Category: 30 mins

Artefact Evaluation: History’s Lessons 1

Artefact Evaluation: History’s Lessons – Part 1 Timing: 30 Minutes  Mode: In-class; Online Students often find policy difficult to understand and can struggle to comprehend how it directly impacts their day-to-day practice.  The short set of historical documents and 2 audio commentaries in Artefacts: Saskatchewan – Self-Guided can help them work these issues.  Shape your …

Artefact Evaluation: Strength Through Storytelling

Artefact Evaluation: Strength Through Storytelling Timing: 30 minutes Mode: In class; Online Strength Through Story-telling   (poetry, spoken word, cartooning) Question Man is really Answer Man, and Shimrat’s story is about finding answers and wellbeing within the self.  In a poem, spoken word or single-frame cartoon, and using the following questions as guides, have students depict …

Artefact Evaluation: Expressing Ideas in Art

Artefact Evaluation: Expressing Ideas in Art Timing: 30 Minutes  Mode: In-Class; Online An art intervention can be an original piece of art or an interaction with art that has been created by another person.  Exploring course content through the production of artistic interventions allows students to process information in a multimodal fashion. Ask students to look …

Artefact Evaluation: Mobile as Metaphor

Artefact Evaluation: MoVay’s Way – Mobile as Metaphor Timing: 30 Minutes, flexible Mode: Online MoVay’s Way is an art intervention, a nuanced call for broader approaches to wellbeing that value the spiritual, the social, and the physical.  MoVay’s creator is focusing on the importance of balance, and this learning activity invites students to consider the …

Artefact Evaluation: Visualizing Colonialism

Evaluate: Ya’Ya Heit – Visualizing Colonialism Timing: 30 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online Ask your students to research the concept of distal determinants of health, using all or a portion of Health Inequalities and Social Determinants of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health or another document. Assign your students to small groups and provide each group with appropriate online or in-class …

Artefact Evaluation: Sterilization Timeline

Artefact Evaluation: Sterilization Timeline Timing: 30 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online Use this Sterilization Timeline which tracks national and international events that determined Doreen Befus’ fate. Context is important in appreciating historical events, ideas and practices.  The history of sterilization and eugenics in Alberta, and the story of Doreen’s life,needs to be appreciated as part of …

Artefacts: Self-Guided 2

Artefacts: Self-Guided 2 – Doreen Befus Story Timing: 30 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online It is very difficult to uncover the voices and perspectives of the targets of eugenics legislation, but this set of resources shifts the focus from the political to the personal. A selection of the letters and photographs that Doreen Befus donated to …

Artefact Evaluation: Self-Guided

Artefact Evaluation: MPA – Self-Guided Learning Timing: 30 minutes, flexible Mode: In-class; Online Customize the station exercise outlined below into a 4-point response sheet that reflects your learning goals for the film and the time which you have available for this exercise.  Students watch the film, either in class or outside of class-time, and complete …

Artefact Evaluation: Capponi’s Journey

Artefact Evaluation: Capponi’s Journey Timing: 30 Minutes Mode: In-Class; Online Pat Capponi’s story depicts her boarding house journey as one from dislocation to empathy to activism. Students can explore a similar journey and develop empathic critical thinking skills and a set of ideas for a successful job interview at the same time.  Directing students to all …

Artefacts: Self-Guided

Artefacts: From Stigma to Action – Self-Guided Learning Timing: 30 Minutes Mode: In-Class; Online Living on the frontlines of community mental health during her stay at the Parkdale boarding house, Pat Capponi found an identity and a purpose in her Parkdale boarding house, creating coherence out of the chaos of early deinstitutionalization. What makes her …