Indigenous Health Around the World

Course code ABOR3440Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsWollotuka School of Aboriginal Studies

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.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
On-Line from CallaghanSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011
ObjectivesOn completion of this course students will:
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.
ContentStudents will explore the principles and issues that negatively impact on Indigenous Peoples around the Globe underlying health inequity.
Replacing Course(s)ABOR2350 - Aboriginal Health: Patterns of Illness and Disease - 10 units
TransitionNot Applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeABOR1110 or equivalent introductory Aboriginal Studies course
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments2500 words - 40%
Case Scenario/PBL exercisesCase Study - 1500 words - 30%
Presentations - IndividualOral presentation - 15%
Written presentation - 1000 words - 15%
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for ABOR3440