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Cultural Competence: Fundamentals - OLET1103

Year - 2020

This unit is delivered in a module format and is designed to encourage students to learn about who they are and how they relate to the world around them. It aims to serve as a starting point in an individual's journey towards being respectful of diversity and encouraging open and inclusive behaviour. The unit will examine the meaning of culture and cultural competence; examine social and emotional wellbeing in a cultural competence context as well as identity formation, worldview, socialisation. The unit will address the importance of building cultural competence capabilities to recognise and address racism. The unit will also help build critical self-reflection skills and a greater understanding of diverse knowledges. The unit helps students explore the implications of being part of a University community that is located on Aboriginal land. The unit will help the development of cultural competence in order to develop students' capacity to productively, collaboratively and openly in diverse groups and across cultural boundaries.

1 hour per week online material, 3 x 1 hour workshop per semester

5 x short answer quizzes(100%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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