- Code INDG1001
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Indigenous Studies
- Areas of interest Geography, Anthropology, History, Indigenous Australian Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mary Spiers Williams
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2021
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This course introduces students to notions of Indigenous peoples, populations and communities through a number of academic and Indigenous perspectives. Using a number of case studies the course explores five major subject areas: Cultures and Language; Politics, Policy and Law; Environment and Development; Health and Wellbeing; and, Cultural Arts. The course is a starting point for the Australian Indigenous Studies Major and Minor, and complements a variety of allied fields of study. The course deploys social science theories and Indigenous knowledge frameworks to analyse the relationship of Indigenous peoples their land and seas and with wider Australia through four major themes: identity, equity, representation and resilience. A critical component of the course is two-way learning that draws on Indigenous and Western domains of knowledge as presented by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics and cultural practitioners.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- describe and critique the historical developments of perspectives of Indigenous peoples and populations in Australia;
- compare and describe differing forms of Indigenous development initiatives;
- work in small groups to explain issues related to Indigenous peoples and populations;
- identify and compare differing policy approaches to Indigenous peoples’ development; and
- construct relationships and connections between different fields of study related to Indigenous peoples and populations.
- Major essay of (2000 words ) (40) [LO 1,2,4,5]
- Assignment of up to (1000 words) and visual materials (30) [LO 2,4,5]
- Tutorial participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Online discussion forum - 200 words per week for 10 weeks (2% each for a total of 20%) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of tutorials; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Prescribed TextsA reading brick will be available on Wattle.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2606||22 Feb 2021||01 Mar 2021||31 Mar 2021||28 May 2021||In Person||View|