- Code INDG8005
- Unit Value 12 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
Autumn Session 2024
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This course explores public policy towards First Nations peoples in Australia. Critical First Nations 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 and cultural frameworks for policy making. In this advanced course students complete a number of assessment pieces including an independent piece of research writing on a negotiated topic.
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;
- write critically and analytically, about Australian Indigenous affairs policy debates; and
- appreciate the processes of research design and communication, identifying lines of argument and methods for both pursuing them and presenting them to others.
- Essay (1500 words) (15) [LO 1,2,3]
- Portfolio (3000 words) (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Discussion Forums (1500 words) (15) [LO 1,2]
- Major Project (5000 words) (40) [LO 4]
- Presentation during development of Major Project, 20 mins (10) [LO 4]
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Workload260 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 tutorial and tutorial-like activities.
b) 224 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|
|5424||01 Apr 2024||19 Apr 2024||19 Apr 2024||30 Jun 2024||In Person||N/A|
|5425||01 Apr 2024||19 Apr 2024||19 Apr 2024||30 Jun 2024||Online||N/A|