IA5010 - Indigenous Research Ethics
|Student Contribution Band:
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.
- Critically analyse the ethical issues central and pertinent to Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander research from historical and contemporary perspectives;
- Examine current institutional and organisational guidelines relating to the ethical
conduct of research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people;
- Critically explore key aspects of knowledge exchange, and knowledge transfer within
and Indigenous research context;
- Develop an ethics application on the relevant template, using appropriate academic
language and formatting.
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Assoc. Professor Felecia Watkin, Professor Andrew Day
||Professor Yvonne Cadet-James, Ms Fiona Wirrer-George, Professor Andrew Day.
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU and Printed materials
||part 1 - draft part 2 - completed version of the ethics application (50%); essays (50%).
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process, and in case of
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