CLIM086 Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives of Climate Adaptation

 
 
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Course Description

This course invites you to engage deeply with Indigenous perspectives on climate adaptation and mitigation. You'll explore how Indigenous leadership can restore better practices across social and political landscapes, healing relationships with our planet for future generations.

Course Outline

The course was designed by a team of Indigenous knowledge holders, subject matter experts, and instructional designers. It aims to provide a self-directed, accessible learning experience that reflects Indigenous values. While no single course can cover all Indigenous perspectives, this course serves as a foundation for further learning and encourages decolonized approaches to climate adaptation and action.

In this course, you will:

  • Learn from a diverse range of Indigenous knowledge and cultural practices
  • Explore decolonized approaches to climate adaptation and action
  • Engage with Indigenous leaders and their perspectives on climate change

Learner Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the Indigenous territories you live in
  • Recognize the complexity of Indigenous cultures and historical contexts
  • Analyze relevant Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action
  • Reflect on how past learnings inform current and future decisions
  • Understand Indigenous perspectives on interconnectivity and climate actions
  • Learn from Indigenous climate leaders about impacts in their territories
  • Relate traditional and non-traditional climate adaptation methods to your work
  • Explore the multi-generational impact of climate decisions
  • Describe the importance of integrating Indigenous knowledge and Western science
  • Appreciate the need for collaborative, community-based climate initiatives
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Section Title
Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives of Climate Adaptation
Type
Online
Dates
Oct 07, 2024 to Nov 03, 2024
Type
Online
Days
Th
Time
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Dates
Oct 10, 2024 to Oct 31, 2024
Schedule and Location Requirements
Contact Hours
4.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $750.00
Instructors/Guest Speakers
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: Oct 9, 2024
   Withdrawal Deadline: Oct 21, 2024
 
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
Section Title
Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives of Climate Adaptation
Type
Online
Dates
Feb 10, 2025 to Mar 09, 2025
Type
Online
Days
Th
Time
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Dates
Feb 13, 2025
Schedule and Location Requirements
Contact Hours
1.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $750.00
Instructors/Guest Speakers
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: Feb 12, 2025
   Withdrawal Deadline: Feb 24, 2025
 
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
Section Title
Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives of Climate Adaptation
Type
Online
Dates
May 20, 2025 to Jun 14, 2025
Type
Online
Days
Th
Time
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Dates
May 22, 2025 to Jun 12, 2025
Schedule and Location Requirements
Contact Hours
4.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $750.00
Instructors/Guest Speakers
Section Notes
Course Drop or Withdrawal
A course drop or withdrawal can be requested by students through the Student Portal. Deadline dates for each noted below:
   Drop Deadline: May 22, 2025
   Withdrawal Deadline: Jun 02, 2025
 
Course Transfer
Students wishing to transfer sections or courses should contact PCS directly for support.

All drops, withdrawals and transfers are subject to the applicable Refund Policy.
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