Language I

This course is the beginning of an immersion experience in Hodinohso:ni’/Rotinonshonni, focusing on the spoken use of the language. Emphasis is placed on conversational exchange and presentations are a required element of this course.

This course requires a high level of commitment and patience.

Course work will be conducted in in the chosen program language (Mohawk/Cayuga).

Three hours; two terms 

Language II

An intermediate immersion experience in Hodinohso:ni’/Rotinonshonni, focusing on the spoken use of the language.

Emphasis is placed on conversational exchange and presentations are a required element of this course.

This course requires a high level of commitment and patience.

Work will be conducted in the chosen program language (Mohawk/Cayuga).

Three hours; two terms
 

Language III

This course is a continuation of the intermediate immersion experience in Hodinohso:ni’/Rotinonshonni, focusing on the spoken use of the language.

Emphasis is placed on extended conversational exchanges and the emergence of creative and complex language use. Presentations are a required element of this course.

This course requires a high level of commitment and patience.

Work will be conducted in in the chosen program language (Mohawk/Cayuga).

Three hours; two terms 

Lifelong Learning I

In this course, students will be introduced to the concept of language as a lifelong learning process to foster personal growth as well as growth in others.

Students will review literature on the history of Hodinohso:ni’ languages, Indigenous language revitalization and create a personal learning plan which will include, among other things, a personal philosophy of learning.

Three hours, one term 

Lifelong Learning II

In this course, students will continue to develop their personal learning plans and philosophies.

As part of this course students will review literature and case studies on second language acquisition. Students will also explore how learning needs evolve over time, and the importance of critical reflection.

Students will begin to explore their strategies and philosophies for teaching and sharing language.

This course will be conducted English as well as in the chosen program language (Mohawk/Cayuga).

Three hours; one term 

Make-up Artistry 1

With an emphasis on practical application and damonstrations this course teaches the fundamentals and theory of natural day, evening, and bridal make-up applications.

Students will be taught how to analyze facial features and apply corrective make-up techniques.

 

Mathematics, Primary and Junior, Part I

This course explores the theoretical foundations of Mathematics, examines the way students developmentally learn Mathematics and offers insight into program planning and implementation, assessment and evaluation with attention to the First Nations learner and the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning in the Primary and Junior divisions.

Mathematics, Primary and Junior, Specialist

This course is designed to critically and collaboratively cultivate professional efficacy, emancipatory leadership practices and advance the scholarship of teaching by fostering cultures of critical reflection and inquiry. The course employs a critical, pedagogical lens to explore, in a holistic and integrated manner, theoretical foundations, learning theory, program planning, development and implementation, instructional design and practices, assessment and evaluation, the learning environment, research and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning across the divisions.

Medical Terminology & Anatomy

This course focuses on the basic anatomical structure and functions of the human body and the related terminology used to describe body parts, structure and function. This related terminology will also include general or symptomatic terms, diagnostic terms, surgical procedures and abbreviations.

Mental Health

Recognize behaviours and or changes in behaviour related to mental health conditions. Determine approaches and techniques to assist clients with mental health conditions.

Microsoft Office Essentials

An introductory course to Microsoft Word and Excel.  

In addition to acquiring intermediate document and spreadsheet skills you will have an opportunity to acquire keyboarding skills using a standard keyboard.  

Through hands-on experience, exercises and assignments, you will become familiar with microcomputer hardware and software capabilities.

Nursing Research

This is a professional practice course designed to enhance the student’s understanding of the research process.

Emphasis is placed on the student's potential role as a research collaborator in projects related to professional practice.

Painting

This course is an introduction to various methods of painting and concepts associated with handling composition, colour, alternative mediums and the translation of those mediums to successfully create visual narratives through a studio and research-based painting practice.

Patient Preparation

This course teaches students the knowledge and skills required to prepare patients for examination, including measuring vital signs, height, weight and temperature, patient positioning and draping, tray preparation and specimen collection.

Personal Sustainability Life Skills Course

Registration is FREE!

This course will provide participants with the tools and resources to realize social and economic realities that can place an individual in, or near, poverty. The course will help participants gain valuable skills and promote personal growth towards stepping out of poverty. 

Topics covered will include: Communication, Time Management, Budgeting, Job Readiness, Nutrition, Personal Portfolio Development and more. 

Photography

This course examines materiality and a variety of conceptual approaches to photography.

Experimentation is encouraged both in the picture taking and in the printing of the photograph.

Pottery

This course is a comprehensive introduction to the craft of clay working.

Its primary emphasis is on studio work, leading to a portfolio of finished pieces by the end of the semester.

 

 

Principal of First Nation Schools Part II

Join us for an unforgettable summer of professional development, fun and lasting friendship! 

Date: 

Contact for information on dates

Program Modules: 

  • Social Context
  • Staff Development and Teacher Appraisal for Accountability 
  • Management
  • Leadership

Tuition is as follows: 

  • $1,500 - includes instruction and lunch from Monday - Friday 
  • Accomodations and transportation costs will be the responsibility of the participants

Application Deadline: 

May 16, 2017

Principal’s Qualifications

This course explores the critical foundations of school leadership.

Topical areas covered in this course include: setting protocols and directions, relationship and capacity building, developing the organization to support desired practices, improving instructional programs, securing accountability and personal leadership resources.

Professional Communication

This course is designed to improve written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills and provides an introduction to the essential concepts and skills required to build successful relationships on an individual, group and organizational basis.

Discussion topics includes communication, business ethics, teamwork, group dynamics, team building and customer relations.

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