INDIGENOUS EDUCATION

EDU3IED

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Global Citizenship Essential. Global Citizenship is about learning to live in an interconnected world, including the social, environmental, political and economic challenges this brings.

Subject outline

In this subject students develop an understanding of Indigenous education in Australian schools. Students examine the cultural, political, social, economic, and health issues that impact on Indigenous children and identify similarities and differences with other First People's experiences from around the world. They also explore educational strategies and pedagogy to support Indigenous children and maximise learning outcomes. Additionally students investigate teaching Indigenous Studies in classrooms in order to promote positive attitudes in all communities and apply Indigenous cultural protocols when teaching and working with Indigenous students and community.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBruce Pridham

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU2IS

Special conditions To demonstrate successful completion of the subject and to meet AITSIL professional standards, students are required to complete and pass each assessment task to a minimum 50%.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTeaching and Learning in Aboriginal EducationRecommendedHarrison, N. (2011)OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
ReadingsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An introduction for the teaching profession (2012)RecommendedPrice, K.CAMBRIDGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the issues that impact on Indigenous learners and how they influence educational outcomes. Explain the issues (political, social, economic, historical#) that impact on Indigenous learners and how they influence educational outcomes.

Activities:
Indigenous Presenters Worksop Participation Research

02. Investigate Australian Indigenous culture in schools and community. Investigate how Australian Indigenous culture is supported in schools and the community and identify similarities and differences with other First People's experiences from around the world.

Activities:
Indigenous Presenters Worksop Participation Research

03. Design Indigenous curriculum opportunities and teaching resources, incorporating educational technologies and strategies for working effectively, sensitively and confidentially with parents/carers.

Activities:
Indigenous Presenters Worksop Participation Research

04. Critically examine personal assumptions, preconceptions and values when relating to Indigenous Australia.

Activities:
Indigenous Presenters Worksop Participation Research

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBruce Pridham

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Learning Diagnostic (Pre & Post) 1200 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04
Personal Learning Plan (PLP) 800 words or equivalent20 01, 02, 03, 04
Application of Personal Learning and Extended Reflection (PLR) 2000 words or equivalent50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDeborah Neal

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal Learning Diagnostic (Pre & Post) 1200 words or equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04
Personal Learning Plan (PLP) 800 words or equivalent20 01, 02, 03, 04
Application of Personal Learning and Extended Reflection (PLR) 2000 words or equivalent50 01, 02, 03, 04