Indigenous Health Around the World

Description

This course will explore the health of Indigenous Peoples throughout the colonised world including Australia, New Zealand, Africa and America. Students will explore the principles of European imperialism and its impact on the health of Indigenous Peoples as well as examine contemporary issues faced by modern society in bringing equity to Indigenous people.

Availability

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Have acquire an understanding of the impact of European imperialism on Indigenous Health

2. Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of Indigenous cultures and peoples

3. Acquire the foundation for future knowledge relating to the health implications of various policy on Aboriginal peoples.

4. Explore the foundations of health equity.

5. Have developed strong analytical and inquiry skills into Indigenous health practices and conditions.

6. Have increased their academic written, communication and research skills.

Content

Students will explore the principles and issues that negatively impact on Indigenous Peoples around the Globe underlying health inequity.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): ABOR3440. Students who have successfully completed ABOR3440 are not eligible to enrol in ABOR3440.

Assumed Knowledge

ABOR1110 or equivalent introductory Aboriginal Studies course

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Written Assignment

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Study

Presentation: Presentation - Individual

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