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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
20 minutes to complete

Welcome and Orientation to the Course

Information about the course...
Reading
2 readings
Reading2 readings
Course Information and Logistics10m
About Us10m
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Aboriginal Worldviews

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Reading
13 videos (Total 76 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video13 videos
1.2 Medicine wheel as organizing principle (4:33)4m
1.3 Defining worldviews and education (4:47)4m
1.4 Canadians don't know much about Aboriginal people4m
1.5.1 Reasons why Aboriginal worldviews matter [part 1] (10:26)10m
1.5.2 Reasons why Aboriginal worldviews matter [part 2] (7:34)7m
1.6 Aboriginal people are diverse but share two things (3.28)3m
1.7 Comparing the worldviews (0:51)53s
1.8 Barbecue Area (2:28)2m
1.9.1 Accurate terminology [part 1] (15:41)15m
1.9.2 Accurate terminology [part 2] (10:42)10m
1.9.3 Accurate terminology [part 3] (4:16)4m
Week 2 Activity: Meaningful Place (2:02)2m
Reading1 reading
Links to Further Resources10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Aboriginal Worldviews Colliding with Newcomers

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Reading
24 videos (Total 165 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video24 videos
2.1.2: Stereotyping [Part 2] (13.29)13m
2.1.3: Stereotyping [Part 3] (8:23)8m
2.1.4: Stereotyping [Part 4] (16:12)16m
2.1.5: Stereotyping [Part 5] (13:45)13m
2.2: Wab Kinew on the soapbox (0:30) + (1:45)31s
2.3: The relationship develops (16:21)16m
2.4: A walk through history (0:36) + (2:00)36s
2.5: Using RCAP wheel to look at relationship (8:06)8m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 1] (0:58)58s
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 2] (2:30)2m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 3] (6:17)6m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 4] (4:43)4m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 5] (4:34)4m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 6] (8:41)8m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 7] (2:05)2m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 8] (3:25)3m
2.6: Indigenous knowledge [Part 9] (4:11)4m
2.7: Wampum (1:22)1m
2.8: Interview with Angela Mashford-Pringle [Part 1] (10:18)10m
2.8: Interview with Angela Mashford-Pringle [Part 2] (12:02)12m
2.8: Interview with Angela Mashford-Pringle [Part 3] (13:40)13m
Lecture: 2.9 Rethinking the relationship (1:40) + (13:55)1m
Week 3 Activity: Loss Thought Piece6m
Reading1 reading
Links to Further Resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz #1 (Week 3): Aboriginal Worldviews and Education40m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

A Brief History of Aboriginal Education

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Reading
11 videos (Total 96 min), 1 reading
Video11 videos
3.2 Ab ed through the wheel Pre-contact [Part 1] (13:11)13m
3.2 Ab ed through the wheel Pre-contact [Part 2] (15:26)15m
3.3 Ab ed through the wheel early contact (5:08)5m
3.4 Ab ed through the wheel Colonial period [Part 1] (15:58)15m
3.4 Ab ed through the wheel Colonial period [Part 2] (12:26)12m
3.5 Residential schools (0:52)52s
3.6 Interview with Suzanne Stewart on Intergenerational Trauma [Part 1] (10:38)10m
3.6 Interview with Suzanne Stewart on Intergenerational Trauma [Part 2] (9:42)9m
3.7 The Apology and Analysis - Laura McKinley Interview (7:11)7m
Week 4 Activity: Aboriginal Apology (1:48)1m
Reading1 reading
Links to Further Resources10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Contemporary Themes in Aboriginal Education

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Reading
9 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
4.1 Ab ed through the wheel Contemporary [Part 2] (10:00)10m
4.2: Culturally responsive education (1:28)1m
4.3: Aboriginal knowledge for all (1:37 + 3:44 + 16.37)1m
4.4 Assessing Resources (4:16)4m
4.5 Cultural Appropriation (4:40)4m
4.6 Renewing the relationship: Idle No More (3:31 + 19:13)3m
4.7 Course closing6m
4.8 Course Closing: Words of Elders1m
Reading1 reading
Links to Further Resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz #2: Week 5 Quiz40m
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Top Reviews

By MAAug 21st 2018

A fantastic course. I learnt so much and the instructors were fantastic. I think this course is so necessary for all settler Canadians, not just those involved in or interested in education.

By CHJun 20th 2017

The course material is useful, indepth and eye-opening. A great course explaining various views. I have a much better understanding of the culture and challenges.

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Jean-Paul Restoule

Associate Professor
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

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