2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
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.
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Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hours/week (12 weeks)|
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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