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Unit details

SLE218 - Indigenous Engagement: Natural Resource Management

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Janine McBurnie

Prerequisite:

SLE121

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit will examine the historical and contemporary context of Indigenous people’s engagement in natural resources management. By exploring different ontological understandings of the relationships to the natural environment, students will be required to critically reflect on how different ways on knowing have influenced natural resource management in Australia, and on a global scale.

Assessment

Essay on personal ontological perspective of the natural environment 1000 words (25%), online discussion activities (30%), indigenous resource management report 3,000 words (45%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$4232$4859

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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