Reflection Journal (20%)

ASSIGNMENT #4:

Reflection Journal (20%) Due Dates: on or before Friday April 3rd 2020 by 11:59PM Purpose: to promote self-reflective learning as per Indigenous ways of knowing and learning. Format: Students will self-select three units in the course and write a minimum 2.5-paged apaformatted journal entry for each self-selected week responding to the following; Emotional Process – how do you feel about this week’s topic and how did you feel while you were reviewing the course materials and engaging in the online discussion? Mental Process – how did the course materials and the discussion change your perspectives on (or evolve your thinking around) Indigenous Peoples in Canada, about Canada itself, and/or about yourself and the profession your studying to become after graduation? Spiritual Process – how did you connect with others in your class this week during the online discussion? How did this week’s topic connect with you? How has your connection to yourself or others changed as a result of this week? Physical Process – what are your next steps as a result of this week? How will you apply this new learning and new knowledge to your life or to your profession after graduation, particularly with regards to being an Ally with and for Indigenous Peoples? Use specific and provide clear practical examples. Page 6 of 8 Grading Criteria for Each Entry: Critical Self-Reflection (8 marks): depth of authentic engagement with one’s learning process; ability to discuss how the materials, topics, discussions encouraged the Student to re-examine or challenge their values, assumptions, and/or belief systems about themselves, others, and/or Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Practical Application (8 marks) clear examples of how the knowledge from the learning process will be applied in practical ways to one’s personal life or professional work especially when it comes to being an Ally with/for Indigenous Peoples. Plenty of IStatements and clear, practical, and specific examples to articulate their next steps. Integration of Course Materials and Online Group Discussion (8 marks): Demonstration of ability to integrate course material and online group discussions into learning process rather than simply restating what was read, watched, or reviewed. Apa Referencing, Clarity, Organization, and Assignment Requirements (6 marks) Adherence to assignment requirements (2.5 pages per entry and at least 2 internal sources from the course readings, videos, or websites from that week), fulfilment of apa-referencing and formatting, and clarity, structure, and organization (it is highly recommended that students utilize sub-headings – no longer than a few words or one line of text – for each section of each entry to help organize their work) Dropbox: please upload the assignment to the appropriate drobox on D2L as a Microsoft Word or PFD document only. Google docs and links will not be accepted for marking. Label: please label the assignment as FirstName_LastNameInitial -120-Journal. For example; Sara_M-120-Jorunals. Late Penalties: this assignment is subject to a -5% penalty for each 24-hour period it is late, up to a maximum of one week (after which time the assignment will be marked as 0), unless otherwise agreed upon with your Instructor in advance. For issues related technology, Students are expected to email the assignment to the Instructor, resolve the matter with Camosun’s Technical Support, and then upload the assignment to the appropriate dropbox for official grading.

ASSIGNMENT #5:

Pictorial Analysis of Colonization and Reconciliation (35%) Due Dates: on or before Wednesday April 8th 2020 by 11:59PM **note, due to the short turnaround time between when this assignment is due, and when grades need to be submitted to Camosun College, there will be no extensions permitted for this assignment. As such, please note that assignments handed-in after Friday April 10th 11:59PM will be marked as 0**. Format: Students will submit an 4-6 paged apa-formatted critical analysis (plus title page and reference page) presenting two self-selected images/photos/creative works – one representing truth-telling and colonization and the other representing reconciliation. Grading Criteria: Critical Analysis (15 marks / 7.5 marks per image): Ability to integrate and analyze course materials and online discussions in relation to how the images represent truthtelling and colonization; and reconciliation. Page 7 of 8 Being an Ally (10 marks): a detailed discussion outlining how students will apply this information as an Ally working with and alongside Indigenous Peoples. Use of IStatement and incorporation of clear and practical examples to demonstrate next steps. Apa Referencing, Clarity, Organization, and Assignment Requirements (10 marks) Adherence to assignment requirements (4-6 pages per and at least 8 internal sources from the course readings, videos, or websites), fulfilment of apa-referencing and formatting, and clarity, structure, and organization (it is highly recommended that students utilize subheadings – no longer than a few words or one line of text – for each section of each entry to help organize their work)