Language Learning, Language Revitalization and Social Action

Code: LING 182
Apply this course towards: Indigenous 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.

How to register

Courses within the Certificate in Indigenous Language Revitalization are currently only offered within community and college partnerships. The occasional course is offered on campus and at the En’owkin Center in Penticton. To be added to the interest list please contact the Program Coordinator for more information at cilr@uvic.ca or 250-721-8504