Participants will learn about relationships between Indigenous peoples and the land, and how these relationships factor into treaty agreements and land claims and rights with First Nations and Metis peoples in Canada. An opportunity to learn about Metis scrip, agreements, and nation-to-nation treaty relationships is vital in understanding how to honour and respect the agreements.
Your course syllabi can be very important to the students in your classes, providing them with information on assignments, quizzes and exams, your office hours and other valuable information about the class. But, your syllabus can also show students about who you are as a person and an instructor through its format and tone.
The University of Saskatchewan Academic Courses Policy details the requirements of what should be included in every syllabus. This session will look at creating a course syllabus with this policy in mind.
In this session you will begin or continue to explore your racialized identity and consciousness. You will learn about the historical social construction of race and its purpose, the invention of whiteness, and the property value of whiteness. White privilege and protection will also be examined in relation to Indigenous education on campus. As a group we will identify various ways white privilege limits, prevents, and distorts Indigenous education and decolonization at the University of Saskatchewan. This session requires a commitment to dialogue about difficult and often uncomfortable topics and feelings regarding racism and Indigenous peoples in Saskatchewan with a focus on
We are pleased to announce Professor John Kleefeld of the College of Law as a recipient of the 2015 Brightspace Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning! Congratulations, John, you are deserving of this honour. Read more about John's innovative teaching and the Brightspace award in OCN here.
We would also like to congratulate this university's newest Master Teacher, Dr. Jay Wilson of the College of Education. Dr. Wilson is an exemplar teacher-scholar who has set a high standard on campus for teaching, research, and hilarity. Read more about the Master Teacher announcement in OCN here.