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Bringing Visual Literacy to Aboriginal Communities (NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2012-13)
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits) and 1.0 credit of second-year liberal arts & sciences (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM).
This summer course offers 3rd year students from all faculties an opportunity to spend two months in a total-immersion environment in remote and fly-in First Nations communities in Central and Northern Ontario. Students will develop and teach curriculum in visual literacy in a variety of media and formats for First Nations children and youth, and gain valuable teaching skills and life experience within a challenging and stimulating environment. Successful applicants will participate in a preparatory seminar and orientation, will receive travel and lodging, and be equipped with supplies and media equipment to support their teaching. They will document and report their progress throughout and upon completion of the program to an off-site supervising OCADU faculty.
Notes: Registration in this course requires approval by Bonnie Devine of the Aboriginal Visual Culture Program (ABVC), 113 McCaul St, Room 1401.
Course was last updated June 1, 2012 - 10:54 AM