Practice observation, analysis, and writing skills and to increase the student’s lived experience with artifacts from other cultures

Practice observation, analysis, and writing skills and to increase the student’s lived experience with artifacts from other cultures
Objective: Practice observation, analysis, and writing skills and to increase the student’s lived experience with artifacts from other cultures. The student will demonstrate an increased knowledge base related to practices of one other culture.

Process: The student willGo to Gilcrease or a similar Museum (closed on Mondays) andfind 2 fetishes, symbols or totems.

Student will write a scholarly paper that will discuss the beliefs and practices of this culture or ethnic group. The paper will be graded according to the included rubric.

_____10 Pts. Give a brief orientation to the cultures you are investigating

______5 Pts. Describe each object, symbol or fetish,

______20 Pts. Describe how the item would/could be used in a healing practice

______ 15 Pts. Create an argument in the claims and evidence format for each item

______ 10 Pts. support the healing practice described above with 2 scholarly sources.

_____ 5 Pts. A minimum of 5 References

______ 5 Pts. Include 2 reliable web addresses that reflect the culture or healing effect

_____ 20 Pts. Integration of course concepts and assigned readings

_____5 Pts. Format, MLA or APA style.
use the following books for your sources please:
Spector, R.E. (2013) Cultural Diversity in Health and Illness 8th Edition. Appleton & Lange.

Fontaine, K. (2015) Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Nursing Practice, 4rd Edition Prentice Hall

Examples of PDF selected readings that may be provided within the course

Graham, H. (1999) Complementary Therapies in Context: The Psychology of Healing. Stanford, Connecticut.

Loustaunau, M. and Sobo, E. (1997) The Cultural Context of Health, Illness and Medicine, Bergin & Garvey, West Port Connecticut.
and use the attached readings as well.

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