This unit assists students to Respectfully engage with Country and community to build reciprocal relationships through which knowledge emerges. Country is a vital place that we inhabit and it also exists inside as a model for being human in a proper way. During a compulsory 4-day residential workshop students model reciprocal relationships growing their understanding that Country is alive and intelligent providing everything that it's people need.
Topic 1: Indigenous Knowledge as a process of relationship with Country
Topic 2: Biodiversity and cultural diversity: the recognition of culture and cultural heritage within development of Indigenous Research
Topic 3: Indigenous environmental and natural resource management
Topic 4: The impact of Intellectual property rights in international and domestic law
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 a model for engaging in ethical and reciprocal relationships with Country||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||analyse and assess the relationships through which Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other Indigenous Knowledge emerges from Country||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|3||identify and evaluate ways that Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other Indigenous Knowledge from Country may be used to action positive outcomes for community and Country||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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