Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 2

Course code EPHUMA258Units 10English Language & Foundation Studies Centre

This course assists in the development of a comprehensive knowledge and analysis of current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and issues.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesBy the end of this course students will:
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.
ContentStudents 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.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEssay, 1000 words,30%
Demonstrate powers of critical analysis and their application to a particular issue.
Essays / Written Assignments6 Blogs (5% each), 30%
Critical reflection on learning and identification of ongoing learning.
1200 words or equivalent (200 words each)
Examination: FormalFinal examination in the University examination period, 40%.
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EPHUMA258