- Code INDG8004
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Indigenous Studies
- Areas of interest History, Indigenous Australian Studies, Law, Policy Studies, Human Rights
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Julie Lahn
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
- Co-taught Course
Second Semester 2023
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This course explores public policy towards First Nations peoples in Australia. Critical First Nations peoples perspectives are foregrounded alongside policy histories and analytical approaches to understanding policy sectors and issues. Topics featured in the course are regularly updated but may include: income support, education, child protection, climate change, economic prosperity, international frameworks, evaluation, evidence-based policy, public service, Indigenous leadership, cultural frameworks for policy making.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- engage in informed debate about Australian government policy and practice towards Indigenous people;
- analyse other people's writing about Indigenous policy; and
- write critically and analytically about Australian Indigenous affairs policy debates.
- Essay (1500 words) (30) [LO 1,2,3]
- Portfolio (3000 words) (40) [LO 1,2,3]
- Discussion Forums (1500 words) (30) [LO 1,2]
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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.
Requisite and Incompatibility
All readings will be accessible through the course WATTLE site.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7250||24 Jul 2023||31 Jul 2023||31 Aug 2023||27 Oct 2023||In Person||N/A|
|7251||24 Jul 2023||31 Jul 2023||31 Aug 2023||27 Oct 2023||Online||N/A|