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Indigenous Research Methods

Indigenous Research Methods

What is a Worldview or Paradigm?

All research is grounded in a particular tradition or worldview, often called a paradigm. A research paradigm is a set of philosophical assumptions and values about the universe and the ways in which we can learn and know about it (Johnson, 2017). According to (H...

18th Apr 2019

Article Critique

Simon, J., Burton, K., Lockhart, E., & O’Donnell, S. (2014). Post-secondary distance education in a contemporary colonial context: Experiences of students in a rural First Nation in Canada. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 15(1). https://doi.org/10.19173/ir...

18th Jan 2019

2-Eyed Open Education

Indigenous and Open Education: A Contradiction?

Open education (OE) has a relatively short history compared to other educational constructs, but it is a history rich with aspirations about democratizing education, increasing student voice, reducing barriers to formal learning opportunities, and pr...

18th Jan 2019