Introduction to Indigenous Australia
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of Australia's Indigenous Peoples;
- clearly discuss past, current and future issues affecting Indigenous Australians;
- identify, evaluate and analyse key concepts and critical thinking used in Indigenous Studies; and
- display skills in investigation, formulation, evaluation and analysis of Indigenous Australia political issues.
- 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.
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 subject promotes a deeper understanding of Indigenous Australia: past, present and future. When studying, you will consider the varied experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of identity, diversity, representation and resilience. The subject 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 1-4 Assessment 2 Essay: 1800 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4 Assessment 3 Essay: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Discussion in Module Forums (15%)