* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Offers a general survey of Indigenous Australian societies and cultures from the earliest times until the mid-20th century. The unit explores some debates about aspects of Aboriginal social life before the British colonisation-for example, social and political structures, economies, religious beliefs and land management. The history of contact between Aborigines and outsiders is examined and includes the following topics-responses to changing circumstances, Aboriginal resistance, and government attempts at conciliation, protection, segregation and assimilation. Attention is also given to the competing ways in which Australian historians have represented Aboriginal history.
internal: 1,000 word essay (15%), 1,500 word essay (35%); tutorial participation and information literacy exercise (10%); 2-hr exam (40%);
distance: 1,000 word essay (20%), 1,500 word essay (40%); 2-hr exam (40%).
internal: 2x1-hr lectures and 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 wks);
distance: 2x2.5-hr classes in Hbt & Ltn.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H,I,N,W Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Video conferencing - H,W A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.