BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

SECW-211 - Secwepemctsín IV - 3.00 Credits

SECW-211 - Secwepemctsín IV - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
Secwepemctsín IV is a beginning level course that will use the stories of the Secwépemc to study their collective origins, folk heroes, values and traditions. It is a continuation of Secwepemctsín III. As students become familiar with the stories, they will participate in total physical response storytelling. The course will use communicative style methodologies and focus on oral comprehension and production.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : SECW 210, or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    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:

  • communicate in a variety of cultural situations;

  • demonstrate a basic comprehension of Secwépemc stories associated with transformers, folk heroes and historical events;

  • demonstrate the ability tell basic Secwépemc stories, using TPR storytelling;

  • use constructions associated with subordination (relative clauses, adverbial adjuncts, clefts, etc.);
  • show in short dialogues, the ability to use target grammatical constructions; and,

  • produce common phrases.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Kuipers, Aert. Shuswap-English Dictionary. Current Edition. Kamloops, BC. SCES.
  • Kuipers, Aert. English- Shuswap Dictionary. Version 3. Kamloops, BC. SCES.
  • Kuipers, Aert and May Dixon. A Shuswap Course. Current Edition. Kamloops, BC. SCES.
  • Kuipers, Aert. A Shuswap Reader. Current Edition. Kamloops, BC. SCES.
  • Jules, Mona. Stories of the People. Current Edition. Kamloops, BC. SCES.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Education Council approved October 2011.