Category: Études de cycles supérieurs

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 …

Artefacts: Self-Guided 1

Artefacts: Self-Guided 1 – Sterilization as Law and Practice Timing: 45 minutes Mode: In-class; online Sterilization legislation in Alberta was a legal response to broadly-held eugenicist ideas which understood the larger social good to be dependant on limiting the reproductive capacity of certain citizens.  This set of historical documents and audio commentary allows students to …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: Peer-Directed Learning

Artefact Evaluation: Peer-Directed Learning Timing: 45 minutes Mode: In-class; Online After your students have viewed the documentary, use the following questions as prompts for discussion.  Set up different areas in the classroom (or on the course learning management system) as laid out below with questions on a large sheet of paper and markers for students …

Artefacts: Self-Guided

Artefacts: MPA – Self-Guided Timing: 45 Minutes (flexible) Mode: In-class; Online The 36-minute Canadian documentary The Inmates Are Running the Asylum: Stories from MPA, is an excellent learning tool for exploring advocacy, activism and promising mental health practice.  Early MPA members still feel passionate about the group that they founded and wanted to make a …