Unit

School Of Nursing And Midwifery

An Introduction to Contemporary Aboriginal AustraliaWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401242.1

Discipline: INDIGENOUS STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Glenda Mcdonald


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 80 credit points.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

*If using Safari, Firefox or Chrome to print the Unit Outline, right-click on the Print Unit Outline link and select 'Save link as...' or in Safari 'Download Linked File'


About this Unit
This unit introduces the perspectives of Aboriginal people and communities and explores both diverse and unifying aspects of Aboriginal cultures. The unit is informed by a theoretical model of developing cultural competence - cultural knowledge, cultural awareness, cultural skills, cultural encounter and cultural desire (Campinha-Bacote, 2011). To maximize their learning, students will experience an ‘on-country’ field trip facilitated by Aboriginal Elders. The unit will interest anyone wishing to develop personal and organisational cultural competence related to Aboriginal Australia, extend their understanding of past and contemporary issues relating to Aboriginal people and communities and promote understanding of the intergenerational impacts of the past experiences of Aboriginal people and their communities.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to an internet enabled device is essential in order to be able to: access course materials; to participate in discussion groups; and to access additional resources provided by the lecturer during the session. See http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_and_facilities/uwsonline_student_support for further information.


Courses
4691.1Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.2Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.3Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.4Bachelor of NursingCURRENT
4693.2Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.3Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.4Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.5Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CURRENT




Western Sydney University Copyright © 2004-2016 ABN 53 014 069 881 CRICOS Provider No: 00917K Contact Us | Disclaimer | Emergency Help |