Contesting spaces for Indigenous knowledge in university teaching and learning

McLaughlin, Juliana (2014) Contesting spaces for Indigenous knowledge in university teaching and learning. In Alvares, Claude (Ed.) Multicultural knowledge and the university. Multiversity & Citizens International, Belgaum, Karnataka, India, pp. 164-173.

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Abstract

Teaching and learning indigenous knowledge (as opposed to “modern” knowledge) is inherently a political and moral act. Indigenous Australian knowledges areas are as diverse as its geographical landscape. Making space for Indigenous knowledges in academia should not merely be a question of social justice or equity; the focus needs to shift to restoring pedagogical justice. This chapter provides insights for possible frameworks for embedding Indigenous knowledges and draws from experiences of teaching critical Indigenous Studies at one Australian university.

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ID Code: 82025
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Indigenous knowledges, critical pedagogy, university teaching and learning, HERN
ISBN: 8185569827
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Chancellery
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Multiversity & Citizens International
Deposited On: 26 Feb 2015 04:44
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2015 06:00

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