|Online||Session 1,3||Session 1|
Explores Indigenous philosophies, knowledges, systems and processes as they apply to country, land and the environment to position Indigenous Worldviews as legitimate bodies of knowledge alongside western paradigms.
Topic 1: Indigenous knowledge and process in relationship to the environment: a different worldview
Topic 2: The impacts of British invasion and settlement on Indigenous Australian natural resource use and management
Topic 3: Biodiversity and cultural diversity: the recognition of culture and cultural heritage within current biodiversity conservation initiatives
Topic 4: Indigenous environmental and natural resource management; and intellectual property rights in international and domestic law
Topic 5: Indigenous responses to Australian Government and State Government approaches to natural resource management
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||identify the relationships between Indigenous peoples, land and environment||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||discuss and evaluate Indigenous knowledge systems including biocultural diversity and sustainable resource management||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||analyse and assess the impact and effectiveness of international declarations, Federal and State/Territory laws on Indigenous participation in natural and cultural resource management||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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