Not currently available in 2020
This Unit provides students with an understanding of the creative process of learning, co-production and respectful design, based on Indigenous Australian knowledge and approaches to wicked problems. Participating with Australian Indigenous elders, academics and communities, this unit will enhance the student’s ability to think beyond traditional Western engineering design, development and implementation.
Principles and protocols
Australian Indigenous ways of knowing
Cultural adaptation and re-design
Respectful design, co-design and futuring
Ethic of care in redirection and redirective practice with community.
Australian community-based cross-cultural case studies.
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||Explain Indigenous approaches to being and ways for understanding in the world, with a focus on Aboriginal peoples in Australian contexts||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||Examine the major Indigenous Knowledge theories including an examination of the contemporary and future-building potential of Indigenous Knowledge||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||Demonstrate an understanding that Indigenous Knowledge is a relational philosophy that underpins all human culture and provides potential for adaptation||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|4||Co-design and implement models for effectively ensuring respectful change, ethical sharing and care in Indigenous re-directive practice.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.