
- $706.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,020.00 (AUD)
The nature of 'history', Australia before colonisation: British occupation of the continent; changing ideologies, 1770s-1880s; social theory; accommodation and resistance; Indigenous employment; from segregation to assimilation; the emergence of an Indigenous political voice; the beginnings of change.
If you have no prior university experience, you should complete SSK10 before starting this unit.
At the completion of this unit students will have an understanding of the:
- colonisation of Aboriginal Australia
- relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people
- effects of legislation relevant to Aboriginal People.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|1||Thinking about history|
|2||What do historians do?|
|3||The spread of the frontier|
|4||British occupation of the whole continent|
|5||Changing ideologies, 1770s-1880s|
|7||Mixed missionary blessings|
|8||Accommodation and resistance|
|10||From segregation to assimilation|
|11||The emergence of an Indigenous political voice|
|12||The beginnings of change|
|13||History and destiny|
This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:
- Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
Print based materials
- Study Guide
- Audio/Video - Streaming
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.
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This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
This unit is an approved elective in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology), Swinburne University of Tnlgy
- Bachelor of Behavioural Studies, Swinburne University of Tnlgy
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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