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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Examines the different contexts for working respectfully and ethically with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Establishes a collaborative framework for an experiential internship within a community context. Presents a co-design model for community based assessment of engagement practice in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community context. 

Unit content

Topic 1: Personal Engagement Principles

Topic 2: Community Engagement

Topic 3: Community Assessment

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 analyse and apply the principles and protocols for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and community organisations
2 Evaluate the critical and ethical self and community assessment of values and positioning skills applied in engagement
3 summarise the models for ensuring respect, ethical sharing and care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community relations.

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

  1. analyse and apply the principles and protocols for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and community organisations
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
    • GA6:
  2. Evaluate the critical and ethical self and community assessment of values and positioning skills applied in engagement
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  3. summarise the models for ensuring respect, ethical sharing and care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community relations.
    • GA3:
    • GA5:
    • GA6: