BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INST-301 - Indigenous Writing - 3.00 Credits

INST-301 - Indigenous Writing - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
A writing-intensive course examining approaches to writing Indigenous research: Representation and the Other; Indigenous critiques of research and representation; Indigenous, feminist and cultural studies approaches to writing ethnography, oral history, and related research methods.
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  • Prerequisites : INST 290, 3rd year standing or permission of Department Head
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree or Equivalent
    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: 

    • recognize key Indigenous research forms (genealogies, oral history, autobiographies);

    • critically and thoughtfully engage with Indigenous forms of research and inquiry;

    • understand and apply Indigenous ways of knowing to writing;

    • demonstrate the ability to write both standard academic analysis and self-reflective prose;

    • display ethical approaches to Indigenous writing and research;

    • deepen their understanding of the writing process;

    • practice and perfect the strategies and techniques particular to writing;

    • engage with classmates for peer review, and the production and analysis of writing in professional, and technical contexts; and

    • reflect on your writing and developing self-editing skills.


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