BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

INLG-181 - Issues, Principles and Practices in Language Revitalization - 3.00 Credits

INLG-181 - Issues, Principles and Practices in Language Revitalization - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course will introduce the contemporary issues, principles and practices in the revival, maintenance and revitalization of Indigenous languages in Canada and around the world. Participants identify community assets supporting individual, family and community language revitalization. Students explore factors influencing language maintenance, loss revival and their social and political contexts.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nsyilxcen Language Fluency Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Nle?kepmx Language Fluency Certificate Program - Certificate Completion Plan
  • Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree or Equivalent
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:



    • develop a understanding of the First Peoples Culture Council Mentor apprentice model of learning for the Individuals

    • demonstrate understanding of the principles of Indigenous language nests globally for infants and toddlers.

    • demonstrate the ability to identify the revitalization practices developed by Indigenous communities that have led to the recovery of language learning; and



    • demonstrate an ability to contextualize the political influence that impacted language loss and trauma within Indigenous.

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