Introduces students to the reality that conceptions of culture differ. The Aboriginal conception of a living culture is presented through examples from traditional historic and contemporary events. Practices in Aboriginal cultural strengths and resilience, from spiritual connection to everyday humour, are investigated.
Topic 1: Understanding Culture
- Implicate Order
Topic 2: Ceremony
Topic 3: Care, Share, Know, Respect
Topic 4: Resistance Culture
- Murri Time
- Social Utility
Topic 5: Life Satisfaction
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||summarise how conceptions of culture differ across cultures|
|2||identify the dimensions of culture including the ways that culture imparts reality and significance to social ‘goods’|
|3||demonstrate an understanding of Aboriginal resistance and resilience within colonial contexts.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- summarise how conceptions of culture differ across cultures
- identify the dimensions of culture including the ways that culture imparts reality and significance to social ‘goods’
- demonstrate an understanding of Aboriginal resistance and resilience within colonial contexts.
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