Details for Australian Aboriginal Studies

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSE504
  • Credit points: 10


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Australian Aboriginal Studies

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Assessment Methods

Media Critique - 25%

Major Essay - 50%

Case Response - 25%

Prescribed Text

Broome, R. 2010. Aboriginal Australians. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Flood, J. 2006. The Original Australians. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.

Representative References

Harris, J. 1990. One Blood. Sutherland: Albatross.

Carroll, P., & Etherington, S. (Eds.). 2008.One Land one Saviour.Sydney: Church Missionary Society Australia.

Gunstone, A. 2008. History, politics and knowledge: Essays in Australian Indigenous studies. Kew VIC: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Muecke, S. 2004. Ancient & modern: Time Culture & Indigenous Philosophy. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.

Jones, P. 2007. Ochre and Rust. Adelaide: Wakefield Press.

Kenny, R. 2010. The Lamb Enters the Dreaming. Melbourne: Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.

Ranzijn, R., McConnochie, K., & Nolan, W. 2009. Psychology and Indigenous Australians: Foundations of cultural competence. Sydney: Pan Macmillan Australia.

Van Toorn, P. 2006. Writing Never Arrives Naked: Early Aboriginal Cultures of Writing in Australia. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press.

Prentis, M. 2009. A study in Black & White; The Aborigines in Australian History (3rd ed.). Sydney: Rosenberg.

Schmidt, D. June 2012. Literacy Learning Partnerships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Action Learning Project. Literacy learning, 20, 2: 17-21.

Stanner, W. E. H. 2010.The dreaming and other essays. Melbourne: Black Inc. Agenda.

Tonkinson, R. 2015. The Wentworth lectures: Honouring fifty years of Australian Indigenous Studies. Aboriginal Studies Press.