Traditional Aboriginal Society

Description

Explores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Provide an insight into traditional Australia before Cook.

2. Provide critical analysis of the ongoing issues stemming from the loss of traditional lifestyles.

3. Provide an understanding of the diversity of Aboriginal cultures and people.

Content

This course explores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.

Assessment Items

Presentation: Talking Circle Oration and written essay

Essay: Minor Essay

Essay: Major Essay

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term