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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Increases awareness of Aboriginal and other Indigenous peoples’ beliefs, understandings, histories, ways of living and social commitments whilst raising understanding of matters relevant to a shared Australian history and valued future for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

Unit content

Topic 1: Valuing Cultural Safety within a ‘Cultural Competency Framework’
Topic 2: Indigenous Philosophies and World-views
Topic 3: Indigenous Spirituality/Religion, Ceremony and Ritual
Topic 4: Social and Emotional Well-being
Topic 5: Kinship, Relatedness and Caring for Country
Topic 6: Communication and Narratives

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an appreciation for the complexity of Indigenous Australian world-views, philosophies and lore/law, including traditional and contemporary cultural practices
2 develop understanding of the foundations of cultural safety and a basis for a cultural competency framework within an Indigenous Australian context
3 describe Indigenous Australian notions of wellbeing, ways of being in the world and Indigenous knowledge systems

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an appreciation for the complexity of Indigenous Australian world-views, philosophies and lore/law, including traditional and contemporary cultural practices
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. develop understanding of the foundations of cultural safety and a basis for a cultural competency framework within an Indigenous Australian context
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. describe Indigenous Australian notions of wellbeing, ways of being in the world and Indigenous knowledge systems
    • GA3:
    • GA7:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.