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Unit of Study HUM72015 - Racism and Eugenics (2019)

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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 describe and interpret race theory and deconstruct the origins of anti-racism in English speaking communities
2 describe the eugenic structures embedded in colonising movements and apparent in Australian policy and practices regarding Aboriginal people
3 describe racial discourse in Australia as informed by eugenic practice.

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

  1. describe and interpret race theory and deconstruct the origins of anti-racism in English speaking communities
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. describe the eugenic structures embedded in colonising movements and apparent in Australian policy and practices regarding Aboriginal people
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. describe racial discourse in Australia as informed by eugenic practice.
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

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