Indigenous Research Methodologies
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- 24 Jul 2023
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At the completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- Critically consider specific texts by Indigenous Australian people in light of the above understandings.
- Justify your role as an Indigenous or non-Indigenous researcher or practitioner undertaking research or work with Indigenous communities.
- Explain the principles of a range of Indigenous Research Methodologies appropriate for application in research with Indigenous peoples
- Apply appropriate Indigenous Studies theoretical frameworks to resolve a range of ethical problems in Indigenous research.
- Critically reflect on current issues in Indigenous affairs and develop a proposal for small research project to address the problem.
- Interpret and communicate the principles of current Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies guidelines to Indigenous community and professional audiences.
- "A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials."
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:one of
- MAQ-ABSX1000-Introducing Indigenous Australia
- MAQ-ABSX1020-Dharug Country: Presences, Places and People
- MAQ-ABSX2020-Indigenous Pop Culture
- MAQ-ABSX2060-Indigenous Histories and Knowledges
- MAQ-ABSX2035-Indigenous Queer Studies
Pre-requisite: 130cp at 1000 level or above including ABSX1000 or ABSX1020 and 20cp at 2000 level including ABSX2035 or ABSX2020 or ABSX2060
- Other requirements -
Students who have an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion under Macquarie University's Academic Progression Policy are not permitted to enrol in OUA units offered by Macquarie University. Students with an Academic Standing of Suspension or Exclusion who have enrolled in units through OUA will be withdrawn.
This unit examines contemporary and historical research practices and explores decolonising and Indigenist research methodologies. This unit also provides students with the skills and knowledge to engage in ethical research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities. Students are guided by a range of documents outlining ethical research practices including, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research guidelines, the National Health and Medical Research Council’s, Values and Ethics: Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research (Values and Ethics) and Macquarie University Ethics Approval process.
- Review Essay (30%)
- Research Proposal (40%)
- Tutorial Activities (30%)
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