Education 2B Indigenous Aust Studies

Subject EDUC20010 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

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

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

Semester 1, Parkville - 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
Prerequisites: You must have successfully completed the following subject/s prior to enrolling in this subject
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Corequisites: You must take the following subject in the same study period
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Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


Mr Phillip Egan


Education Student Centre
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
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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