New Courses for Winter 1 – 2017

August 21, 2017

We would like to draw your attention to two new courses this fall.

FNEL 480C Roles of Communities and Individuals in Language Endangerment and Revitalization

Critical study of the historical, social, cultural, political, and economic factors impacting on language loss, retention, and revival. Research on and application of methodologies for collaborative, trans-disciplinary, community-based documentation and revitalization of BC’s Indigenous linguistic heritage.

This course will be offered to UBC-Vancouver students through a live, synchronous feed, with a graduate student facilitator providing in-person support. Dr. Schreyer was the recipient of the 2017 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation at UBC-O.

Term 1: 3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Time: Tuesday, 3:30 – 6:30pm
Location: Allard Hall, B101
Teacher: Christine Schreyer

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Schreyer at

LLED 565A 061 Indigenous Language and Cultural Education: Local and Global Perspectives

This course will create an opportunity for students to engage in the educational perspectives of Indigenous peoples and communities on an international scale. Students will review various practices, theories, and epistemologies that have emerged from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Term 1: Winter – 2017
Course Number: LLED 565A 061
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: UBC

For more information, contact: Candace K. Galla at

To view the course poster, which includes the participating global sites & instructors, please click here.