BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

NSYL-131 - Special Topics - Nsyilxcen Immersion (previous NSYL 151 or INST 192) - 3.00 Credits

NSYL-131 - Special Topics - Nsyilxcen Immersion (previous NSYL 151 or INST 192) - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course uses a special topics approach to expose and immerse students in the Nsyilxcen language. Students will enhance their basic knowledge and ability to speak the Nsyilxcen language within a topical context. Students will gain sufficient knowledge to understand, listen and speak sufficient vocabulary related to each special topic. Special topics may include one or more of the following: medicine protocols, roots, berries, feasts, and hunting/fishing protocols, depending on the time of year the course is conducted.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Nsyilxcen 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
    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:

    • demonstrate use of basic vocabulary skills that include Nsyilxcen words for the types of supplies that are required for various topics ( i.e. hunting trips, fishing trips, etc.);

    • demonstrate an ability to interact in the topic with mentors through the use of basic Nsyilxcen vocabulary related to each topic;

    • demonstrate an ability to verbalize Nsyilxcen specific key words associated with selected topics as appropriate for course deliveries; and

    • demonstrate an ability to increase Nsyilxcen knowledge of special topics including that may include cultural phrases and contexts, gathering foods, feasts, tool making, arts and everyday interactions. 

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