Introduction to Aboriginal Australia
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- 27 Feb 2023
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- Analyse a range of texts in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies.
- Apply knowledge to understanding concepts and issues, and interpreting data about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia and the world today.
- Apply suitable research methods to addressing social issues involving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
- Produce a sustained, complex written argument about social research methods relating to a topic on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
- • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history.
- • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.
- • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
- • Social Justice and Mabo.
- • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.
- • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education.
- • Aboriginal cultural heritage.
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed ANT1IIA (Introduction To Aboriginal Australia), or ABS1IIA (Introduction To Aboriginal Australia) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.
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In this subject you will be introduced to various elements of Indigenous Australia. You will study a broad range of issues of relevance to contemporary Aborigines and Torres Strait Islander people. There will be a particular emphasis on the Indigenous topics of Australia, in addition, students will gain an understanding of regional variation throughout Australia. Issues discussed include cultural continuity and differences, identity, self-representation, spirituality, family, gender, land, politics, law, economics, education, health, history, art and music.
- A weekly online quiz (in total 1000-word equivalent). (25%)
- Forum post reflection (1000-word equivalent) (25%)
- One 2000-word major essay. (50%)
Current study term: 26 Feb 23 to 26 May 23
Textbook information is pending.