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Another 75 items have been added to the Virtual Library, bringing the total number of items to over 500, representing over 150 languages ... read more

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RESULTS: 25 ITEMS FOR CATEGORY Courses

Arrernte [aus-x-arq] see all Arrernte
Source: CDU
A 2 year course providing knowledge and skills for culturally informed language work, documentation, maintenance, recovery and revitalisation. Students also learn the basics of an Indigenous language (Yolngu or Arrernte), and understand how language is embedded within culture. The course prepares students for professional practice and further study in language and linguistics, and in Indigenous language planning and policy at local and national levels.
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Barngala [bjb] see all Barngala
Source: Ghil’ad Zuckermann/Rob Amery
An archived on-line course on language endangerment, with some focus on Australian languages including Kaurna and Barngala. Anyone can access the course and its materials.
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Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay [kld] see all Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay
Source: University of Sydney
This unit of study will provide students with a basic competence in speaking, understanding, reading and writing Gamilaraay sufficient to recognise and construct simple utterances in the language, and to understand its relationships with other languages.
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Source: ANU, Macquarie University, University of Melbourne, Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities
A resource listing language courses at Australian tertiary institutions, with the facility to search by language. So you can search for an Indigenous langage to find out if and where it is being offered, and further information about courses. Languages currently listed include Gamilaraay, Ngaanyatjara, Pitjantjatjara, Wiradjuri and Yolngu.
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Kaurna [zku] see all Kaurna
Source: School of Languages, SA
Kaurna is the original language of the Adelaide Plains. These courses (Stages 1 & 2) focus on developing communication skills in Kaurna (speaking, listening, reading & writing), developing understanding of language as a system and enhancing intercultural understanding.
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Source: University of Adelaide
Kaurna language and linguistics courses at Adelaide Uni. Other resources include placenames, wordlists (passworded), Kaurna language information and links. Welcome page includes spoken welcome in Kaurna by Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O’Brien.
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Source: Ghil’ad Zuckermann/Rob Amery
An archived on-line course on language endangerment, with some focus on Australian languages including Kaurna and Barngala. Anyone can access the course and its materials.
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Source: South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability
Curriculum for Reception to Year 10 students, focusing on language learning and language custodianship, history, and revival, with specific materials for Kaurna, Narungga, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu and Yankunytjatjara.
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Miriwoong [mep] see all Miriwoong
Source: Mirima Council
Website describing the range of activities of the Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language Centre, including the Miriwoong Language Nest, language classes, and language documentation and research. See also the Seasonal calendar.
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Narrungga [nnr] see all Narrungga
Source: South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability
Curriculum for Reception to Year 10 students, focusing on language learning and language custodianship, history, and revival, with specific materials for Kaurna, Narungga, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu and Yankunytjatjara.
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Ngaanyatjarra [ntj] see all Ngaanyatjarra
Source: ANU, Macquarie University, University of Melbourne, Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities
A resource listing language courses at Australian tertiary institutions, with the facility to search by language. So you can search for an Indigenous langage to find out if and where it is being offered, and further information about courses. Languages currently listed include Gamilaraay, Ngaanyatjara, Pitjantjatjara, Wiradjuri and Yolngu.
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Ngarrindjeri [nay] see all Ngarrindjeri
Source: South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability
Curriculum for Reception to Year 10 students, focusing on language learning and language custodianship, history, and revival, with specific materials for Kaurna, Narungga, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu and Yankunytjatjara.
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Noongar [nys] see all Noongar
Source: Djidi Djidi Aboriginal School
The school hosts the "Noongar Language and Djidi Marlak Cultural Program" where all classes from K to 6 take Noongar language and cultural lessons. Language teachers have developed songs, games, books and teaching resources specific to the local area. Staff also take Noongar lessons and the language is integrated into other learning areas.
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Pitjantjatjara [pjt] see all Pitjantjatjara
Source: University of South Australia
Aims to develop basic understanding of Pitjantjatjara language and culture through various topics including the concept of Ngapartji and reciprocal exchange; Pitjantjatjara vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation and translation; and interaction with fluent speakers.
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Source: South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability
Curriculum for Reception to Year 10 students, focusing on language learning and language custodianship, history, and revival, with specific materials for Kaurna, Narungga, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu and Yankunytjatjara.
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Source: ANU, Macquarie University, University of Melbourne, Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities
A resource listing language courses at Australian tertiary institutions, with the facility to search by language. So you can search for an Indigenous langage to find out if and where it is being offered, and further information about courses. Languages currently listed include Gamilaraay, Ngaanyatjara, Pitjantjatjara, Wiradjuri and Yolngu.
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Wiradjuri [wrh] see all Wiradjuri
Source: Charles Sturt university
A course designed for graduates of the Certificate III in Wiradjuri Language. The course is also offered to students currently enrolled at CSU and to people who work with the Wiradjuri community. See also IKC400 Wiradjuri Culture and Heritage.
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Source: Charles Sturt University
CSU’s Graduate Certificate in Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage is designed for graduates of the Certificate III in Wiradjuri Language. The course is also offered to students currently enrolled at CSU and to people who work with the Wiradjuri community. See also course details.
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Source: Charles Sturt University
The course provides skills to teach and use the Wiradjuri language in educational and community settings and to work with the Wiradjuri community in culturally appropriate and sensitive ways. The course covers the language, culture, heritage and history of the Wiradjuri nation, and awareness of the difficulties caused by centuries of colonisation, dislocation and dispossession.
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Source: Declan Rurenga/Daily Advertiser
Wiradjuri gibirr (man) Mark Saddler was one of the first 15 people to graduate from the new http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/graduate-certificate-in-wiradjuri-language-culture-and-heritage">Graduate Certificate in Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage course at Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) in December 2015.
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Source: Adelaide Advertiser/Declan Rurenga
Article about Charles Sturt University’s (CSU) new Graduate Certificate in Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage, with a list of the course’s first 17 graduates.
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Source: ANU, Macquarie University, University of Melbourne, Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities
A resource listing language courses at Australian tertiary institutions, with the facility to search by language. So you can search for an Indigenous langage to find out if and where it is being offered, and further information about courses. Languages currently listed include Gamilaraay, Ngaanyatjara, Pitjantjatjara, Wiradjuri and Yolngu.
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Wirangu [wiw] see all Wirangu
Source: South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability
Curriculum for Reception to Year 10 students, focusing on language learning and language custodianship, history, and revival, with specific materials for Kaurna, Narungga, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu and Yankunytjatjara.
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Yankunytjatjara [kdd] see all Yankunytjatjara
Source: South Australian Curriculum Standards and Accountability
Curriculum for Reception to Year 10 students, focusing on language learning and language custodianship, history, and revival, with specific materials for Kaurna, Narungga, Ngarrindjeri, Pitjantjatjara, Wirangu and Yankunytjatjara.
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Yolngu [aus-x-yoq] see all Yolngu
Source: CDU
A 2 year course providing knowledge and skills for culturally informed language work, documentation, maintenance, recovery and revitalisation. Students also learn the basics of an Indigenous language (Yolngu or Arrernte), and understand how language is embedded within culture. The course prepares students for professional practice and further study in language and linguistics, and in Indigenous language planning and policy at local and national levels.
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Source: Charles Darwin University
The course provides Indigenous and non-Indigenous students with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to engage in culturally informed language work, in particular the maintenance, reclamation and revitalisation of Australian Indigenous languages. It includes units in general descriptive and theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics with particular reference to language and identity, language endangerment and language revitalisation, language planning and policy in relation to Australian Indigenous languages, practical application of linguistic study such as language teaching materials, how languages are embedded within diverse cultural context and cultural ownership, and acc
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Source: ANU, Macquarie University, University of Melbourne, Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities
A resource listing language courses at Australian tertiary institutions, with the facility to search by language. So you can search for an Indigenous langage to find out if and where it is being offered, and further information about courses. Languages currently listed include Gamilaraay, Ngaanyatjara, Pitjantjatjara, Wiradjuri and Yolngu.
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Source: Charles Darwin University
CDU teaches tertiary level units in Yolngu languages and culture. Course advisors include senior Yolngu people from Darwin, Milingimbi, Galiwin’ku, Yirrkala, Gapuwiyak, and Ramingining. Courses including Introduction to Yolngu Languages and Culture, and Yolngu Matha conversation can be taken by distance education using the WWW.
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Many languages or language not specified
Source: School Curriculum and Standards Authority
Syllabus and assessment materials for Years 11 and 12 learning about Aboriginal languages, their linguistic structures, texts, community and cultural contexts, and protocol.
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Source: VACL
VACL announced that they will in the future offer accredited courses Cert 3 and Cert 4 in Learning an Endangered Aboriginal Language. The courses will teach the basics in learning an Aboriginal Language and provide the opportunity to gain qualifications towards teaching an Aboriginal Language in schools or community.
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Source: RNLD
A nationally accredited course suitable for staff in Aboriginal language centres, the health industry, national parks, land councils, Aboriginal corporations, tourism and hospitality, and community members who wish to develop and implement language projects and/or learn more about Aboriginal languages.
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Source: Charles Darwin University
A course providing linguistic skills for appropriate and culturally sensitive language documentation, maintenance and language recovery and revitalisation. The course prepares students for community language work and further study in linguistics.
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Source: University of Queensland
This course examines one Australian Aboriginal language, comparing it with other Australian languages and with English. Topics include phonology, grammar, socio-linguistic variation, language change, working with language speakers and historical documents (not offered every year).
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Source: University of Sydney
The program can be taken as a Certificate, Diploma, or Master’s. The Master’s program provides students with the knowledge and skills to implement the NSW Aboriginal Languages Syllabus from K-10, as well as to teach syllabi from other states and territories. Applications for 2016 close on 4 December 2015.
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Source: Gadj Maymuru / Jodie Maymuru
This site created and run by Gadj and Jodie Maymuru offers educational programs and resources for Aboriginal Communities and Australian schools. Most of the services and resources are offered on a commercial basis.
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Source: University of Queensland
Analysis of phonological, morphological, syntactic and lexical semantic structures of an Australian Aboriginal language in light of some current issues in linguistic theory.
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