Introduction to Aboriginal Studies
|Course code ABOR1110||Units 10||Level 1000||Faculty of Education and ArtsWollotuka School of Aboriginal Studies|
This course will provide students with a knowledge of traditional Aboriginal society, imperialism and the effects of colonisation, contribution of Aboriginal people to society, government policies and practices, stolen generation, Aboriginal health, housing, employment and reconciliation.
All ABOR courses are constructed with the Wollotuka Institute's Cultural Standards Framework.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||On successful completing of this course, students will have developed:|
1. An introductory knowledge of traditional Aboriginal society and culture prior to colonisation.
2. Awareness into the early colonial period with a particular focus on frontier conflict and dispossession.
3. Fundamental understanding of colonial policy and practice toward Aboriginal Peoples.
4. Intorducotry understanding of contemporary issues pertaining to educate, health, housing and employment.
5. An introductory knowledge of inequities experienced by Aboriginal People past and present.
6. An introductory level of critical thinking, debating and political awareness.
7. Written and oral communication skills.
8. Comprehension of key terms and themes.
|Content||The topics taught is the course includes traditional life, imperialism, colonisation, contribution of Aboriginal people to Australian society, government policy, education, employment, health, land rights and reconciliation.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for ABOR1110|