BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-240 - Indigenous Philosophy, A World View Perspective - 3.00 Credits

INST-240 - Indigenous Philosophy, A World View Perspective - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will introduce students to the diverse cultural perspectives about the various philosophical world views reflective of indigenous nations on a local, national, and global perspective.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:

  • the major areas of Indigenous philosophy and understand an academic approach to the study of an Indigenous world view perspective;

  • knowledge of the concepts, terminology, and research studies appropriate to the field of comparative world view religions;
  • be able to analyze, interpret, evaluate, and understand such phenomena as an Indigenous world view perspective; evolutionary theory;
  • Indigenous thought, beliefs, values, and cultural customs;
  • Indigenous sports, science and technology; Indigenous political ideologies; Indigenous art, music, drama, and dance; and myths and legends;

  • an increased facility for understanding an Indigenous world view perspective and its distinctiveness; and
  • combine First Nations values, ideals and learning in order to produce a First Nations perspective needed to relate this Indigenous world view to daily demands and experience.
  • Text and Materials: Weekly class handouts will be provided
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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