Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

Indigenous Education
0.5 Credit

Indigenous pedagogy poses a philosophy of teaching and learning in which indigenous values, concepts and life ways play a central and powerful role in the education process. This course will focus on developing an understanding of the experiential nature of indigenous pedagogical models, which may exhibit some of the following features: recognition and use of Native languages, emphasis on traditional cultural characteristics and ways of knowing and learning, emphasis on oral tradition, and the importance of specific Native spirituality.

Additional Course Information
0.5 200 level ID credit.