Availabilities:

Not currently available in 2017

Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Presents cultural and community strengthening practices that assist in establishing appropriate and ethical language and cultural revitalisation programs in partnership with Aboriginal Elders, stakeholders and communities.

Unit content

Topic 1: Respect, Responsibility and Sustainable Revitalisation
Topic 2: Yarning, Education and Elders
Topic 3: Yarning, Communication and Aboriginal Language
Topic 4: Cultural Holding and Respect

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 outline the processes that embed Aboriginal cultural principles and culturally safe systems for language education in schools
2 apply cultural principles to establish storytelling, visualisation and group learning with Elders as best practice in Aboriginal language acquisition
3 co-design and evaluate models with Elders and Traditional Owners that ensure respect, ethical sharing and care in communicating on Country.

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

  1. outline the processes that embed Aboriginal cultural principles and culturally safe systems for language education in schools
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. apply cultural principles to establish storytelling, visualisation and group learning with Elders as best practice in Aboriginal language acquisition
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  3. co-design and evaluate models with Elders and Traditional Owners that ensure respect, ethical sharing and care in communicating on Country.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7: