Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2020 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of Humanities and Social Inquiry

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2020.02

Subject Information
Subject Code INDS208
Subject Name Working with Indigenous Communities
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites Any 36cp
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment 1. Reflection: Personal Level: Self reflection - all assessments use MyPortfolio 30% 2. Assignment: Professional Level: Engaging Community Action Plan 40% 3. Assignment: Organisational Level: Reconciliation Action Plan 30%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1190  $ 1190  $ 1190  $ 1190  $ 1190  $ 1190 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (03-08-2020 to 03-12-2020)
Campus Batemans Bay
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 x 3 hr Seminar, plus online seminars
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2020

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (03-08-2020 to 03-12-2020)
Campus Bega
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 x 3 hr Seminar, plus online seminars
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2020

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (03-08-2020 to 03-12-2020)
Campus Shoalhaven
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 x 3 hr Seminar, plus online seminars
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2020

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (03-08-2020 to 03-12-2020)
Campus Southern Highlands
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 x 3 hr Seminar, plus online seminars
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2020

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (03-08-2020 to 03-12-2020)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 3 x 3 hr Seminar, plus online seminars
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
David Kampers
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2020

Subject Description
This subject provides skills to engage and work appropriately and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, whether it be as an individual supporter of Indigenous causes, or as professional delivering services or managing at the organisational level. At a personal level, it promotes critical and reflective thinking. At a professional level, it promotes engaging and building relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, communities and organisations. At a service delivery level, it increases awareness of consultation. collaboration and negotiation processes, role-specific issues and resources. For an individual focusing on the organisational level, it provides strategies for enhancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment and developing an organisational approach to improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate critical and reflective thinking in regard to your own learning and the skills required to articulate this in writing.
2. Develop an understanding of cultural competencies to engage and build productive relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in all areas of social interaction.
3. Demonstrate proficiency in consulting, collaborating and negotiation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities in work related contexts.
4. Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge, both theoretical and practical, of contemporary reconciliation approaches with Indigenous people in Australia.


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