BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

CRLS-050 - College Readiness (Advanced) -

CRLS-050 - College Readiness (Advanced) -

Course Details
This course is designed to prepare students with the skills to successfully pursue higher education and/or employment. The holistic approach to career preparation ventures around the development of skills that will strengthen each student's personal wellness and learning skills. The curriculum and activities in this course focus on building self-esteem, securing cultural identity, establishing healthy life skills, and acquiring effective learning, study and employment skills.
Part of the:
  • ACADEMIC/CAREER PREPARATION Department
  • Developmental Studies Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • College Readiness - Qualifying Courses
  • Transferability: CRLS 050 will be articulated at an Advanced level for entry in the ABE in British Columbia’s Public Post-Secondary Institutions Articulation Handbook.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Bachelor of Education or Equivalent.
    Office Hours: 1.5
    Contact Hours: 75
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 30% Tests 25% Presentations 25% Participation 20% Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of CRLS 050, students will have the skills, knowledge and attitudes to:
  • demonstrate the ability to set educational goals while utilizing support services of NVIT;
  • demonstrate the abilities to use basic research sources;
  • extract information from a variety of media;
  • demonstrate the abilities, attitudes, and behaviors necessary to seek, obtain and maintain employment;

  • demonstrate the abilities to listen actively, note take, critically evaluate, and integrate new learning;

  • prepare and deliver individual and group presentations;

  • demonstrate an awareness of his/her own cultural identity that includes both a pre- colonialism and post–colonialism perspective;

  • develop realistic strategies for maintaining a healthy lifestyle that ensures balance and wholeness from physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual perspectives;

  • develop realistic strategies for securing a self–sufficient lifestyle.
  • Text and Materials: Frideres, J. Aboriginal Peoples In Canada (Current Edition). Prentice Hall, Allyn and Bacon Canada.
    Carter, C., Bishop, J., Kravits, s., and Maurin, P. Keys To Success 1998. Prentice Hall Career & Technology
    Other Resources: NVIT elders, tribal elders, and community resource people will lend support for the delivery of CRLS 050.
    Relevant handouts and media sources will be used as necessary.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Field trips and off-campus activities may include visiting First Nation’s traditional heritage sites, participating in cultural events and ceremonies, exercising citizenship, and practicing teamwork.

    Education Council approved September 2002.