Aims to explain the various roles of Indigenous Australian cultural expressions that have maintained Indigenous cultures in pre- and post-invasion Australian societies. The unit seeks to investigate the interaction between Indigenous and non-Indigenous expressions and to challenge dominant processes of Indigenous exploitation.
Topic 1 Overview
Topic 2 Indigenous Australians and the media
Topic 3 Indigenous intellectual and cultural property rights
Topic 4 Orality: oral literature
Topic 5 Iconography: Visual literature
Topic 6 Ritual: dramatic literature
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
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
GA3: Ethical practice,
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline,
GA5: Lifelong learning,
GA6: Communication and social skills,
GA7: Cultural competence
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||define and explain Indigenous Classical and Neo-classical literature||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|2||explain the various roles of Indigenous cultural expression||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|3||describe the ways that Indigenous cultures have been maintained through Indigenous literature in pre- and post-colonial times||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|4||explain the ways that Indigenous people have been exploited given the impact of invasion||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|5||assess the need for legislation that maintains intellectual and cultural property rights||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|6||challenge dominant processes of Indigenous exploitation.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Cultural competence|
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