This subject offers students a comprehensive introduction to Indigenous cultures, history and education from the standpoint of Indigenous social justice. The aim of this subject is to provide students with the requisite knowledge and skills for designing and implementing Indigenous studies curriculum, and the requisite knowledge and skills for the application of culturally germane pedagogies in response to the educational needs of Indigenous students. Through this subject students will be empowered to develop a greater awareness of Indigenous socio-cultural and socio-political contexts, and advance their own understanding of the dynamics of Indigenous values, worldview and identity.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
School of Teacher Education
Part 1: A Knowledge Framework for Understanding Indigenous Cultures, History and Education - The ontological foundations of Indigenous being - The cultural geography of Indigenous Australia - The epistemological foundations of Indigenous knowing - The foundational context of contemporary Indigenous identity - Invasion, colonialism, dispossession and resistance - Segregation, protectionism and assimilation - Indigenous defiance, citizenship and political activism. Part 2: A Skills Framework for Advancing Indigenous Cultures, History and Education - Indigenous identity and education - Indigenous education policy and the transition to praxis - Indigenous issues in curriculum and pedagogy - Developing culturally apposite curriculum - Implementing culturally germane pedagogy - Engaging with Indigenous families and communities.
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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.