MAKING THE CLASSROOM A HEALTHY PLACE: THE DEVELOPMENT OF
AFFECTIVE COMPETENCY IN ABORIGINAL PEDAGOGY
FRANCIS LEE BROWN
B.A., The University of Washington, 1971
M.A, National University, 1981
This resource is the thesis of Lee Brown whose interview was featured in module 1 which is available online. The thesis goes into depth discussing the role of affective competency in aboriginal education and how the importance of emotional intelligence in education is supported by research. Brown analyzes the literature on the topic and also explains a number of case studies including students and teachers who participated in the Native Training Institute in Kamloops B.C in the 1980’s. The thesis argues for the importance of the inclusion of aboriginal values and emotions in education. Brown argues that the connection between emotional intelligence and learning is not just important for aboriginal healing but for all learners. from a cognitive neuroscience perspective.
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