IDIG103 Indigeneity: A Global Experience

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Updated: 03 March 2020
Credit Points 6
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Belinda Beattie (bbeattie@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit promotes understanding of contemporary Indigenous communities around the globe. It considers the importance of Indigeneity as central to discussions on the world stage and to some extent at the nation-state level. The unit provides important conceptual and background information of use in a range of professional environments.

Prescribed Material
Mandatory

Text(s):

Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Being Indigenous: Perspectives on Activism, Culture, Language and Identity

ISBN: 9781138314900
Greymorning, N., (ed) Routledge 1st ed. 2018

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Referenced Material
Optional

Text(s):

Note: Reference material may be held in the University Library - purchase is optional

Politics of Indigeneity: Dialogues and Reflections on Indigenous Activism

ISBN: 9781780321202
Venkateswar, S. and Hughes, E. (eds), Zed Books 2011

Note: An eBook version is available through the Dixson Library.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assessment 1 15% 900
Assessment Notes

Discussion in Module Forums

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 2 40% 1800
Assessment Notes

Annotated Bibliography

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Assessment 3 45% 2000
Assessment Notes

Essay

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate an understanding of Indigeneity and the diversity of Indigenous communities globally;
  2. clearly and effectively communicate an understanding of factors impacting on Indigenous communities internationally;
  3. display skills in evaluation and analysis of the politics of Indigeneity; and
  4. demonstrate an ability to compare Indigenous communities in Australia with those around the globe.