ENCOUNTERING ABORIGINAL VICTORIA

ABS3EAV

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

ABS3EAV is a popular residential one week intensive block on-site in Shepparton and Barmah. Students are required to attend a compulsory introductory day which will be video conferenced to all campuses. This subject will introduce students to a wide range of Aboriginal topics that relate to Shepparton and surrounding areas. Delivery will be blended with online and face to face lectures and assessments. ABS3EAV will cover discipline subject areas relating to history, archaeology, sociology, anthropology and politics. Through oral history, narrative and community engagement students will gain an understanding of historical and contemporary Aboriginal society and culture.  In addition, students will have a On Country experience, which involves travel to the Barmah Forest to meet and hear from representatives of the local Aboriginal community. This field trip incurs additional costs to students. Anybody intending to enrol MUST check details of the field trip dates and costs with the subject coordinator. 

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Andrews

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Requires coordinator's approval. Students must have completed 120cp of subjects.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ABS2EAV

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAboriginal Australians -first nations of an ancient continent,RecommendedMuecke, S and Shoemaker, A 2004THAMES & HUDSON
ReadingsAboriginal Victorians - a history since 1800,RecommendedBroome, R 2005ALLEN & UNWIN

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse a range of texts in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies

Activities:
Tutorial/group workshop discussions of readings; written assignments, test
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Analyse and reflect on the history of the Aboriginal people of Shepparton and/or Barmah

Activities:
Research Report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Analyse the contemporary perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Shepparton and/or Barmah

Activities:
Major essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Critically reflect on the theories and concepts learnt in tutorial readings and in subject content

Activities:
Tests
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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