Faculty of Education
Courses offered by the Faculty of Education are also found under the following course codes: AE, ED-D, ED-P, EDCI, EPHE, IA, IED, IE, ME
IED 371 Units: 1.5 Schedule
Formerly: EDCI 371, IS 371
The History of Indigenous Education in Canada
A broad overview of the history of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit education in Canada. Various eras in the history of K-12 Indigenous Education in Canada will be examined. Pre-contact forms of Indigenous knowledge and pedagogy are emphasized. The purpose of education from both historical and contemporary Indigenous perspectives will be explored as well as the current situation and future directions in both public schools and Indigenous-controlled schools in BC.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 371, EDCI 371, IS 371.
Grading: COM, N, F
IED 373 Units: 1.5 Schedule
Formerly: EDCI 373, IS 373
EL TELNIWT and Indigenous Education
An exploration of learning and teaching approaches to better address the educational requirements of Indigenous children, youth, and adults through understanding Indigenous peoples' relationship with land, language, and community. Topics include: study of who Indigenous peoples are, diversity amongst Indigenous peoples, ways to Indigenize the learning and educational environment, and of the systems that impact teachers and learners.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 373, EDCI 373, IS 373.
IED 473 Units: 1.5 Schedule
CENENITEL TW TOLNEW: Helping each other to learn
Introduction to an Indigenous world of learning and teaching through hands-on practical activities integrated with theoretical and academic goals. Experiences in the principles of traditional Indigenous ways of teaching and learning such as mentorship and apprenticeship. Respectful practice, community engagement and personal responsibility help learners develop insight into Indigenous pedagogy while working alongside community knowledge keepers, elders, and artists.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 473, EDCI 473, 487, 499 (if taken on the same topic). May be taken more than once for credit in different topics with the permission of the program.
Grading: COM, N, F.
IED 499 Units: 1.5 or 3.0 Schedule
Professional Development - Indigenous Education
Directed at improving specific teacher and/or administrator competencies.
Note: May be taken more than once for credit in different topics with the permission of the program.
Grading: COM, N, F
IED 530 Units: 1.5 Schedule
Indigenous Research Methods
Indigenous methodologies, research practices and protocols are examined including specific topics such as research ownership, research process and outcomes. Approaches to research that are culturally respectful, ethical, and reciprocal will be explored.