BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NSYL-350 - Nsyilxcen Immersion: Introduction to Mentored Special Topics - 3.00 Credits

NSYL-350 - Nsyilxcen Immersion: Introduction to Mentored Special Topics - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course is an introductory mentored special topics course. The course provides students immersion learning following a special topics model. Fluent Nsyilxcen topic mentors engage students in total immersion sessions focused on increasing the use of Nsyilxcen. Implementing a situational learning practice to guide the topics plan for selected sessions. Situational learning topics may include indoor, outdoor, or other practical learning experiences.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nsyilxcen Language Fluency Diploma Program - Diploma Completion Plan
  • 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:

    • explain the principles in a Mentor Apprentice model;

    • demonstrate an ability to adjust their conversation learning plans to the selected Mentor speaker life requirements;

    • exhibit an understanding of the discipline required to become an apprentice learner working with selected Mentor;

    • develop and implement seven lesson plans to participate in a Mentor/Apprentice language learning situation;

    • demonstrate the ability to work respectfully with Mentor Fluent Elder speakers; and

    • demonstrate a high level of verbal fluency in seven select immersion settings with a Mentor Fluent Elder speaker.

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    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca 
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