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ERIC Number: ED329762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Pages: 273
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-7298-0068-7
ISSN: ISSN-0314-4151
Learning My Way. Papers from the National Conference on Adult Aboriginal Learning (Perth, Western Australia, September 1988). A Special Edition of Wikaru 16.
Harvey, Barbara, Comp.; McGinty, Suzanne, Comp.
These 31 papers dealing with adult aboriginal learning are divided into three sections. The keynote speakers' papers appear first in each section. Section 1, Learning Our Way, contains these papers: "The Invasion of Aboriginal Education" (Christie); "The Drover's Daughter" (Bedford); "Nyungar Women Returning to Education" (Bennell); "Learning Patterns of the Songwriter's Workshop" (Borneman); "Nyungar Language Project" (Calgaret et al.); "Aboriginal Knowledge: Does It Count?" (Crawford); "A Practical Lesson" (Hayward); "Teaching Reading to Aboriginal Adults from Traditional Communities" (Langlands); "Karrayili (Bayulu)" (Lennard); "'Learning Our Way: Coonana Womens' Group' Coonana Aboriginal Community" (Nudding); "Language Programmes for Tradition or for Today?" (Thieberger); and"Empowerment through Learning from a Black Perspective" (Yavu-Kama). Section 2, Our Community Identity and Our Community Soul, consists of: "Aboriginal Adult Education" (Valadian); "An Aspect of Nyoongah World View of Knowledge" (Irrluma); "Even Desert Kids Need Heroes" (Capp); "Tranby College" (Flick); "Aboriginal Education and Training at the Crossroads--Reproducing the Present or Choosing the Future?" (Folds, Marika); "A Case for a National Network about Enclaves" (Hayward); "Aboriginal Ranger Training" (McGlew); "Living a New Way: A Case Study in Community Self-Management" (McMahon, Kogolo); and "Aboriginal Participation in Higher Education--Policies and Practices" (Riley-Mundine). Section 3, Two Way Learning, contains: "'Coming Up Level' without 'Losing Themselves': The Dilemma of Formal Tertiary Training for Aborigines" (Harris); "Legal Control, Learning, and the Aboriginal Struggle for Law" (Broadhurst); "Learning as an Adult" (Carlisle, McGillivray); "External Pre-tertiary Courses for Aboriginal Adults in the Western Australia College of Advanced Education" (Hubble et al.); "Psychological Testing for Intelligence and for Employment" (Kearins); "The Development of Literacy Skills and Competencies for Aboriginal Adults: Some Issues" (Procter); "The Aboriginal Education Unit, Department of Technical and Further Education" (Thorne et al.); "Aborigines Learning to Translate" (Kilham, Richards); "Left or Right Brain: Is There a Neurological Relationship to Traditional Aboriginal Learning Styles?" (Sayers); and "Whose Ideology?: Adult Aboriginal Attitudes to Education on the Carnarvon Aboriginal Reserve" (Saggers, Gray). The conference program is appended. (YLB)
University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia 6009 ($25.00 Australian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Australian Coll. of Advanced Education, Perth. Inst. of Applied Aboriginal Studies.
Identifiers: Aboriginal People; Australia