BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-250 - Okanagan Curriculum/Materials Development - 3.00 Credits

INST-250 - Okanagan Curriculum/Materials Development - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course provides a foundation in theory and practice for curriculum and materials development. Indigenous peoples' language preservation projects are studied and critiqued. Students will develop a culturally informed Okanagan language oriented curriculum project and action plan.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : INST 120, or permission of instructor.
    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 successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  • understand the theoretical underpinnings of successful Indigenous language projects;
  • conceptualize Okanagan culturally informed learning practices;
  • develop lesson plans and materials and projects for teaching the Okanagan language;
  • demonstrate learning projects and curriculum modules; and
  • display projects as a part of the year-end activities.
  • Text and Materials: Kirkness, Verna J. (1998). Aboriginal Languages. Vancouver, BC:
    Other Resources: Excerpts from various current papers and dissertations will be made available.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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