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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5140

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
150520

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2018.

Course aim

To enable students to critically reflect on issues concerning Aboriginal education and teaching Aboriginal studies, and to analyse key critical theories of socially just and transformative curricula.

Course content

Students will reflect critically on Aboriginal languages, histories, social systems and cultures by reviewing the history of Aboriginal education, Aboriginal knowledges and communication, critical theories of education and pedagogy. The students will also review culturally responsive teaching and learning in rural and remote education, classroom management, policy and the politics of Aboriginal education, racism and anti-racist education, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural studies curriculum, and International perspectives on Indigenous education.

Textbook(s)

Price, K 2012, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An introduction for the teaching profession , 1st ed, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, Victoria

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External (Learnonline course activities) 3 hours x 13 weeks

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
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Research essay 2000 words 40% N/A
Critical review 2500 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* 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

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