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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

This unit explores cultural frameworks for social interaction and learning, as well as Indigenous Knowledge frameworks for understanding relational practice, Respectful engagement and the re-conception of human interactions. Students will engage in yarning and yarning circle methods for Indigenous teaching, learning, problem identification and cultural affirmation during a compulsory 4-day residential workshop.

Unit content

Module 1: Respectful interactions within the rights of country

Module 2: Indigenous Pedagogy - methodologies and methods

Module 3: Relational practice within environments

Module 4: Yarning principles and practice

Module 5: Yarning principles and practice (continued)

Module 6: Residential

 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 engage others respectfully in yarning circles by applying concepts of Indigenous Knowledge and the rights of Country
2 apply Indigenous pedagogy, methodologies and methods to transmit knowledge, skills and ideas about relational practices effectively within environments
3 evaluate theoretical perspectives on yarning as a basis for individual growth and the re-conception of human interactions with Country

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

  1. engage others respectfully in yarning circles by applying concepts of Indigenous Knowledge and the rights of Country
  2. apply Indigenous pedagogy, methodologies and methods to transmit knowledge, skills and ideas about relational practices effectively within environments
  3. evaluate theoretical perspectives on yarning as a basis for individual growth and the re-conception of human interactions with Country

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.