BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

FINA-065 - Publishing -

FINA-065 - Publishing -

Course Details
Students will learn through hands-on experience the steps involved in the planning, design, drafting, layout, editing and publishing of a historical manuscript. This course will develop research, writing, editing, and documenting skills. Students in this course will create a manuscript documenting a topic relevant to the community from an indigenous perspective.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 050, English 10 or instructor permission or advisor assessed equivalent.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
    Office Hours: 1.5
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Attendance 10%, Group Project 40%, Assignments 50%. Because this course is project based, attendance and participation are essential to acquire the learning outcomes. Grading procedures follow the NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
  • plan and organize a community event;

  • engage in a an appropriate way with Elders and community members to complete a research project;

  • design, draft, lay out, and edit a manuscript;

  • facilitate group discussions;

  • carry out research from sources including libraries, archives, internet, and Indigenous traditional knowledge.
  • Text and Materials: Materials and supplies will be required as specified by the instructor.
    Other Resources: Elders, Archives, Theytus Books staff, and community members.
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: This course if offered only when (circumstances) allow for the publication of a manuscript.