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Unit of Study HUM72020 - Indigenous Rights (2017)

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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 explain the frameworks for Indigenous rights established under International law and outline how they are contextually relevant to Aboriginal peoples in Australia
2 relate the major Indigenous rights movements including anti-colonial theory, decolonising methodologies and Indigenous ontologies
3 outline various movements against Indigenous rights evident in recent history, historic events and contemporary society.

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

  1. explain the frameworks for Indigenous rights established under International law and outline how they are contextually relevant to Aboriginal peoples in Australia
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. relate the major Indigenous rights movements including anti-colonial theory, decolonising methodologies and Indigenous ontologies
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  3. outline various movements against Indigenous rights evident in recent history, historic events and contemporary society.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

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