Aboriginal History Since the Late 18th Century
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- 27 Jun 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of Aboriginal history in relation to the issues covered in this unit;
- exhibit a broad and coherent body of knowledge of relations between groups of identifiably different peoples with different cultures and histories, and why the story of those relations took the course they did;
- demonstrate an understanding of such basic human phenomena as conflict, conflict resolution, negotiation, strategies of power, strategies of resistance, thought and ideology, political strategies, social change over time, dispossession and reconciliation;
- present a clear, coherent and evidence-based exposition of knowledge and ideas, showing that historical narrative and analysis can have more than one perspective, and that history can be contested ground; and
- apply well developed cognitive and communication skills to show that much can be learnt about history, what it can and cannot do, what it can and cannot claim, through a study of Aboriginal history.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject provides you with an opportunity to examine the experiences of Aboriginal people from Cook to the Reconciliation Movement. You will look at a wide range of topics such as first contacts, dispossession and disempowerment, policies of dispersal, segregation and forced assimilation, Aboriginal resistance, the development of Aboriginal political activism and the Aboriginal struggle for land rights and political and cultural recognition.
Assessment 1 Essay: 2500 wrods. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Assessment 2 Essay: 2500 wrods. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5
- Assignment 1 Essay (50%)
- Assignment 2 Essay (50%)
Current study term: 26 Jun 22 to 23 Sep 22
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