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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

Unit aim

Presents the underlying theoretical frameworks, methodologies and practices evident in Aboriginal ways of teaching and learning. Students will explore the relevance of these approaches and opportunities for inclusion in contemporary education.

Unit content

Topic 1: Principles and Methods in Indigenous Pedagogy
Topic 2: Engagement in Practice
Topic 3: Engagement in Practice II
Topic 4: Co design project

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 describe Yarning, Respectful Design, Eight Ways and other models of Indigenous pedagogy
2 summarise the interactive basis for Indigenous pedagogy
3 engage in group expressions of achievement within Indigenous Pedagogy as a basis for comparative analysis with normative education.

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

  1. describe Yarning, Respectful Design, Eight Ways and other models of Indigenous pedagogy
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. summarise the interactive basis for Indigenous pedagogy
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. engage in group expressions of achievement within Indigenous Pedagogy as a basis for comparative analysis with normative education.
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
    • GA7: