Fall 2019 - FNST 301 D100
Issues in Applied First Nations Studies Research (3)
Class Number: 3994
Delivery Method: In Person
Involves a survey and examination of method, theory and related topics associated with contemporary First Nations Studies research in applied contexts. Ethical conduct and protocols for working within First Nations communities are reviewed.
The course examines the methods and best practices that are germane to First Nations Studies. It focuses on particular areas such as material culture, archival, library and electronic sources of information related to Aboriginal People. Assignments throughout the duration of the course will help students develop their skill sets for constructing professional style, formal research report.
- Late Term Exam 20%
- Book Review 10%
- Research Abstract 10%
- Bibliography 10%
- Preliminary Research Report 10%
- Final Research Report 30%
- Research Report Presentation 10%
FNST 101 or 201w.
Tilley, Susan A. (2016) Doing respectful research: Power, privilege and passion. Fernwood Publishing, Winnipeg, 284 pp.
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