ERIC Number: ED329762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Reference Count: 0
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Cognitive Style, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Developed Nations, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Illiteracy, Literacy Education, Multicultural Education
University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia 6009 ($25.00 Australian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Australian Coll. of Advanced Education, Perth. Inst. of Applied Aboriginal Studies.
Identifiers: Aboriginal People; Australia