Full course description
After completing this course, you can obtain 15 CECH or 1 graduate credit. Graduate credit costs an additional small charge to the university for both members and non-members. CECH/CEUs are free of charge and can be obtained instantly upon completing all requirements.
"Using the OSEUS Part I: Getting to Know the OSEUS" invites you on a captivating journey into the heart of the Oceti Sakowin culture and history. This comprehensive, self-paced course offers an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings & Standards (OSEUS), guided by the wisdom of indigenous elders from South Dakota. Each of the seven modules, from exploring the significance of land and environment to understanding sovereignty and treaties, is crafted to deepen your appreciation and knowledge of this vibrant community.
Beyond merely learning, the course is a conduit for personal transformation. Through thoughtful journal assignments, you are encouraged to reflect on the integration of these rich teachings into your classroom and curriculum. Whether you're an educator seeking to infuse your lessons with cultural depth or a lifelong learner eager to expand your horizons, this 15-hour journey promises a blend of education, reflection, and meaningful engagement. Upon successful completion, you'll not only gain a deeper understanding of the Oceti Sakowin people but also earn Continuing Education Contact Hours, marking your dedication to cultural and educational enrichment.
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