BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-050 - Indigenous Studies I -

INST-050 - Indigenous Studies I -

Course Details
This social history course examines the impacts on First Nations lives during the Colonial Period in Canada covering topics such as the fur trade, railway, gold rush, missionaries, diseases, and role of women, through to the World Wars.
Part of the:
  • Developmental Studies Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • College Readiness - Qualifying Courses
  • College Readiness - BC Adult Graduation Diploma Completion Plan
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2024 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : Program Admission
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Bachelor's of Education or Equivalent.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 60
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments X 3 30% Project presentation 20% Participation/attitude 15% Mid-term exam 15% Final exam 20% Grading procedures follow the NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • Identify Canadian government policy as it applies to Aboriginal people;

  • contrast the parallels between pre-contact Aboriginal community;

  • continue learning how to work as groups to accomplish project tasks;

  • demonstrate how to work as groups to accomplish project tasks; and

  • manage time to ensure completion of in-class work.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Brizinski, P. Knots In A String. Second Edition, 1993. University of Saskatchewan.

  • Coffey, J., Goldstrom, E., Gottfriedson, G., Matthew, R. First 100 Years Of Contact. 1990. Secwepemc Cultural Education Society.

  • Local Resources and Resource People will be invited to attend class, with an open invitation to NVIT Elders.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: NVIT elders and resource people from the community will be invited to participate and attend class times.
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    F10:00AM - 12:00PM04 Sep 202418 Dec 2024
    W2:00PM - 4:00PM