BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

EDUC-480 - Curriculum Development - 3.00 Credits

EDUC-480 - Curriculum Development - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course introduces learners to adult learning curriculum development approaches and practices. Learners will design and develop curriculum documents for an Indigenous adult learning space. Emphasis is placed on curriculum design that validates and responds to holistic and diverse learner needs and connects learning outcomes with assessment and evaluation of adult learning. Developing innovative lesson plans, holistic feedback, and relevant evaluation tools are also explored.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Indigenous Adult Instructor Diploma - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Prerequisites : ENGL-060 , English 12 or English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12 or equivalent or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 35
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to:

    • explore and assess various approaches to curriculum development;

    • conduct a needs assessment;

    • develop a course profile chart (DACUM);

    • write holistic learning objectives;

    • develop lesson plans based upon Indigenous learning principles and strategies;

    • align curricula and lesson plans with 4 R’s of the IAID program;

    • develop a course curriculum guide, including a course syllabus; and

    • apply a variety of teaching and learning techniques in curriculum.

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