Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies: Contemporary Issues
Students will examine contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' knowledges and ways of knowing by examining how issues that affect them and their communities are understood and responded to.
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Be introduced to an in-depth level of 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 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
3. Have practised researching unfamiliar topics using a range of research tools.
4. Be familiar with and have practised the skills required for effective presentation and examination performance.
Students will examine contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, examining issues as a result of invasion such as poverty, political movements, families and changing lifestyles.
This course is only available to students who are active in the Open Foundation Program or the Yapug Program.
Online Learning Activity: Weekly Written Online Journal
Formal Examination: Examination
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks