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This is a new TAL offering for 4 Seasons of Reconciliation, a multi-media teaching resource that promotes a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians, through transformative multi-media learning. This educational initiative, developed for secondary, post-secondary and the workplace incorporates teacher guides, slideshows, videos and films along with engaging online portals.
There are three different units available; Secondary course 4 Seasons of Reconciliation, Post-Secondary classroom course 4 Seasons of Reconciliation, Professional Development Online course for staff and faculty. The public library version is not yet developed. Francophone versions of each also available.
This is a joint TAL/Consortia Canada offering, TAL is the lead.
February 13: Pricing for the PD Unit for public libraries has been added.
February 7: A webinar has been arranged for Thursday, February 20, at 1 pm Mountain Time (3 pm Eastern). The webinar will be recorded.
To register, go to:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
There are two different units currently on offer:
Post-Secondary classroom course Seasons of Reconciliation
Professional Development Online course for staff and faculty
Post-Secondary classroom course 4 Seasons of Reconciliation:
4 Seasons of Reconciliation is an educational initiative developed for all post-secondary students which incorporates in-class learning with multi-media and captivating online components including reconciliation films. In collaboration with the First Nations University of Canada, 4 Seasons of Reconciliation provides tools for students to explore themes in Canadian history from Indigenous perspectives. The 5-hour course (3-hour in-class and 2-hour online) includes a comprehensive instructor’s guidebook, along with a PowerPoint and video library portal for students and faculty. The course provides the basic foundation on the relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) and assists the education sector in meeting the 94-Calls to Action from the TRC.
This Unit Includes:
Monthly webinar coaching and on-boarding for faculty
Instructor’s guidebook (PDF)
A multi-media Instructor Portal
A multi-media Student Portal
A professional development online section for instructors
8 PowerPoint presentations
The film ‘3rd World Canada’
The award-winning reconciliation film series - 4 short films on reconciliation co-produced with First Nations University of Canada
Bonus film & video library: Indigenous & reconciliation content
Student pre- and final unit quizzes
Student completion badge with Linkedin compatibility built-in
Professional Development Online course for staff and faculty:
4 Seasons of Reconciliation is a unique 3-hour and 15-minute online course which promotes a renewed relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canadians through transformative learning about truth and reconciliation.
This workplace course provides the basic foundation on the relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). This course assists the education sector in meeting the 94-Calls to Action from the TRC with their own employees and sub-contractors.
In collaboration with First Nations University of Canada, 4 Seasons of Reconciliation provides a comprehensive online learning course with captivating multi-media components, including award-winning reconciliation documentaries. Each short module can be completed at the learner’s pace and provides a mix of learning tools such as PowerPoint, videos, films and quizzes. A certificate of completion and a bonus video library for on-going learning is provided at the end of the course.
(This unit is for your professional team only. For student access to reconciliation resources, please see the post-secondary unit)
This Course Includes:
Monthly webinar coaching and on-boarding for faculty & staff
Monthly phone consultation to assist you in with roll-out strategies and campaigns for the success of this resource within your workplace
Customization of your portal with your logo, land acknowledgement and words of introduction from the representatives of your College or University
Quarterly usage report
10 modular thematic lessons which can be completed at the learner’s pace
Learning Management System portal (LMS) with individualized tracking
The film ‘3rd World Canada’
The reconciliation film series - 4 short films on reconciliation co-produced with First Nations University of Canada
Pre- and final course quizzes
Completion certificate with Linkedin compatibility built-in
There is also a secondary unit available for schools. This is not offered since TAL does not license to schools. Each unit is available in French. The public library resource is not yet available.
To subscribe to this new TAL offering, contact Christa Foley at TAL by Friday, February 28, 2020.
Subscribers will be sent a subscriber agreement for signing.