BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

HIST-362 - History of Education in Canada - 3.00 Credits

HIST-362 - History of Education in Canada - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The history of schooling in Canada from New France to the present day. Topics include emergence of the public school system in the 19th century; its institutional growth after the 1850s; social history of schooling and educational experience of teachers, students, and parents; politics of education; and residential schooling for Indigenous people. A focus will be on Indigenous education including traditional education, residential schooling, Indian Control of Indian Education (ICIE), early integration and education today.
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  • Prerequisites : 3 credits of 200 level HIST, FNWS, or INST, 3rd year standing or permission of Department Head
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master’s Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

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

    • identify and analyze key components in Education History;

    • discuss and debate themes and issues in Education History;

    • articulate historical debates on the subject;

    • identify Traditional Indigenous education practices;

    • demonstrate an understanding of the history of Indigenous education;

    • demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the importance of context, evidence, perspective, and research in the study of history;

    • work with multiple sources, both primary and secondary; and

    • write for historical audiences.

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