Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 1

Description

This course assists in the development of a comprehensive knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples cultures and histories through Australia's development. It covers from the time before the invasion of the British through to the beginning of the 20th Century.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Be introduced to introductory level information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their historical relations with non-Indigenous Australians.

2. Be aware of the range of ideas about treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

3. Have practised researching unfamiliar topics using a range of research tools.

4. Be familiar with and have practised the skills required for effective examination performance.

Content

Students will use experiential-based learning to examine Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, examining issues such as invasion, cultural heritage, family structures and changing lifestyles.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Students own learning task

Essay: Essay

Presentation: Individual presentation

Formal Examination: Final examination

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks