Familiarise yourself with research tactics that are appropriate for use when exploring culturally sensitive Indigenous Australian contexts. Undertake a research project inspired by your new understanding of these kinds of investigation methods.
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29 Aug 2022
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This subject aims to develop an understanding of Indigenous research methodologies that enables students to design, plan and undertake ethical, effective and culturally sensitive research in Indigenous Australian contexts, and that give priority to Indigenous perspectives, and benefit Indigenous people. Students will critically analyse the ways in which the dominant world views can impact on Indigenous people’s knowledge and lived experiences, consider the politics and power relations of past and present research and will negotiate and articulate their own position/s and standpoints Students will examine Indigenous research methodologies, identify and interrogate the underlying epistemologies, ontologies, axiology and principles of Indigenous knowledges and Indigenous research.