2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Increases awareness of Aboriginal and other Indigenous peoples’ beliefs, understandings, histories, ways of living and social commitments whilst raising understanding of matters relevant to a shared Australian history and valued future for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.
Topic 1: Valuing Cultural Safety within a ‘Cultural Competency Framework’
Topic 2: Indigenous Philosophies and World-views
Topic 3: Indigenous Spirituality/Religion, Ceremony and Ritual
Topic 4: Social and Emotional Well-being
Topic 5: Kinship, Relatedness and Caring for Country
Topic 6: Communication and Narratives
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an appreciation for the complexity of Indigenous Australian world-views, philosophies and lore/law, including traditional and contemporary cultural practices||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||develop understanding of the foundations of cultural safety and a basis for a cultural competency framework within an Indigenous Australian context||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||describe Indigenous Australian notions of wellbeing, ways of being in the world and Indigenous knowledge systems||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
- Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Teaching and assessment
|Workshop on-site 3 hours (12 weeks)|
|Exam: take home||40%|
|Tutorial online 2 hours (12 weeks)|
|Exam: take home||40%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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