INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

ABS3ICD

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides opportunities to explore and discuss challenges and successes relating to Indigenous communities developing and managing their own business. There will be a focus on the history and continuity of Aboriginal community self determination and sovereignties. Students will critically assess case studies relevant to Indigenous community development principles and practices and the role of government legislation and intervention frameworks. Indigenous voices will be privileged across all topics relating to this subject.


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 60 credit points of level 2 subjects

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse, discuss and critique a range of texts in the field of Indigenous development, Australian or international government policies and academic literature.

Activities:
There will be weekly face to face lecture topics that will provide students an informed perspective of the subject matter. Tutorial discussions will assist the student to formulate their own perspectives and critique academic readings. Students will also be coached in preparation for their written assignments.
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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Reflect and critique on the academic literature relating to social policy and practice and the intersection with legislative and community frameworks.

Activities:
Students will discuss and critique the academic literature in tutorials. Students will also apply this discussion to produce a 6 week project that includes an in class oral update to the class on their project which will inform their written project work. The focuses on an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander community development programs or initiatives. Students will reflect upon government policies past and present.
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 (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Compare and analyse contemporary perspectives of Indigenous peoples and their cultures' community development aspirations and how these are impacted by colonialism.

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 (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply learnt concepts from lectures, tutorials and readings through assessment tasks.

Activities:
Short research essay in preparation of the 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 (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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