• Code INDG6005
  • Unit Value 6 to 36 units
  • Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Indigenous Studies
  • Areas of interest Australian Studies, Indigenous Australian Studies, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Communications, Language Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Jane Simpson
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Summer Session 2019
    First Semester 2019
    See Future Offerings

This course is a practical introduction to an Indigenous Australian language. It is designed to develop basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills at an introductory level, and to develop a knowledge and understanding of the relation between language, culture and society in the community of the speakers.

This course may be offered on campus or off-campus (location(s) to be advised for each offering), and delivered over the course of a semester or in intensive mode.  It may also be offered online. This course is available for cross-Institutional enrolment.  

Students will only be permitted to travel upon completion of ANU required documentation, including, where required,  the approval of all documentation by the relevant delegate.

Disclaimer: Applicants are advised that due to circumstances beyond the University's control (for example, specific community security concerns and health crises) it may not be possible for students to commence or complete this course. In such cases, an alternative lesson plan will be arranged to fulfil the course requirements. International students are asked to check the visa implications of taking the course as an online course.

Students may enrol in this course more than once. This course is repeatable for credit, up to a maximum of 36 units, and if repeated must be repeated with a different language (topic) each time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. demonstrate a basic understanding of the grammar and lexicon of the Indigenous Australian language;
  2. demonstrate communicative skills allowing them to ask questions, give directions and discuss some topics confidently in the Indigenous language;
  3. read, understand, and write  short texts in an Australian Indigenous language; and
  4. carry out research on linguistic, cultural and traditional practices specific to the Indigenous Australian community.

Other Information

For more information about Australian Indigenous Language(s) on offer in the current year, please reference information available on the School of Literature, Languages, and Linguistics website.
 
Cross-institutional students are asked to contact the Course convenor as early as possible.
 
Important notice:
If your final course is in a non-standard session, results may not be available in time for the upcoming Conferring of Awards Ceremonies.  Results for a course will only be released once marks for all students in the course have been finalised and entered.  Individual results for students will not be released. An autumn session course may not receive results by the deadline to graduate in July and a spring session course may not receive results by the deadline to graduate in December.  You must take this into consideration before enrolling into this course.

Indicative Assessment

Online/tutorial exercises 30% approx 1000 words equiv (LO 1, 2,3,4)
Quizzes 40% approx 1500 words equiv (LO 1-3)
Written assignment (2,000 words) 30% (LO 1, 4)
 

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact: 36 hours of seminars and/or online class time for students taking the class as an online course; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed AUST1001, AUST6008, or INDG2005.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 to 36 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
13.00 0.27083
14.00 0.29167
15.00 0.31250
16.00 0.33333
17.00 0.35417
18.00 0.37500
19.00 0.39583
20.00 0.41667
21.00 0.43750
22.00 0.45833
23.00 0.47917
24.00 0.50000
25.00 0.52083
26.00 0.54167
27.00 0.56250
28.00 0.58333
29.00 0.60417
30.00 0.62500
31.00 0.64583
32.00 0.66667
33.00 0.68750
34.00 0.70833
35.00 0.72917
36.00 0.75000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $560 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $860 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1655 01 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 18 Jan 2019 31 Mar 2019 In Person N/A

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4519 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 In Person N/A
Bininj Gun-Wok
4733 25 Feb 2019 04 Mar 2019 31 Mar 2019 31 May 2019 Online N/A

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