Delivery

  • Short-term summer institutes on-campus and on-line Fall and Winter Courses
  • Cohort One - July 2015 - July 2017 Inclusive
  • Cohort Two - July 2016- July 2018 Inclusive

Course Offerings 2015 Cohort

2015-16 TERM TWO:
  • EFDT 845.3, Cross-cultural Research Methodology
    A methodology course dealing with the adaptation of various research approaches to the study of variables across cultures.  Students are expected to become involved in the design and conduct of a cross-cultural research study. 

Summer 2016

  • EFDT 837.3, Educational Philosophies and Curriculum
    Deals with the philosophical foundations of curriculum theory and clarifies the basis from which educational programs can be analyzed.  Contemporary philosophical issues related to the curriculum and school programs are examined.  The writings of selected educational philosophers are studied.
  • EFDT 498.3, Pedagogy of Anti-racist Education
    This course will provide a framework for students to understand the historical and contemporary context of social justice education on Turtle Island. Drawing from scholarship that includes critical race theory, queer theory, feminist theory, and anti-colonial theory, students will examine their own teaching practices, as well as investigate research examples of intersecting anti-racist pedagogy across the disciplines. Students will be required to develop critical anti-racist materials to use in their classroom, with a focus on integrating Indigenous education in their teaching practices. Intersecting anti-racist pedagogy for social change invites students and teachers to actively transform social injustices, not just study them.  

2016-17 TERM ONE:

  • EFDT 884.3, Life History as Education (on-line)
    This course examines life history research and life history writing from feminist, critical race theory, critical pedagogy, and cultural studies perspectives in relation to educational inquiry. Through the study of memoir, autobiography, auto-ethnography, and contemporary fiction, the construction of identities in diverse social and political contexts is investigated.

2016-17 TERM TWO:

  • EFDT 870.3, Interdisciplinary Seminar (on-line)
    The course is a consideration of important educational issues from the anthropological, comparative, historical, philosophical and sociological points of view. The possible implications of these issues for a comprehensive theory of education will be examined.

Summer 2017:  (Dates to be set in July 2017)

  • EFDT 450.3, Indigenous Epistemology and Pedagogy
    This course features salient Aboriginal learning styles and teaching strategies which underpin the survival and resiliency of Aboriginal people. It provides an opportunity through seminar, collaborative investigations and critical exploration to analyse Aboriginal ways of knowing and an art of teaching respecting Aboriginal protocols and knowledge.

Note: Students with credit for EIND 450 may not take this course for credit.

  • EFDT 842.3, History of Indian and Native Education
    Course description is to be updated to focus on post World War II history of Aboriginal Education in Canada including the Hawthorn report, White Paper, Red Paper, and subsequent events affecting Aboriginal education.

Course Offerings 2016 Cohort

  • EFDT 990.0 Non-Credit Seminar
  • GSR 960.0  Introduction to Ethics and Integrity (Mandatory on-line, non-credit class (2-3 hrs)
  • GSR 961.0  Ethics and Integrity in Human Research (Mandatory on-line, non-credit class (2-3 hrs)
  • EFDT 837.3, Educational Philosophies and Curriculum
    Deals with the philosophical foundations of curriculum theory and clarifies the basis from which educational programs can be analyzed.  Contemporary philosophical issues related to the curriculum and school programs are examined.  The writings of selected educational philosophers are studied.
  • EFDT 848.3, Resilience in Aboriginal Education (Monday-Friday, 1-3:50PM)
    Informed by narrative literature on gender, race, sexuality, class and disability, this course examines qualities, criticisms and theories of resilience as they relate to Aboriginal Education. Diverse First Nations, Metis and Inuit paradigms of resilience are examined to question hegemonic practices in education in relation to tensions, anxieties and crucial turning points in the lives of individuals, families and communities.

2016-17 TERM ONE:

  • EFDT 824 - Reconsidering Experience:  Narratives of Time, People and Place
    This course investigates the Dewayan criteria of experience, continuity and interaction, manifested in the three narrative common places with a primary focus on educational contexts.  The common places of narrative (temporality, people, and place) are used to understand experience in research texts.
2016-17 TERM TWO:
  • ERES 800 - Research Methods Introductory

Summer 2017 TBA

2017-18 TERM ONE: TBA

2017-18 TERM TWO: TBA

Summer 2018: TBA

The following class list will be scheduled:

  • EFDT 837.3, Educational Philosophies and Curriculum
    Deals with the philosophical foundations of curriculum theory and clarifies the basis from which educational programs can be analyzed.  Contemporary philosophical issues related to the curriculum and school programs are examined.  The writings of selected educational philosophers are studied.
  • EFDT 498.3, Pedagogy of Anti-racist Education
    This course will provide a framework for students to understand the historical and contemporary context of social justice education on Turtle Island. Drawing from scholarship that includes critical race theory, queer theory, feminist theory, and anti-colonial theory, students will examine their own teaching practices, as well as investigate research examples of intersecting anti-racist pedagogy across the disciplines. Students will be required to develop critical anti-racist materials to use in their classroom, with a focus on integrating Indigenous education in their teaching practices. Intersecting anti-racist pedagogy for social change invites students and teachers to actively transform social injustices, not just study them.  
  • EFDT 884.3, Life History as Education (on-line)
    This course examines life history research and life history writing from feminist, critical race theory, critical pedagogy, and cultural studies perspectives in relation to educational inquiry. Through the study of memoir, autobiography, auto-ethnography, and contemporary fiction, the construction of identities in diverse social and political contexts is investigated.
  • EFDT 870.3, Interdisciplinary Seminar (on-line)
    The course is a consideration of important educational issues from the anthropological, comparative, historical, philosophical and sociological points of view. The possible implications of these issues for a comprehensive theory of education will be examined.
  • EFDT 450.3, Indigenous Epistemology and Pedagogy
    This course features salient Aboriginal learning styles and teaching strategies which underpin the survival and resiliency of Aboriginal people. It provides an opportunity through seminar, collaborative investigations and critical exploration to analyse Aboriginal ways of knowing and an art of teaching respecting Aboriginal protocols and knowledge.

Note: Students with credit for EIND 450 may not take this course for credit.

  • EFDT 842.3, History of Indian and Native Education
    Course description is to be updated to focus on post World War II history of Aboriginal Education in Canada including the Hawthorn report, White Paper, Red Paper, and subsequent events affecting Aboriginal education.
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