Archaeology and Aboriginal Studies
Unearth the relationship between archaeology and Aboriginal communities. Read up on the legislation that governs Aboriginal heritage. Brush away the sands of time and reveal archaeological perceptions of what Australia was like in the past.
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At the completion of this subject students will:
- be able to show an awareness of the nature of archaeology and the kinds of information and interpretations upon which the archaeological view of Australia's past has been constructed
- have a broad knowledge of the archaeological perceptions of Australia's past
- be able to critically examine the nature of the relationship between archaeology, Aboriginal commsubjecties and Aboriginal studies.
- demonstrate an awareness of the nature of the legislation which governs Aboriginal heritage nationally within their state
- Nature and history of archaeology
- What archaeology is currently saying about human evolution
- Human occupation in Australia in context of environment
- Archaeological perceptions of Australia's past
- Relationships between Aboriginal communities and archaeology
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Lecture capture
- Streaming Multimedia
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
Please note: This subject has been removed from offer. UniSA has suggested existing students enrol into the equivalent subject MHIX301 - Indigenous-Settler histories: Comparative Contexts.
Students will be able to build awareness of the nature of archaeology and the kinds of interpretation upon which the archaeological view of Australia's past has been constructed and also examines the nature of the relationship between archaeology, Aboriginal communities and Aboriginal studies.
- 3 Short Essays 1500 words each (35%)
- 750 words (15%)
- 2250 words (50%)