HUMN 3012 Applied Indigenous Research Project
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 102310
Coordinator Kaiya Aboagye Opens in new window
Description In this subject students will undertake a guided personal inquiry project. Students will investigate and reflect on the practical, cultural and ethical complexities of being an Indigenous researcher. Students will examine ethics guidelines for research with Indigenous peoples and the realities of applying them in practice. They will study examples of Indigenous research scholarship to develop and present their own Statement of Research Philosophy.
School Social Sciences
Discipline Indigenous Studies
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) HUMN 2050
Equivalent Subjects LGYA 1682 - Rethinking Research with Indigenous Australians Independent Study project (Block Mode) HUMN 3070 - Rethinking Research with Indigenous Australians Independent Study project (Day Mode)
Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Community and Social Development (BCSD) program. Students must have successfully completed 60 credit points of study.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Analyse the experiences of research of an Indigenous scholar;
- Undertake a guided personal inquiry research project;
- Create an individual statement of research philosophy;
- Demonstrate presentation skills to describe and reflect on statement of research philosophy.
Self-reflective research methods for example personal inquiry, autoethnography
Ethics protocols and guidelines relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Learning from experiences of Indigenous researchers
Complexities (practical, cultural and ethical) of being an Indigenous researcher
Indigenous methodologies and methods
Researcher approach and philosophy towards research
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.