Aboriginal Worldviews and Education

Jean-Paul Restoule, University of Toronto

This course will explore indigenous ways of knowing and how this knowledge can inform education to the benefit of all students.

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. 

Recommended Background

This course is appropriate for anyone with an interest in learning (or learning more) about Aboriginal history and world views. No prior knowledge is required.

Suggested Readings

Each week, students will be introduced to relevant readings and resources (most publicly available on the Internet).

Course Format

Each week will focus on a topic, with several short  videos (5 to 20 minutes each) featuring Jean-Paul Restoule and, for some topics, guests, as well as one or two readings. Each video will include 1 or 2 integrated quiz questions. There will also be a short writing assignment or quiz each week, as well as opportunities for on-line discussions.

FAQ

  • Will I get a certificate after completing this class?

    Students who successfully complete the class will receive a statement of accomplishment signed by the instructor.

Dates:
  • 25 February 2013, 4 weeks
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