Category: Études collégiales

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 …

Components: Self-Guided

Components: Self-Guided Timing: 10 Minutes Mode: In-class; Online Irit Shimrat’s short video illuminates both the extreme loss of self that is characteristic of emotional and mental crisis and the potential for personal resiliency in difficult circumstances. Educators and learners can use this component to explore patient-practitioner relationships and the potential for different approaches to healing. …

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 …

Evaluate: Responding / Working Through

Artefact Evaluation: Mo-Vay’s Way – Responding and Working Through Timing: 15 minutes Mode: In-class; Online MoVay’s Way allows students to engage with complex ideas in an open and innovative way. Students can being by watching the puppet show. Free writing, in response to the puppet show, is a good way to motivate your students to …

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 …