Education 2B Indigenous Aust Studies

Subject 476-202 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

476-104 Education 1: Children Schools & Society

Corequisites: None
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:


Mr Phillip Holden Egan
Subject Overview:

Topics studied include traditional through to contemporary Indigenous Australian (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) peoples' ­cultures; the origins, diversity, history and current issues and initiatives of ­Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; strategies, terminology and resources appropriate for teaching Australian Indigenous students and ­Australian Indigenous perspectives and studies; relevant strategies for combating and eradicating racism in education; and appropriate protocols when working with Indigenous peoples.

Objectives: Information not available

Assignments and essays totalling 4000 words.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Teaching Aboriginal Studies (R Craven (ed.)), Allen & Unwin, 1999
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Australian Indigenous Studies
Australian Indigenous Studies Major

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