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Unit description

Provides a balanced introduction to Indigenous research theory and practice. Students learn the structures and procedures of ethical research, within an Indigenous context. Comparisons between Indigenous and non-Indigenous research theory and practice are explained. 

Unit content

Module 1: Introduction and Indigenous Research History

Module 2: Academic Skills: Annotated Bibliography

Module 3: Academic Skills: Literature Review

Module 4: Research Principles and Ethics

Module 5: Theories and Methods of Indigenous Research

Module 6: Personal and Professional Issues

 

Learning outcomes

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:
1explain the principles of ethical research policy and practice
2investigate the methods of Indigenous and non-Indigenous research
3examine legal, ethical and representation issues in research

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the principles of ethical research policy and practice
  2. investigate the methods of Indigenous and non-Indigenous research
  3. examine legal, ethical and representation issues in research

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Project (Weekly)
Assessment
Short written response10%
Annotated bibliography40%
Literature review50%
Notice

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Fee information

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