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Unit description

Engages students in Yarning and Yarning Circle methodologies for Indigenous teaching, learning, problem identification and cultural affirmation. Presents Indigenous Knowledge frameworks for understanding relational leadership, co-design and co-analysis through Yarning methodologies.

Unit content

Topic 1: Yarning Principles
Topic 2: Individual and small group Yarns
Topic 3: Yarning Circles Project

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate capabilities to engage others in Yarning Circles with Aboriginal community members and EldersCreativityEthical practiceCommunication and social skills
2critically review Yarning as a resolution, mediation, research and problem identifying process Ethical practiceCommunication and social skills
3reflect on the theoretical perspectives with Yarning outcomes as a basis for individual growth.CreativityEthical practice

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

  1. demonstrate capabilities to engage others in Yarning Circles with Aboriginal community members and Elders
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  2. critically review Yarning as a resolution, mediation, research and problem identifying process
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  3. reflect on the theoretical perspectives with Yarning outcomes as a basis for individual growth.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA3: Ethical practice

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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