Aboriginal Cultural Immersion
|Course code ABOR2022||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Education and ArtsWollotuka School of Aboriginal Studies|
Students will be directly exposed and participate in at least two major Australian Aboriginal cultural experiences which might include weaving, painting, cultural transmedia, dance or music.
All ABOR courses are constructed with the Wollotuka Institute's Cultural Standards Framework.
Not available in 2015
|Previously offered in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011|
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students will:|
1. Develop an introductory level of understanding of Aboriginal cultural practices.
2. Develop elementary practical skills required in Aboriginal cultural practice.
3. Acknowledge Aboriginal cultural practices as they relate to holistic understandings of culture.
4. Develop a sense of shared community teamwork as it relates to cultural practices and work.
5. Develop a practical understanding of Aboriginal society's social structures as practiced through cultural expression and oral and graphic history.
|Content||Students will undertake practical cultural experiences in course workshops for a total four hours per week over the semester. Each of these practical workshops will address in oral traditions the cultural significance of skills involved, division of labour associated with practices, contemporary practices and holistic orientation of cohesive community work practices.|
|Assumed Knowledge||ABOR1110 or equivalent introductory Aboriginal Studies course|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Integrated Learning|
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term