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Indigenous Australia: Contemporary Issues (6878.6)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice

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  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165276) - View
  • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (153830) - View
  • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145437) - View

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Syllabus

The subject explores the contemporary issues affecting the relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians. As an important component of multicultural studies it is of value for all Australians not only as a study of intrinsic worth, but also as a means of facilitating positive inter-group relations and enabling people to better understand their own culture through contrast.

Learning Outcomes

DESCRIPTION:

1) Critically reflect on historical and contemporary issues affecting the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

2) Articulate the main causes and forms of racism

3) Demonstrate skills in developing and implementing antiracist strategies in a variety of community settings

4) Adopt a socially responsible personal position on inter-group relations (not assessed)

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 2 hour tutorial.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of at least 24 credit points or permission of the subject convener.

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

None

Incompatible Units

None

Equivalent Units

None

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