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For your convenience, we have put together a collection of credit courses we think you'll love.

People studyingMethods and Strategies in Adult Education

ED 3115 | Term-Based

This course examines methods and strategies to facilitate effective adult education programs. Topics include, planning instructional segments; writing objectives; evaluating student work, programs and teaching; using and assessing teaching strategies, and learning resources.

Students studying togetherIssues in Adult Literacy

ED 4115 | Term-Based

This course provides and introduction to adult literacy education as well as critically examining the research and theory about adult literacies. Adult learning priniciples, instructional strategies and techniques that are used to develop adult literacy skills will be examined. Course topics include, but are not limited to, digital literacy, barriers to literacy, the development of language and literacy skills in groups, as well as literacy coaching.

People holding handsAntiracist Research and Pedagogical Practices

ED 6108 | Term-Based

This course is intended for graduate students to engage in an exploration of antiracist teaching and research practices in local, provincial, and national contexts to disrupt anti-Black racism in schools and society. Learners will build understanding and analytical skills through critical discussions of the theoretical orientation that antiracist education within and beyond schools. Learners will also explore ways in which educators can use research-informed best practices in antiracist education by critically engaging with a variety of tools, resources, and pedagogies.

Image of different words about reconcilliation on a colourful backgroundTruth & Reconciliation in Canada: Working to Overcome the Legacy of Residential Schools

HIST 3374 | Term-Based

Situating the truth and reconciliation in process in Canada within similar efforts in other countries such as Rwanda and South Africa, this course focuses on the work of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission to bring to light the nature and extent of the policies aimed at promoting the assimilation of Indigenous peoples into the Canadian settler society since the mid-19th century - particularly through the residential schools - and the varied and often harmful impact that these policies have had. The course also examines the diversity of reactions to the work of the commission, the extent of the success in implementing the commission's 94 "Calls to Action", and the potential of these Calls to Action to meet the challenges currently facing Indigenous People in Canada.

Personal picking a mushroomEthnobotany

BIOL 3559 | Open Entry

Plants have been used by humans throughout history for food, shelter, recreation, and therapeutic purposes. This course serves as an introduction to ethnobotany, the study of human uses of, and relationships with, plants. Many types of uses are discussed, but the main focus is on plants with significant medical, poisonous, or psychoactive properties and their use by humans. Prerequisite: BIOL 2063, BIOL 2068, or equivalent, or permission of the instructor. Recommended: BIOL 3083

Person covering their face with their handsInterpersonal Cyberviolence

SOCI 2003 | Open Entry

This course address and identifies gender stereotypes that directly lead to gender-based cyber violence and the ways in which these ideologies set the stage for victim blaming discourses. Within this course you will learn about gender hate speech, cyber exploitation and blackmail, non-consensual intimate photo sharing, misogyny, swatting, doxing, trolling, etc. This course is also cross listed with FVI 2003.

InstrumentsMusic of the World

MUS 1002 | Term-Based

This course allows students to develop an understanding of world cultures through the musical traditions and habits of people in different parts of the globe. Students will investigate the development and historical background of world music traditions and the typical musical instruments and representative musicians in various regions. Students are also encouraged to develop their perspective on the relationship between music and society.

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