|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||School of Indigenous Australian Studies|
Available to all postgraduate students.
This subject provides an introduction to the major ethical issues in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research. Issues addressed include Indigenous knowledge systems, research protocols, collaborative and partnership research, reciprocity, dissemination of outcomes, questions of intellectual property, ownership, and research and development for self-determination. Particular emphasis will be placed on a critical analysis of existing research practices and procedures as they impact and influence Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations. Students will be introduced to issues and notions through online learning including the discussion board and e-mail, digital medium and reading materials. Therefore it is essential that students have access to the World Wide Web to complete this subject. The subject includes a compulsory on campus workshop at the JCU Cairns campus.
|Cairns, Study Period 1, Limited|
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012|
|Face to face teaching (1 day workshop 28 February)|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Felecia Watkin|
|Lecturer:||Professor Yvonne Cadet-James.|
|Assessment:||presentations (50%); essays (50%).|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.