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Area/Catalogue
COMM 2060

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100789

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To further develop students' understanding of communication culture relating to Aboriginal Australia and skill development to operate effectively and ethically in intercultural contexts.

Course content

Students will build on their knowledge and skills to support critical thinking to reconcile theory and practice in a professional setting. This knowledge and skills will be achieved by the exploration of historical colonial policies and processes, the diversity and complexity of cultures and contemporary issues, the politics and history of Aboriginal cultural and intellectual property, rights and representation, Aboriginal arts and media practice, racism, social justice and the politics of privilege, self-determination, human rights and international obligations, and application of Aboriginal protocol to professional practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Tutorial 2 hours x 10 weeks
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
External (Online) 3 hours x 10 sessions

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Continuous assessment 1000 words or equivalent 20% N/A
Presentation 1500 words 30% N/A
Research paper 2000 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1000 words or equivalent 20% N/A
Presentation 1500 words 30% N/A
Research paper 2000 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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