3.00
EDUC 496
Indigenous Perspective in Education

A study of indigenous culture and worldview, the history of Indigenous education in Canada, current social, economic, political, and ethical issues affecting Indigenous education, and the current structure and status of Indigenous education in British Columbia, with an emphasis on indigenous language preservation and education. Understanding and integrating Indigenous learning, epistemologies and pedagogical approaches, literature and learning resources is the key focus of inquiry, supporting the consideration of teaching and learning in diverse classrooms that include Indigenous students, as well as, teaching and learning in Indigenous schools.

Taken concurrently with EDUC 495. Offered only in the fall.
2.5 GPA, fourth year standing. (3-0;3-0)