Rhetoric, recognition and rights: the common units 1999-2011

Gilbey, Kathryn and Schaber, Evelyn (2015) Rhetoric, recognition and rights: the common units 1999-2011. In: Finding Common Ground: Narratives, Provocations and Reflections from the 40 Year Celebration of Batchelor Institute. Batchelor Press, Batchelor, NT, pp. 20-28. ISBN 978-1-74131-310-9

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Abstract

The power of stories to transform, inform and remove the polite veil of ignorance is what this paper will ultimately be about. This will be done through the telling of a series of stories and moments at Batchelor Institute, the teaching of the Common Units. The stories about stories will show Indigenous pedagogies in practice, both-ways enacted, and the power of stories to undermine the subtle positioning of Aboriginal students by non-Aboriginal lecturers.
This paper will be an exploration around the teaching and learning process that was the Common Units at Batchelor Institute 1999 – 2011. The units themselves were transformative and experiential, you came out changed after having experienced them. This is our aim with this paper also, we invite you on a journey to come and explore from our perspectives the tensions and celebrations that were the Common Units.

Item Type: Book Section
Field of Research: 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
Research Collaboration Area: Education
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2016 03:23
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2016 03:23
URI: http://eprints.batchelor.edu.au/id/eprint/476

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