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timer 36 hours in total

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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.

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  • Week 1 - Welcome and Orientation to the Course
    Information about the course
  • Week 1 - Aboriginal Worldviews
    The description goes here
  • Week 2 - Aboriginal Worldviews Colliding with Newcomers
    The description goes here
  • Week 3 - A Brief History of Aboriginal Education
    The description goes here
  • Week 4 - Contemporary Themes in Aboriginal Education
    The description goes here
  • Week 5 - 8th Fire: Aboriginal Peoples, Canada & the Way Forward
    This television series aired on Canada's CBC in 2013. Short clips used in the course created a demand from students for more and to see the clips in their original context. We received permission to show the series here.
  • Week 6 - Extras
    These are additional materials that may be of interest. None of this material counts towards your final grade.


Jean-Paul Restoule
Associate Professor
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education


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