Assignment 5 — Essay Response to Units 9 and 10
Weight: 15% of your final grade
Length: 500—800 words for each question, for a total of 1000—2000 words
Due: after completing Unit 10
Complete a brief essay response to each of these questions:
Discuss elements critical to the “naturalizing” of Indigenous knowledge as introduced by McLeod, Little Bear, and Taiaiake.
Based on the online project “Aboriginal Issues in the Classroom,” identify issues that may have arisen for you as a student while taking this course. Share your understanding of the issues, and discuss strategies that you employed towards resolving any issues that may have arisen for you as a learner.
Double-space and use normal margins; each page should be 250—300 words long.
Use Times New Roman or Ariel 12-point font.
Indent the first line of each paragraph.
Number the pages.
Use APA style to cite sources and list references. Help is available at https://guides.library.ualberta.ca/apa-citation-style and https://www.calvin.edu/library/knightcite/?standard=APA
Edit for spelling and grammatical errors.
Response papers do not require you to do any further outside research or reading other than what is presented in the course materials, but you must demonstrate throughout your paper that you have an understanding of the basic concepts presented in the units covered. Include a References section at the end containing any references you have cited from the course materials using APA style.
Tip: List the units of the Study Guide this way:
Athabasca University. (2017a). Unit 1 — Introduction to Indigenous Education. In Indigenous Studies 301 Study Guide. Retrieved from http://cwikr.lms.athabascau.ca/
Cite it as (Athabasca University, 2017a). Since you will be citing more than one AU study guide unit, all published in 2017, you will need to list them as 2017a, 2017b, and so on.
You may include Indigenous cultural information if you have such knowledge or has access to such knowledge.