|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week. Students will be required to make site visits and attend sporting events/performances. |
Total Time Commitment: 36 contact hours; 30 hours of class preparation and reading per semester; 30 hours of assessment-related tasks per semester; 96 hours total time commitment per semester; 8 hours per week.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject will provide students with an introduction to the complexity, challenges and richness of Australian Indigenous life and cultures. Social and political issues will be considered at both local and national levels. Students will have the opportunity to understand Indigenous histories and apply various disciplinary perspectives through the experience of Indigenous cultural forms including sport, fine arts, museum exhibitions and performances. Perspectives from disciplines such as Art History, History, Politics, Criminology, Anthropology, Health Sciences, Literary Studies, and Cultural Studies will provide students with a multi-faceted introduction to Indigenous studies and Indigenous society. Subject matter will sometimes be reframed so that students will have the opportunity to appreciate a larger context, and to understand the linkages and correspondences between Australian Indigenous Studies and related fields.
Students who complete this subject should:
|Assessment:||1. One essay of 800 words (20%) due early in semester; 2. One essay of 1200 words (30%) due mid semester;3. A two-hour examination (50%) in the examination period.Students must attend a minimum of nine tutorials, demonstrate familiarity with online resources, and participate in the Faculty of Arts online learning community in order to qualify to have their written work assessed.|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available from the University bookshop and readings will be available online through the LMS.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who complete this subject should: |
|Notes:||This is an Arts Faculty Interdisciplinary Foundation subject. BA students are required to complete two of these subjects during first year.|
Bachelor of Arts |
Graduate Certificate in Arts (Australian Indigenous Studies)
Graduate Diploma in Arts (Australian Indigenous Studies)
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