Community and Research

Course code EPHUMA110Units 10English Language & Foundation Studies Centre

This course will provide students with an introductory understanding of Aboriginal Australia including community development. Students are expected to be involved in researching and designing health, education, employment and housing information for the Aboriginal community. This course aims to integrate and develop skills in the area of community, and inter-professional interactions, basic research and communication.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesStudents will:
1. develop basic skills in research including approaches to problem solving; gathering recording and interpreting data; report writing and presenting results.
2. develop their interaction and time management skills.
3. identify and participate in community projects.
4. investigate culturally appropriate ways in which to establish community projects.
ContentThe main components of this course are:
* Definitions and perceptions of health, employment, education and housing
* Aboriginal health, employment, education & housing status
* Social and cultural needs of Aboriginal communities
* Strategies for improving Aboriginal health, employment, education and housing
* Establishment of community and participant relationships
* Basic research skills including question building; approaches to problem solving; gathering, recording and analysing evaluation data; report writing and presenting results to relevant participants
* time management and communication skills.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEssay -1500-2000 words
Students are to write on the definition of the Aboriginal Health, Education, Employment or Housing.
Essays / Written AssignmentsLibrary and Research Essay Plan (LREP) - 1000 words
Become acquainted with up to date research skills and information. Collect relevant, reliable and recent sources for reports and essays.
Other: (please specify)Community Project
Students seek information, work collaboratively and participate in a community-based health, Education, Employment or Housing project. 1000 word equivalent.
Presentations - IndividualSeminar Presentation
Present to the class on your Promotion.
1000 word equivalent.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EPHUMA110