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Aboriginal Community Engagement - EDUF3135

Year - 2018

The focus of this UoS is exploring, experiencing and reflecting upon the transformative effect of Aboriginal community engagement on schools, early childhood education settings, curriculum and pedagogy. Students will learn on country by participating in local Aboriginal cultural and social activities and explore how local Aboriginal ways of knowing, doing and being reflects the diversity, vibrancy and resilience of Aboriginal peoples and cultures. They will consider the role of community cultural wealth in developing and designing culturally responsive relationships-focussed schooling to 'close the gap' between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities. Students will critically analyse diverse representations and deficit discourses about Aboriginal people, culture and communities in the project of developing their activist professional identity to transform teaching and learning, schools and early childhood education settings in socially just ways.

Classes
1x4-hr tutorial/fieldwork weeks 1 to 9

Assessment
1800wd critical analysis (30%), 1800wd e-Learning resource (30%), 2400wd educational program (40%)

Pre-requisites

48 credit points

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2a

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Cathie Burgess
HECS Band: 1
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