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Enabling Pathways Library Guide: Yapug

Guide to assist Open Foundation, Newstep and Yapug students find information for assignments
Yapug courses

Click on the tab for your S1 course to see help with assignments requiring research or referencing.

You will still need to access your assignment documents for more in-depth direction such as word limits, etc.

EPABOR110 - Decolonising Research

Last updated 31/03/2020  Checked for S1 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessment 3: Research report
Topic
  • Prepare a research report on a current or past Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community research project of your choice.
Resources needed

Students must use at least 7-10 references:

  • Academic sources, including books, chapters, and journal articles, plus
  • Government documents/sites, and/or
  • Community/organisational websites.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding quality sources of information.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Guidance evaluating your sources (what to think about).
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

EPABOR111 - Professional Practice 1

Last updated 31/03/2020  Checked for S1 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessment 1: Group presentation
Topic
  • Create a group presentation explaining a profession and its practice, covering the education needed to obtain the position, main job responsibilities, and key aspects of ethical and professional practice within the position or workplace.
Resources needed
  • Academic sources are required, including books, chapters, and journal articles.
  • Reliable internet sites where appropriate
  • Video and audio clips as appropriate.
  • Pictures, graphs, etc., as appropriate.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • Start with the sources in your Course Readings and posted on Blackboard
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the academic sources you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 2: Annotated bibliography
Topic
  • Produce an annotated bibliography on issues that impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (related to the content of the course), e.g. ethical behaviour, human rights or professional practice.
Resources needed
  • FIVE journal articles or book chapters.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • Will depend on your chosen issue - check your Blackboard course for Course Readings and other material.
  • Book a Librarian if you need assistance.
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the articles and chapters you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 3: Essay
Topic

Select one option below for the essay:

  1. Describe ethical and unethical conduct in the workplace; OR
  2. Discuss how your attitudes, beliefs and values influence your conduct in the workplace; OR
  3. Discuss why it is important to respect human rights in the workplace.
Resources needed
  • Quality sources that support your arguments/statements (books, journal articles and reliable internet sites / online documents).
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches
  • ethic* AND conduct AND workplace
  • attitudes AND conduct AND workplace
  • values AND conduct AND workplace
  • beliefs AND conduct AND workplace
  • "human rights" AND workplace

Suggested readings

  • See the readings in your Blackboard course.
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the academic sources you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 4: Research poster
Topic
  • Develop a research poster on one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander professional working in an area of interest.
  • The poster should cover details on the professional’s life, education, career and current work practices, and consider topic areas from this course including: values and beliefs, social justice and workplace ethics.
Resources needed
  • Quality sources that support your writing (books, journal articles and reliable internet sites / online documents).
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • See the readings in your Blackboard course.
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the academic sources you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

EPABOR112 - Aboriginal Tertiary Foundation Studies 1

Last updated 04/03/2020  Checked for S1 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessment 3: Presentation
Topic
  • Students will be allocated their topics in Week 5
Resources needed
  • Quality sources that support your arguments/statements (books, journal articles and reliable internet sites).
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • Will depend on your assigned topic - check your Blackboard course.
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the quality sources you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 4: Essay plan / Partial essay
Topic
  • Submit an essay plan and partial essay based on the following: Identify and describe a health issue affecting Aboriginal peoples / communities.
  • The essay plan will outline your chosen topic; a topic sentence for each paragraph; what resources will you use and how you located them.
  • For the partial essay, write a full introduction and first body paragraph to the health issue outlined in the essay plan
Resources needed
  • Quality sources that support your arguments/statements (books, journal articles and reliable internet sites).
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the readings you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Guidance with evaluating your sources (what to think about).
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

EPABOR113 - Professional Practice 2

Last updated 07/09/2019  TBC for Semester 2 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessment 1: Professional profile and presentation
Topic
  • Write a report on a professional Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander person working in a field of interest to the student and present this information to the class.
  • Part 1 - submit a bibliography to Turnitin of academic references
  • Part 2 - prepare a written report examining the work of a professional Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander whose work they admire, and present a biography on the person of interest and a synopsis of this report.
Resources needed
  • Source up to 10 academic references
  • Do not use unreliable sites such as Creative Spirits, Wikipedia, Australians Together, or Skwirk/Red Apple
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches
  • Will depend on your chosen professional and their impact on the community, etc. - Book a Librarian to get assistance.

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding any readings you may need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 2: Career development report ('I Statement report')
Topic
  • Students are required to reflect upon their own values and Aboriginality in a report that examines how they might prepare for their professional career.
Resources needed
  • Quality sources that support your arguments/statements (books, journal articles, and reliable internet sites).
  • Do not use unreliable sites such as Creative Spirits, Wikipedia, Australians Together, or Skwirk/Red Apple
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding any readings you may need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

EPABOR114 - Community and Research 2

Last updated 07/09/2019  TBC for Semester 2 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessment 2: Research report, PART 1
Topic
  • Select a research area of interest in the field of health and wellbeing, develop a Research Report Introduction based on current research and knowledge in their area of interest, and introduce the gap in knowledge their research will fill.
Resources needed
  • Extensive use of academic sources (books, journal articles, etc.)
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the academic readings you need.
  • Guidance evaluating your sources (what to think about).
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 3: Research report (PART 2)
Topic
  • Build on Part 1's introduction of research topic and gap. Write up the intended research methodology, covering the methodology used and justification, data collection methods, collaboration with Aboriginal people and communities, and reporting back to Aboriginal communities.
Resources needed
  • Extensive use of academic sources (books, journal articles, reports, papers, etc.)
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding any extra readings you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 4: Ethics report
Topic
  • Build on Assessments 2 and 3 to develop an ethics application for their intended research project using the template provided.
Resources needed
  • Extensive use of academic sources (books, journal articles, reports, papers, etc.)
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
  • The resources you've located for Assessments 2 and 3
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding any additional readings you may need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

EPABOR124 - Aboriginal Tertiary Foundation Studies 2

Last updated 01/10/2019  TBC for Semester 2 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessment 2: Business report
Topic
  • Conduct research in an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander business/organisation and address topics such as history, mission statement, promotion, human resources, etc., in a report format to analyse the company/organisation’s success
  • The business/organisation must be owned or operated by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander peoples, not simply for them.
Resources needed

Students must use quality sources, including:

  • Government documents/sites,
  • Community/organisational websites, and
  • Readings found using the Library such as book and articles.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches
  • Will depend on your chosen business/organisation - Book a Librarian to get assistance.

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding quality sources of information.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Guidance evaluating your sources (what to think about).
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 3: Blog entries
Topic
  • Write 2 'blog entries' (mini-essays) based on the topics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples:  (1) in Australian popular culture;  (2) within the political movement;  or, (3) making their mark in the world.
  • You must choose 2 of the 3 topics above, no other topics will be considered
Resources needed

Students must use quality sources, such as:

  • Books (and chapters),
  • Journal articles, and
  • Authoritative web sites and online resources.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding quality sources of information.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

EPABOR160 - Introduction to Health Professional Studies 1

Last updated 04/03/2020  Checked for S1 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessments 3, 4, & 5: Student own learning tasks (SOLTs) 1, 2, 3
Topic
  • Identify areas of health that interest you and research further to develop understanding of these topics, using the literature.  The 3 chosen topics for your SOLTs must be related to your current studies.
Resources needed
  • You will need to find literature (i.e. books, journal articles, papers, reports) that will answer your clinical, epidemiological, anatomical, biochemical, pathological, physiological or professional practice related questions.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding the academic sources you need.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

EPABOR161 - Introduction to Health Professional Studies 2

Last updated 07/09/2019  TBC for Semester 2 2020

Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is meant as a guide only.  All details were correct as at the date noted - check your assessment information and Blackboard announcements for any changes that may have been made by your lecturer.

Assessment 2, PART 1: Student own learning task (SOLT) 1
Topic
  • Identify a learning topic that relates to your studies and write an essay.  Your topic must be approved by your lecturer.
Resources needed
  • You will need to find literature (i.e. books, journal articles, papers, reports) that will answer your question in a logical, complete and accurate manner.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

  • The readings and links provided in your Blackboard course
How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding academic sources.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help
Assessment 2, PART 2: Student own learning task (SOLT) 2, Indigenous learning task
Topic
  • Choose a topic from the list in Blackboard and discuss how a person’s Indigenous status contributes to their health within the chosen topic and how the health service can address the patient’s needs.
Resources needed
  • You will need to find literature (i.e. books, journal articles, papers, reports) that will support your arguments in a logical, complete and accurate manner.
Referencing style
Example Library catalogue searches

Suggested readings

How the Library can help with this assignment
  • Finding academic sources.
  • Accessing ejournals and ebooks.
  • Assistance with referencing.
  • Book a Librarian to get assistance.
Other things that will help

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