Even when working with a group, you will always want to pursue your own interests and strengthen specific skills and knowledge. In this course, you will take a personal learning journey, pursue your goals, and deepen your education. You will also make a difference in your community. Your instructor will support you in this process and help you create a learning portfolio that captures all of the creative ways you are learning to engage with your community and your learning goals.
What will I learn?
You will explore these topics:
- Planning and pursuing your learning goals and strategies
- Individual reflection and response to course content
- Planning for the future
- Creating a learning journal
How will I learn?
- One-on-one tutoring and coaching
- Time on your own in the community
Who should take this course?
This course is for cohorts in rural Aboriginal communities who are interested in strengthening the skills they need to build leadership and capacities in their communities.
How will I be evaluated?
Evaluation is based on your active participation, attendance, and your personal learning journal, which you will work on throughout the certificate program. You will receive regular feedback from your instructor and community-based mentors. At four points in the certificate program, both you and your instructor will complete a simple questionnaire about your learning process, participation, and contributions to the program.
Textbooks and learning materials
We will provide custom course materials.