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MOOC 0200 - Indigenous Awareness

Massive Open Online Courses Part-time Studies Course

British Coumbia Institute of Technology

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course promotes an increased understanding of Indigenous people and their place and space in Canada, past and present. Words like Reconciliation and Indigenization are becoming common place and are often followed by questions such as, "What do these words mean? Why do we have to do this? How come I didn't know about Residential Schools?". The course will provide you with foundational knowledge of Indigenous people in the hopes that as the true history and contemporary reality of Indigenous people is more broadly known, Reconciliation can begin. *Note: Thank you for your interest in a BCIT – Free Online Learning course. You are about to register for the course. If you are new to BCIT, you will first need to create a BCIT ID. Then, log in with your ID and password to register. Once registered, log in to learn.bcit.ca with your BCIT email address and password to access your online course. If you are new to BCIT, it may take up to 24 hours for your course access to become active. Because these are not credited courses, and you are not paying a fee, there may be student resources you come across that you are not entitled to access. This would include Student Aid and other financial assistance. Enjoy your learning and we’re happy to support your lifelong learning journey.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$0.00

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 47645

Start any time

This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$0.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the historical relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.
  • Explain past and contemporary realities of Indigenous people.
  • Explain current moves towards, and the importance of, Reconciliation to all Canadians.

Effective as of Fall 2020

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