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EEP400 Indigenous Education Studies (8)

Abstract

Students will be introduced to appropriate curriculum and pedagogy for teaching Indigenous children and demonstrate how Indigenous teaching and learning practices can be of benefit to all education participants. Students will gain knowledge and appreciation of the importance and implications of full consultation with local Indigenous communities within these settings. It will focus on empowering students to effectively reflect on all aspects of teaching with respect to Indigenous perspectives.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
OnlineAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Session 2
OnlineAlbury-Wodonga Campus
On CampusNorthern Sydney Institute
Session 3
OnlineAlbury-Wodonga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EEP400
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Teacher Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • 1.be able to recognise the importance of community consultation and the participation of Indigenous people in educational environments;
  • 2.have developed an awareness and understanding of culturally appropriate pedagogy for Indigenous children;
  • 3.be able to formulate culturally appropriate teaching strategies for Indigenous children;
  • 4.understand and develop aspects of a culturally safe education environment.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Module 1: Indigenous Education
  • What is Indigenous Education?
  • 1. Indigenous Education Aspects.
  • 2. Education Relationships.
  • Why Indigenous Education
  • 1. Policies
  • 2. Closing the Gap
  • 3. Learning / Teaching Styles
  • 4. Community Partnerships.
  • Module 2: Indigenous Education and Policies
  • 1. National Policies
  • 2. State Policies
  • 3. Departmental Policies
  • 4. Community Policies
  • 5. School / centre Policies.
  • Module 3: Indigenous Perspectives and Indigenous Studies
  • 1. Defining Indigenous Perspectives and Indigenous Studies
  • 2. Comparing Indigenous Perspective and Indigenous Studies
  • 3. Why do we implement Indigenous Perspectives and Indigenous Studies?
  • 4. How do we incorporate Indigenous Perspectives and Indigenous Studies?
  • Module 4: Students in Aboriginal Education
  • 1. Strategies in Indigenous Education for Indigenous Children
  • 2. Quality Teaching and Indigenous Education
  • 3. Aboriginal English
  • 4. 8 Ways of Aboriginal Learning
  • 5. Pedagogy
  • 6. Student Aspirations.
  • Module 5: Community Partnerships
  • 1. Contacting Indigenous Communities
  • 2. Consultation with Indigenous Communites
  • 3. Indigenous Communities' influence on education
  • 4. Indigenous Communities in our degrees and practicum.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 24 November 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.