Indigeneity: A Global Experience
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- 26 Jun 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
demonstrate an understanding of Indigeneity and the diversity of Indigenous communities globally;
clearly and effectively communicate an understanding of factors impacting on Indigenous communities internationally;
apply concepts and thinking used in Indigenous Studies;
display skills in investigation, formulation, evaluation and analysis of the politics of Indigeneity; and
demonstrate an ability to compare Indigenous communities in Australia with those around the globe.
- 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.
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- UNE-IDIG103-Indigeneity: A Global Experience (No longer available)
Candidature in Diploma in Arts
- 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 unit promotes understanding of contemporary Indigenous communities around the globe. It considers the importance of Indigeneity as central to discussions on the world stage and to some extent at the nation-state level. You will spend some time comparing Indigenous communities in Australia with those around the globe by applying concepts and thinking used in Indigenous Studies. The unit provides you with important conceptual and background information which will be of great use in a range of professional environments; from social work to policy making.
Assessment 1 Discussion in Module Forums: 900 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Assessment 2 Essay: 1800 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Assessment 3 Essay: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5
- Discussion in Module Forums (15%)
- Essay (40%)
- Essay (45%)
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