Available in 2021
Course code

ABOR2330

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

Explores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.


Availability2021 Course Timetables

Online

  • Semester 1 - 2021

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Provide an insight into traditional Australia before Cook.

2. Provide critical analysis of the ongoing issues stemming from the loss of traditional lifestyles.

3. Provide an understanding of the diversity of Aboriginal cultures and people.


Content

This course explores the philosophical basis of traditional Aboriginal societies examining such areas as the life cycle, kinship, control, economic systems and lifestyle practices.


Assessment items

Presentation: Talking Circle Oration and written essay

Essay: Minor Essay

Essay: Major Essay


Contact hours

Online

Lecture

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.