- Code INDG6003
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Indigenous Studies
- Areas of interest Australian Studies, Indigenous Australian Studies, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Communications, Language Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Jane Simpson
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2020
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This course is a practical introduction to Gamilaraay, a heritage Indigenous Australian language whose custodians are reviving it . It is designed to develop basic speaking, listening, reading and writing skills at an introductory level, and to develop a knowledge and understanding of some elements of traditional and current culture, and the importance of language to the community.
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.
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:
- demonstrate a basic knowledge of the grammar and lexicon of Gamilaraay;
- demonstrate communicative skills allowing them to ask questions, give directions and discuss some topics in Gamilaraay;
- read, create and understand short texts in Gamilaraay; and
- carry out research on cultural, traditional and linguistics practices specific to Gamilaraay.
Other InformationFor 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.
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Indicative AssessmentWeekly online/tutorial exercises, 1,500 words (25%) [Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3]
Regular oral recordings, totalling 12 minutes (15%) [Learning Outcome 2]
Quizzes, around 500 words total (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
Conversation 15 min total (30%) [Learning Outcome 2]
Research project, 2,000 words (20%) [Learning Outcomes 1,4]
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Workload130 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.
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- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3524||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||In Person||N/A|
|4238||24 Feb 2020||02 Mar 2020||08 May 2020||05 Jun 2020||Online||N/A|