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

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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

Callaghan, Ourimbah and On-Line from Callaghan

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