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FASS3500: Service Learning in Indigenous Communities

This unit is designed for students in their intermediary year(s) of undergraduate studies and provides them with the opportunity to work on an interdisciplinary project with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander partner organisations and communities located in metropolitan, regional and remote parts of Australia. Students will work on real-world projects that have been prioritised and identified by Indigenous communities, applying their disciplinary expertise and gaining valuable experience in working across disciplinary boundaries.

Code FASS3500
Academic unit Arts and Social Sciences
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. think critically and problem solve
  • LO2. demonstrate ability to critically self-reflect on your cultural identities and interaction with others including communities and other group members
  • LO3. demonstrate a capacity for active listening and effective community and team engagement
  • LO4. articulate an understanding of the broader social and political context of the project and community
  • LO5. identify solutions in a team environment incorporating multiple ideas into effective coherent solutions that are responsive to community identified needs
  • LO6. demonstrate insight into client needs
  • LO7. share responsibility for quality, timeliness and thoroughness of report outcomes.