Introduction to Aboriginal Cultural & Community Awareness
Duration: 3 hours
Outline of e-learning Course
Walya Productions' Introduction to Aboriginal Cultural & Community Awareness course consists of 6 learning modules. Each module is designed to introduce the participants to the richness and diversity of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander cultures & community, and the significant historical and policy developments.
This course will enable participants to have a better appreciation and understanding of the complexity of Aboriginal society, and assist with putting history and policy into context.
Duration of e-learning Course
The total duration of the course is 3 hours. The e-learning is flexible and can be completed over multiple settings. Once commencing the course, you will have up to 6 weeks to complete the course.
Certificate of Attainment
At the completion of each module participants will be asked a number of questions relating to the topic of the module. Upon answering all questions the particpant will recieve a Certificate of Attainment.
Units Covered in this Course
Module One: Australia Pre-colonisation – Be able to to recall some of the diversity, complexity and sophistication of Aboriginal societies before colonisation
Module Two: Cultural Protocols and Social Organisation – Be able to recall some of the cultural protocols, values and kinship systems which continue to be practised
Module Three: European contact & Colonisation – Be able to recall some of the first encounters between Aboriginal Australia and Europeans and initial phases of the colonisation process
Module Four: Government Policy & Economic engagement – Be able to recall Government Laws and Policies which created the poverty cycle in Aboriginal communities and the year the laws were repealed
Module Five Assimilation Policy & Stolen Generation Case Study – Be able to recall some of the cultural protocols, values and kinship systems which continue to be practised
Module Six: Social & Policy Developments – Be able to recall some of the modern national historical and significant events of First Australians relationship with non-indigenous Australians