The following Graduate Level Learning Outcomes were developed by Tasha Beeds and have been approved by our Aboriginal Education Council and endorsed by Fleming’s Academic Council and Academic Leaders Team.
The graduate of a Fleming College program with Indigenous Perspectives designation has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Analyze the historical and contemporary impacts of colonialism in the student’s chosen field.
- Distinguish the historical and contemporary Nation-to-Nation relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in the student’s chosen profession.
- Differentiate the cultural, political, social, and community diversity of Indigenous peoples within the context of Indigenous territories and the student’s location of employment.
- Synthesize key foundational concepts of Indigenous knowledge, thought, and world-views, to meet the needs of non-Indigenous and Indigenous audiences in the student’s vocation.
- Articulate relevant events, situations, and issues within the shared history of Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples and the student’s vocation.
- Systematically explore the contributions Indigenous peoples have made, and continue to make, to society and the student’s chosen field.
- Evaluate how Indigenous conceptualizations, realities, and ways of being in the world connect to the student’s own life experiences, and critically apply this knowledge within the context of the student’s employment choices.