Indigenous Australia: Contemporary Issues (6878.6)
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|Faculty Of Arts And Design
|Discipline Of Creative And Cultural Practice
|Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomes1) 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)
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
PrerequisitesSuccessful completion of at least 24 credit points or permission of the subject convener.
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Weekly readings will be placed on the UCLearn (Canvas) teaching site.
Attendance at lectures is strongly encouraged and students are expected to participate in tutorials. From our experience there is a significant link between student participation and the quality of learning demonstrated in the submitted assignments.
Required IT skills
Students will be required to submit their written work online in a format that can be read by Mac or PC. Students will be required to use email and online discussion forums.
Work placement, internships or practicums