02:381 A02 Teaching of Aboriginal Studies [Beeman]

Prerequisites: Nil.

This course will assist teachers in integrating aboriginal studies into various subject areas in the school curriculum and in teaching separate courses in aboriginal studies where this is included in the course of studies. Consideration will be given to the place of aboriginal studies for both aboriginal and non-aboriginal students. It will include examination of the importance of relevant and accurate materials for the development of self-concept. Techniques of developing materials for or adapting existing materials to local communities will be included. History, local histories, aboriginal organization and government will be introduced. Materials will be examined for reading levels, content and suitability for various age groups.

4 lecture hours per term, one term

Instructor: Chris Beeman