Intersection Education - Toward Better Teaching and Learning

Intersection Education - Toward Better Teaching and LearningEpisode 15
Dr. Dwayne Donald - Indigenous Perspectives
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Dr. Dwayne Donald - Indigenous Perspectives
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Dr. Dwayne Donald speaks about bringing indigenous perspectives into education and shares stories about how we can make schools more inclusive to indigenous students.

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Dr. Dwayne Donald speaks about bringing indigenous perspectives into education and shares stories about how we can make schools more inclusive to indigenous students.

This episode features Dr. Dwayne Donald, Associate Professor in Secondary Education at the University of Alberta. Dr. Donald was born and raised in Edmonton and is a descendent of the Papaschase Cree. He taught both abroad and in Alberta before moving into academia.

Dwayne’s primary research focus is on curriculum initiatives that require teacher and student engagement with Aboriginal concerns and priorities. He looks at the emerging understandings of Plains Cree and Blackfoot philosophies that provide insight into Aboriginal-Canadian relations and the tensions often at play when Aboriginal peoples and their concerns are discussed in classroom contexts. 

You can connect with Dr. Donald via email ddonald@ulaberta.ca

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