Approaches to the Academic Preparation and Support of Australian Indigenous Students for Tertiary Studies

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Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2004, 37 (S1), pp. 137 - 145
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This paper explores how the academic performance of Indigenous students has been investigated in the higher education literature and where this fits within the academic support context and teaching and learning developments in Australian universities. The authors suggest an approach to Indigenous academic skills support that equips Indigenous students with tools for managing their engagements with the content of Western disciplines. A case is made for more focussed research around Indigenous students’ approaches to processing intellectual content while developing their own Indigenous standpoints. © 2004, Cambridge University Press. All rights reserved.
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