Develops time management and academic skills relevant to the successful completion of assignments and projects in Indigenous Knowledge (IK). Referencing, citation and writing skills will be developed through learning-based modules. Issues of academic conduct and plagiarism will be discussed.
Topic 1: Digital literacy and communicating at University
Topic 2: Time management, learning theories, peers and collaboration
Topic 3: Academic culture, ethics, rigor and integrity
Topic 4: Reading, note taking, critical thinking and reflection
Topic 5: The role of evidence, paraphrasing, quoting, in-text citation and referencing
Topic 6: Academic skills, structuring sentences and paragraphs, writing annotated bibliographies, essay planning and writing
Topic 7: Reflecting on indigenous and non-indigenous scholarship
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||develop and apply independent learning and self-management strategies to the study of Indigenous Knowledge||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
|2||identify and use different forms of communication relevant to IK studies||Communication and social skills|
|3||demonstrate an understanding of principles of academic integrity to individual and collaborative indigenous and non-indigenous work.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
- McConchie, P (ed.), 2003, Elders: Wisdom from Australia's Indigenous Leaders, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hours/week (12 weeks)|
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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