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Indigenous Australian Education
Undergraduate | CUR-EDC370 | 2024
An introduction to complex cultural environments and roles interconnected with Indigenous Australian education. Engage in research that interprets Indigenous historical and contemporary themes to inform meaningful teaching practices.
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024,
- 26 Aug 2024
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Indigenous Australian Education
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify and analyse personal cultural imperatives in Indigenous Australian contexts
- engage in research that interprets Indigenous contemporary and historical themes to inform teaching roles and practices in an Australian teaching context
- select and apply appropriate teaching strategies in an Indigenous Australian context
- critically reflect on teaching strategies and philosophies to develop a proactive learning environment
- identify and evaluate various stakeholders and resources that support the implementation of an Australian Indigenous learning environment.
- Welcome to and Acknowledgement of Country. Intro to unit.
- Preparation to Teach Identity Culture and Stereotypes
- Indigenous Australian Histories and Policies.
- Torres Strait Islander History and Culture
- Indigenous Placement and Displacement
- The Impact of Socio-Economics on Indigenous Students
- Health and Wellbeing of Indigenous students
- Commonwealth and State Resources
- Indigenous Languages and Communication
- Indigenous Literacy Strategies
- Specialised Programs for the Diversity of Indigenous Students
- Preparations to Teach Indigenous Perspectives in the classroom.
This subject was previously known as EDP370 Indigenous Australian Education.
An introduction to complex cultural environments and roles interconnected with Indigenous Australian education. Critical reflection and assessment of teaching in an Indigenous Australian context.
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- Essay (30%)
- Critical reflective journal (30%)
- Teaching presentation (40%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- CUR-SEN-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) (English Education)
- CUR-SGE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) (Humanities and Social Sciences - Geography)
- CUR-SAR-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) (The Arts - Visual Arts)
- CUR-ECE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)
- CUR-BED-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)
- CUR-FAST-DEG-2024 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
CUR-EDC151 (Not currently available)
- CUR-EDC135-Child Development for Educators
and one of
CUR-EDC155 (Not currently available)
- CUR-EDC245-Learning Theories, Diversity and Differentiation
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).
You don't have to enrol in this subject if you have completed EDP370 Indigenous Australian Education as they are considered equivalents.
No additional requirements
- 0.125 EFTSL
- This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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6 student respondents between 24 Nov - 12 Dec 2023.
66%of students felt the study load was manageable
100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses