This unit is designed as a capstone project for postgraduate students. The unit provides them with the opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary project in one of the University's Indigenous Service Learning Hubs. Students will work on real-world projects that have been prioritised and identified by Indigenous communities, applying their disciplinary expertise and gaining valuable experience in working across disciplinary boundaries. Students will integrate cultural competence learning and meaningful community service with instruction and reflection through project-based learning
The learning model includes an initial trip to, and accommodation at the Indigenous Service Learning Hub, project work during semester at the University and a return trip to the Service Learning Hub to present the project finding to the Indigenous Community(s) and Service Learning Hub stakeholders.
500wd pre-placement preparation report (20%), 1500wd reflective essay (20%), Community engagement (10%), 3000wd Group project report (40%), Interdisciplnary group work (10%)
This unit is selective and requires application through faculty/school, and interview by a Service Learning unit of study panel.
Expert post graduate disciplinary knowledge and strong written and oral communication skills.