Cora Weber-Pillwax

Associate Professor, Faculty of Education - Educational Policy Studies Dept


Associate Professor, Faculty of Education - Educational Policy Studies Dept
(780) 492-7606
7-151 Education Centre - North
8730 - 112 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G5


  • International and intercultural education with particular focus on Indigenous perspectives and experiences
  • Critical and interdisciplinary analysis across the social sciences
  • Participatory action research and other forms of community-driven research
  • First Nations and Metis social and educational issues and policies in Canada


EDPS 432 - The Education of Native Peoples in Canada: An Historical Study

An historical examination of the formal education provided Indian, Métis, and Inuit peoples with special attention to Aboriginal, missionary, and federal-provincial educational programs.

Fall Term 2020
EDPS 474 - Contemporary Issues in the Education of Native Peoples: A Social Science Perspective

An analysis of current issues of debate in Indian, Métis and Inuit education, with special reference to their social origins.

Summer Term 2020
EDPS 539 - Revitalizing Indigenous Language

Course studies the impact of the loss of Indigenous languages and strategies, policies and practices aimed at the revival and maintenance of Indigenous languages locally and internationally. Students may not receive credit for both EDPS 601 From Oral Language to Written Text and EDPS 538.

Winter Term 2021
EDPS 900 - Directed Research Project

May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.

Winter Term 2021