Language Learning, Language Revitalization and Social Action

PART OF: Aboriginal Language Revitalization

Course description

In this course, you’ll examine formal and informal approaches to language teaching and learning in Indigenous community settings. Topics include:

  • forms of language acquisition
  • Indigenous teaching and learning strategies
  • how strategies are related to community needs and goals
  • the role of community and community members in teaching and learning

The emphasis is on strategies for mobilizing social and political forces for language maintenance and revival.

Course code: LING 182

How to register

Courses within the Certificate in Aboriginal Language Revitalization program are offered within community partnerships, on campus in Victoria or at the En’owkin Centre in Penticton. Registration is done solely through the department. Please contact the Program Coordinator for upcoming offerings, locations and registration forms at calr@uvic.ca or 250-721-8504.