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PTS001 Learning Identity
What is Learning Identity?
Learning identity is a key aspect of higher understanding and knowledge about how one learns, particularly their views about their ability to learn. People with a learning identity see themselves as learners, seek and engage life experiences with a learning attitude and believe in their ability to learn. At the extreme, if a person does not believe that they can learn, they will not. https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-1-4419-1428-6_229
Exploring Learning, Identity, and Power Through Life History and Narrative Research by
Publication Date: 2010-02-25
Learning Identity by
Publication Date: 2006-07-13
PTS006 Ways of Knowing
There are many different knowledge systems. Students examine the role, nature and development of knowledge as a social construction across a range of cultures. Through the lens of their own Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture, students build 'both-ways' understandings by developing their understandings of Western knowledge systems. Students consider the relevance of their inquiry into knowledge in terms of their own community, their values, ethics and modern life, including the impact of technologies.
Two Way Teaching and Learning by
Publication Date: 2011-08-01
A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Work by
Publication Date: 2014-05-01
Discovering Aboriginal Plant Use by
Publication Date: 2014-08-27
PTS002 Strength and Success
What is resilience?
“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”
- Nelson Mandela
Students will develop resilience in life and learning through identifying Indigenous role models of strength and success in the recent past and in the present. Students will analyse the characteristics of strength and success from different perspectives, then move to identify, research and talk with Indigenous students/professionals who have been successful in learning within a tertiary environment. Research focuses on successful and resilient learning strategies and identifying barriers experienced by other tertiary learners.
Indigenous Role Models
Albert: Albert Namatjira and the Hermannsburg watercolour artists by
Call Number: 759.994 ALBE SC
Publication Date: 2006
Cathy Freeman: A journey just begun by
Call Number: 920 FREE MACG
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Publication Date: 2013-05-01
Johnathan Thurston: The autobiography by
Call Number: 920 THUR
Publication Date: 2018
Tracker: stories of Tracker Tilmouth by
Call Number: 305.89915 TILM WRIG
Publication Date: 2017
Recognizing Aboriginal Title by
Call Number: 347.3110994 MABO RUSS
Publication Date: 2005-07-09
You have the power by
Call Number: 783.242164 ROAC
Publication Date: 1994
AustLit : the Australian Literature Resource
AustLit provides authoritative information on Australian creative and critical literature works as well as authors and literary organisations. Includes Blackwords which provides access to both general and specific information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literary cultures and traditions.
Credible Sources: Are they CRAAP?
The CRAAP test had its origins in the US to help students successfully evaluate and find reliable information. The test has seen many variations but in general if something is CRAAP, that's a good thing! CRAAP stands for:
These are the types of things you want to check for, regardless of source type (books, articles, websites, blogs, etc.) The following YouTubes by NYIT and Western University give brief overviews of applying the CRAAP criteria and the full criteria can be found as a pdf here
PTS005 Reading and Reflection
Create your own personal reading program
Suggested texts for Reading and Reflection
NOTE: There are lots more books to be found in Library Search if you cant find anything you like from the list below.
Am I black enough for you? by
Call Number: 920.HEIS
Publication Date: 2012
Nanberry: black brother white by
Call Number: 028.5 FREN
Publication Date: 2011
Call Number: A823.3 WRIG
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
Terra nullius by
Call Number: A823.4 COLE
Publication Date: 2017
Hard Yards by
Call Number: A823.3 LUCA
Publication Date: 1999-09-01
Swallow the Air by
Call Number: A823.4 WINC
Publication Date: 2012-08-01
PTS009 Introduction to science
Charles Darwin University acknowledges the traditional custodians across the lands on which we live and work, and we pay our respects to Elders both past and present.