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Unit of Study CUL00420 - History of Invasion of Aboriginal Nations (2016)

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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 assess the impact of over 200 years of invasion and colonisation on Indigenous peoples and cultures
2 discuss the ways Indigenous people responded to European invasion
3 analyse and evaluate the various changing views of non-Indigenous society and government policies applied to Indigenous people
4 evaluate how Indigenous people have been represented in Australian history
5 critically reflect on how history has shaped the position of contemporary Indigenous societies.

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

  1. assess the impact of over 200 years of invasion and colonisation on Indigenous peoples and cultures
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. discuss the ways Indigenous people responded to European invasion
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. analyse and evaluate the various changing views of non-Indigenous society and government policies applied to Indigenous people
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. evaluate how Indigenous people have been represented in Australian history
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  5. critically reflect on how history has shaped the position of contemporary Indigenous societies.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

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