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Online Course

Aboriginal Worldviews and Education

University of Toronto via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 6-8 hours a week
  • Duration 6 weeks long
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Overview

Intended for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal learners, this course will explore indigenous ways of knowing and how they can benefit all students. Topics include historical, social, and political issues in Aboriginal education; terminology; cultural, spiritual and philosophical themes in Aboriginal worldviews; and how Aboriginal worldviews can inform professional programs and practices, including but not limited to the field of education.

Syllabus

Welcome and Orientation to the Course
-Information about the course

Aboriginal Worldviews
-The description goes here

Aboriginal Worldviews Colliding with Newcomers
-The description goes here

A Brief History of Aboriginal Education
-The description goes here

Contemporary Themes in Aboriginal Education
-The description goes here

8th Fire: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada & the Way Forward
-This television series aired on Canada's CBC in 2013. Short clips used in the course created a demand from students for more and to see the clips in their original context. We received permission to show the series here.

Extras
-These are additional materials that may be of interest. None of this material counts towards your final grade.

Taught by

Jean-Paul Restoule

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I am sad this course will not be offered anymore, It was my first one. Learnt so much. The content was very thought provoking and was helpful in my teaching.
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