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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Engages students in Yarning and Yarning Circle methodologies for Indigenous teaching, learning, problem identification and cultural affirmation. Presents Indigenous Knowledge frameworks for understanding relational leadership, co-design and co-analysis through Yarning methodologies.

Unit content

Topic 1: Yarning Principles
Topic 2: Individual and small group Yarns
Topic 3: Yarning Circles Project

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 demonstrate capabilities to engage others in Yarning Circles with Aboriginal community members and Elders
2 critically review Yarning as a resolution, mediation, research and problem identifying process
3 reflect on the theoretical perspectives with Yarning outcomes as a basis for individual growth.

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

  1. demonstrate capabilities to engage others in Yarning Circles with Aboriginal community members and Elders
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  2. critically review Yarning as a resolution, mediation, research and problem identifying process
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  3. reflect on the theoretical perspectives with Yarning outcomes as a basis for individual growth.
    • GA2:
    • GA3: