Decolonising sociology curriculum: Using an online immersive learning environment to deliver cross-cultural training
Howard-Wagner, Deirdre, Kutay, Cat, Riley, Lynette and Mooney, Janet. (2012). Decolonising sociology curriculum: Using an online immersive learning environment to deliver cross-cultural training. In A. Boom and L. Cheshire (Ed.). Emerging and Enduring Inequalities, The Australian Sociological Association. Australia: The Australian Sociological Association. pp. 1 - 9
|Authors||Howard-Wagner, Deirdre, Kutay, Cat, Riley, Lynette and Mooney, Janet|
The paper describes an online cultural training workshop based around the complex Aboriginal Kinship systems used in Australia.
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the learning environment where the thematic focus is on relationships and interaction, and how immersive learning and narrative teaching styles work together within a social constructivist approach to deliver this outcome. Prior to discussing how both a social constructivist immersive learning environment achieves such outcomes, the paper will describe the online workshop design in the context of decolonizing mainstream pedagogies.
|Keywords||Aboriginal knowledge; Teaching sociology; Indigenous issues; decolonising curriculum; immersive learning environments|
|Publisher||The Australian Sociological Association|
|Web address (URL)||http://www.tasa.org.au/uploads/2012/11/Howard-Wagner-Deidre-Kutay-Cat-Riley-Lynette-Mooney-Janet1.pdf|
|Open access||Open access|
|Page range||1 - 9|
|Research Group||Institute for Positive Psychology and Education|
|Place of publication||Australia|
|Editors||A. Boom and L. Cheshire|
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