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Unit of Study EDU01308 - Indigenous Australians in Education (2017)

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  • Pre-requisites

      192 credit points in any SCU units

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 examine the complex manifestations of racism and other factors that impact on an Indigenous Australian student's academic performance
2 critique the role of cultural protocols and practices within education, specifically in regard to Indigenous education
3 appraise literacy and numeracy strategies that are designed to address the needs and aspirations of Indigenous learners
4 research and critically analyse Government policies that provide innovative frameworks for addressing Indigenous Australian education initiatives, including community-based education.

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

  1. examine the complex manifestations of racism and other factors that impact on an Indigenous Australian student's academic performance
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. critique the role of cultural protocols and practices within education, specifically in regard to Indigenous education
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. appraise literacy and numeracy strategies that are designed to address the needs and aspirations of Indigenous learners
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. research and critically analyse Government policies that provide innovative frameworks for addressing Indigenous Australian education initiatives, including community-based education.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

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