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Motivation and emotion - Indigenisation
Overview[edit | edit source]
This unit is being progressively indigenised with regard to Indigenous Australian culture, knowledge, opportunities, and challenges.
Content and process[edit | edit source]
- Acknowledgement of country
- Students can opt to conduct a major project on a specific motivation or emotion topic as it relates to Indigenous Australians. The projects develop open educational resources in the form of online, editable Wikiversity pages and publicly available multimedia presentations. hese resources are available via this category. Students can also negotiate their own topics for the major project which allows for particular interests in Indigenous Australian psychology to be pursued.
- The current unit convener aims to maximise openness, accessibility, and public editability of the unit's educational materials as an alternative to the colonial/Western practice of claiming restrictive ownership over knowledge, access to education, and restriction of intellectual property.
- Introduction includes an acknowledgement of country
- Growth psychology
- Slide 5 Evolution of paradigms in psychology adapted in 2022 to include Indigenous (psychology)
- Slide 8 Closely related psychologies adapted in 2021 to include Indigenous psychology
Next steps[edit | edit source]
Some next steps:
- Map unit content and processes against:
- Indigenous Australian ways of learning
- Knowing, being, and doing
- Knowing (Content) Indigenous Knowledge / Histories and communication / Engagement and Communication
- Being (Perspectives/Practice; knowledge construction/worldview)
- Doing (Pedagogies- Indigenous ways of learning)
- UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing. UC graduates can:
- use local Indigenous histories and traditional ecological knowledge to develop and augment understanding of their discipline;
- communicate and engage with Indigenous Australians in ethical and culturally respectful ways;
- apply their knowledge to working with Indigenous Australians in socially just ways.
- Students could be further incentivised to contribute updates and improvements to existing motivation and emotion Indigenous Australian resources