The University of British Columbia is offering an open online course to showcase just a small fraction of the great offerings at the University. This 6-week course is aimed at students who would like to learn reconciliation through indigenous education.
This course covers essential aspects of indigenous learning to ensure the success of Indigenous learners, as well as enhance the learning experiences of all students. Enrolling on the course will give you the opportunity to learn about how Indigenous ways of knowing, content, perspectives, and pedagogies can be made part of classrooms, schools, and communities in ways that are thoughtful and respectful.
Course At A Glance
Length: 6 weeks
Effort: 2 – 4 hours/week
Subject: Reconciliation through Indigenous Education
Institution: The University of British Columbia & edX
Price: Free(Verified Certificate for $50)
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Starts on April 1, 2019
The University of British Columbia is offering the course via renowned online platform edX. The University of British Columbia is a global centre for research and teaching, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world.
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About This Course
This course will help you envision how Indigenous ways of knowing, content, perspectives, and pedagogies can be made part of classrooms, schools, and communities in ways that are thoughtful and respectful. The course will be offered in English.
Educators need to be able to respond to educational reforms that prioritize improved educational outcomes for Indigenous learners. Applicants can easily enroll online to apply.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. You will get good training about your course from indigenous elders, educational leaders, and culturally relevant learning resources as part of their experiences in this MOOC which will help you advance your career.
This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts. Applicants can pursue a Verified Certificate to highlight the knowledge and skills they gain.
-Explore personal and professional histories and assumptions in relation to Indigenous peoples, histories, and worldviews
-Develop awareness and knowledge of the colonial histories and current realities of Indigenous Peoples
-Engage with Indigenous worldviews and perspectives that contextualize and support your understanding of the theory and practices of Indigenous education
-Explore a range of educational experiences shared by educators and through teaching exemplars that support the inclusion of Indigenous perspectives and approaches to learning in schools and classrooms
-Develop strategies to engage Indigenous families and community members in classrooms and schools
-Engage in personal and professional discussions, online, with colleagues from a range of educational settings
Professor of Indigenous Education in Teacher Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Ph.D. student in the Department of Language and Literacy at the University of British Columbia.