Course handbook

Description

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.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

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.


Content

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.


Requisite

This course is only available to students who are active in the Open Foundation Program or the Yapug Program.


Assessment items

Essay: Essay

Online Learning Activity: Weekly Written Online Journal

Presentation: Presentation

Formal Examination: Examination


Contact hours

Callaghan

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