Crystal Wood

Grad Research Assistantship, Provost & Vice-President Academic - Indigenous Initiatives and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity
GTA Principal Instructor, Faculty Of Education - Aboriginal Teacher Education Program

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Grad Research Assistantship, Provost & Vice-President Academic - Indigenous Initiatives and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity
Email
cdwood@ualberta.ca

GTA Principal Instructor, Faculty Of Education - Aboriginal Teacher Education Program
Email
cdwood@ualberta.ca

Courses

EDEL 412 - Teaching Language Arts in First Nations, Inuit and Métis Contexts

This course is designed to help prepare teachers to develop learners' oral and written language skills in elementary classrooms, particularly for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis (FNIM) students. It offers an overview, within the Canadian context, of the linguistic, psycholinguistic, and sociolinguistic backgrounds, strengths and needs of FNIM children in elementary classrooms. Topics include language acquisition, bilingualism, bidialectalism, linguistic diversity, language maintenance and loss, teaching Standard English as a second language or dialect, and materials evaluation and development. Prerequisite: EDEL 305 or consent of the Department.


EDU 211 - Aboriginal Education and Contexts for Professional and Personal Engagement

In this course, preservice teachers will continue to develop knowledge of Aboriginal peoples' histories, educational experiences, and knowledge systems, ways of knowing and being and will further develop an understanding of the implications of this knowledge to the professional roles and obligations for teachers. Students will engage in a learning process of self-and-other awareness, and will be supported by Indigenous educators, Faculty members and Elders. Prerequisite: EDU 100 or pre/corequisite EDU 300 (After Degree students). [Department of Educational Policy Studies]


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