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ISE3001 Perspectives on Knowledge

Short Description: Perspectives on Knowledge
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Coll for Indigenous Studies, Education & Research
School or Department : Coll for Indigenous Studies, Education & Research
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090311 - Indigenous Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 27 October 2020

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

Through an analysis of historical and contemporary theories that make up the western canon running alongside theories that sit outside of western academia students will gain an insight into the often hidden theories that underpin racial hierarchies. The course will go back to the beginnings of western academic and democratic thinking comparing those explicit written early western theories and their outcomes alongside First Nation theories and intelligentsia. Issues of race, power, knowledge and colonialism will be explored through a combined First Nations and western lens. The dynamic relationship of belonging to country, and the community values associated through this longevity of connection and knowing is theorised through story and place.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 27 October 2020