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Unit of Study CUL00402 - Contemporary Australian Indigenous Issues (2015)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

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

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critically reflect upon your own attitudes, values, opinions and beliefs about contemporary Indigenous Australian issues
2 demonstrate a critical awareness of contemporary social, legal and political issues for Indigenous Australians with respect to self-determination, human rights and identity
3 identify key stakeholders in the construction of Indigenous Australian contemporary issues
4 evaluate the attitudes, values, opinions and beliefs which underpin mainstream representations of contemporary Indigenous Australian issues
5 identify and critically assess the current status of the process of self-determination and human rights in relation to a number of key issues concerning contemporary Indigenous Australia

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

  1. critically reflect upon your own attitudes, values, opinions and beliefs about contemporary Indigenous Australian issues
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. demonstrate a critical awareness of contemporary social, legal and political issues for Indigenous Australians with respect to self-determination, human rights and identity
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. identify key stakeholders in the construction of Indigenous Australian contemporary issues
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. evaluate the attitudes, values, opinions and beliefs which underpin mainstream representations of contemporary Indigenous Australian issues
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  5. identify and critically assess the current status of the process of self-determination and human rights in relation to a number of key issues concerning contemporary Indigenous Australia
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

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