BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

EDUC-430 - Indigenous Place-Based Adult Education - 3.00 Credits

EDUC-430 - Indigenous Place-Based Adult Education - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course introduces learners to the impacts of a place-based education curriculum on the improvements of Indigenous learners' achievements. Learners will connect learning curriculum to their own histories, locations, circumstances and needs. Learners will find opportunities to promote personal and community engagement, learning and growth by exploring community-based protocols, place-based learning resources and intergenerational teachings. The integration and importance of ceremony and spirituality in Indigenous adult education will be 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 learners should be able to:

    • develop a positive cultural identity and personal connection to place;

    • discuss literature and oral traditions on place-based and land-based Indigenous adult education;

    • connect with Indigenous Elders and knowledge keepers;

    • integrate culturally relevant activities into curriculum and lesson planning;

    • collaborate with Indigenous knowledge keepers and Elders to co-create learning opportunities for learners;

    • create place-based learning opportunities for adult learners in collaboration with Elders, leaders, community members and other stakeholders; and

    • appreciate the value of spirituality and ceremony in adult learning.

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