Critical Social Inquiry 0145 - Indigenous and Decolonizing Pedagogy

Indigenous & Decolonizing Peda

Noah Romero

09:00AM-10:20AM TU;09:00AM-10:20AM TH

Hampshire College
Franklin Patterson Hall 107;Franklin Patterson Hall 107
This course is designed to offer a deep overview and practical application of decolonizing pedagogy-an approach to teaching and learning that promotes reciprocity, balance, healing, sustainability, and the inherent sovereignty of Indigenous and dispossessed peoples. Founded on the intersection appreciation of pedagogical work from Indigenous, Black, queer, feminist, trans and person-of-color scholars and practitioners, this course aims to support all students interested in curriculum and instruction in developing a strong practical and theoretical foundation from which to actualize reparative educational processes. Students will explore how community-sustaining, decolonial, and relational teaching practices can enhance student learning while working to redress historical traumas and build solidarities between schools, families, and communities. Education, Native American and Indigenous studies, teaching The content of this course deals with issues of race and power.

In/Justice Students should expect to spend 8 hours weekly on work and preparation outside of class time

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.