INDIGENOUS EDUCATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS

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Course Code: 
ENE 7203
Course Credit Units: 
2
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Graduate Level
Course Description & Objectives: 

The course is meant to expose students to positive Indigenous Environmental Knowledge and practices and how these can be integrated into the modern knowledge systems.  It covers the concept of ITK, Indigenous education in Uganda, ITK and environmental conservation, women and environment, western education and practical projects. 

Learning Outcomes: 

By the end of the course, learners should be able to:(i)   Give examples of Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITK) in environmental conservation and management.(ii)  Analyze the philosophical basis of ITK and western conservation paradigms(iii) Compare indigenous education system and the modern system of for effectiveness in raising environmental literacy in Uganda.(iv). Analyze the existing education system in Uganda for its suitability for integrating ITK.(v) Compare indigenous technical knowledge (ITK) with the western education for effectiveness in raising environmental literacy in Uganda.(vi). Present a written report of the Field Course undertaken on ITK in that particular community.

INDIGENOUS EDUCATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
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