HSY3260 - Australian Aboriginal history
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Bain Attwood
Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
As for HSY2260
Upon successful completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding relations between indigenes and Europeans in Australia.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the epistemological issues and problems evident in the study of Australian Aboriginal History.
- Think critically and communicate effectively. Specifically to:
- develop a topic for investigation;
- show an awareness of both the diversity of interpretations of the past, and the nature of such forms of knowledge;
- familiarise oneself with a range of sources;
- display precision in argument and documentation; and
- recognise and be able to present a logically ordered argument.
Reflective essay (1500 words): 25%
Research essay (2000 words): 40%
Examinations (1000 words): 25%
Tutorial participation: 10%
Third year students will be expected to demonstrate more sophisticated analytical skills and submit work incorporating a higher level of competence in independent research and reading.
1 hour lecture and 1 hour tutorial over 9 weeks and 2 x 1 hour lectures and 1 hour tutorial over 3 weeks
A first-year sequence in History or permission