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EDF6155 Module Three – Culture and Development Part 1 required for all contracts Parts 2 & 3 required for “A” Contracts only Module

Completion schedule Response

Points

3, pt. 1

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Submit as Assignment on Assignment Three Culture & Development

100

3, pt. 2

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Post on Discussion: Culture & Development

25

3, pt. 3

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Replies to Discussion posting 3 required 5 points 15 per post Responses will not be accepted if more than one day after due date. Ten (10) points per day deducted for late posting. The purpose of Module 3 is to explore the concepts of culture in a general way and specifically culture as related to human development. APA Editorial Style (See syllabus for APA editorial style sites) is recommended, but not required for this assignment. However, citations & references must be complete, that is, contain all of the elements identified in the APA editorial style requirements.

Do not submit part 1 as attachment only. Submit assignment in Assignment Submission Window. Add attachment (Word.doc only) so that formatting, etc., can be checked if necessary. Click on Assignments. Click on Assignment Three – Culture & Development Submit in Assignment Window. Add Word.doc attachment. CULTURE Is there really a relationship between culture & development? Mbakogu, I.A., (2004). Anthropologist, 7(1) 37-43. http://www.krepublishers.com/02-Journals/T-Anth/Anth-06-0-000-000-2004-Web/Anth-061-001-090-2004-Abst-PDF/Anth-06-1-037-043-2004-Mbakogu/Anth-06-1-037-043-2004Mbakogu.pdf Culture: Locate and review reliable academic sources related to defining and discussing, with understanding, the concept of Culture. Reflect on the information and be prepared to define culture in an understandable way. Also, explore Culture Debate in the U.S. See sites listed below: http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/anthropology/courses/122/module1/culture.html


Culture: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Note: Wikipedia is not acceptable as a scholarly source. I am providing this site to serve as an example of a compilation of ideas. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture The Culture Debate in the U.S.: Whose Culture Is This, Anyway? http://www.wsu.edu/gened/learn-modules/top_culture/culture-definitions/whose-text.html CULTURE AND DEVELOPMENT Review textbook pages 66-70 beginning with The Cultural Context. Review other material in textbook related to Culture and Development (see index) as time permits. Culture, Somas, and Human Development http://www.sonoma.edu/users/w/warmotha/awculture.html At the above site, read the article DO THE FOLLOWING Respond by clicking on Assignments Post your response on Assignment Three - Culture and Development At the top of the response, provide your name. Formatting: Be sure to preview and edit before you post. Label and number as indicated below. There must be spaces between the sections and sub-sections and all sections and sub-sections paragraphed (double spaced) as appropriate. 1. Culture: Write a definition of culture that demonstrates a working understanding of the concept. *Provide at least two sources, in addition to the textbook (textbook is optional), to support your definition. In your response, briefly address the following ideas related to culture: culture trait, enculturation, societal grounding. (approx. 100-150 words minimum) 2. The Culture Debate in the U.S.: Whose Culture Is This, Anyway? After reviewing the related website above and other sources you may wish to locate, write a brief statement about the culture debate in the U.S. The statement should be objective and not represent your personal biases (approx. 150-250 words). Citations and references should be included. Minimally, the website above should be cited and listed as a reference. 3. Culture and Development: After reviewing the textbook, related websites above, and other sources you may wish to locate, write a summary of the most important ideas related to culture and development you learned from the material. You should have a minimum of three (3) important ideas all related to culture and development (approx. 75-100 words per idea). You may use a bulleting style for this section. Provide citations and references as appropriate. Textbook should be included as reference and should be cited. (correct way to reference the textbook: Berk, L. E. (2010). Development through the lifespan (5th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon) 4. *References: List references of all sources you used to completing items 1, 2, & 3 above. APA Editorial style is not required, but is strongly recommended. Whereas APA editorial style


was not required for this submission, if APA editorial style was not used, the system followed should be equivalent. References and citations must be complete. *References & citations: Scholarly work requires that you give credit for all ideas obtained from external sources. Provide citations & references as appropriate. All cited sources must be listed as references and all references must be cited. Double space between references. Assignment Three, Part 1 Formatting: Sections must be labeled and numbered with double spaces between the sections and sections paragraphed as appropriate. (Be sure to preview and edit before you post.) Label and number each response exactly as below: Your Name 1. Culture: Definition (provide label) a. culture trait (provide label) b. enculturation (provide label) c. societal grounding (provide label) 2. The Culture Debate in the U.S.: Whose Culture Is This, Anyway? 3. Culture and Development - Important Ideas (3 required) a. (provide label) b. (provide label) c. (provide label) 4. References (APA editorial or equivalent) Add Word.doc attachment in addition to submitting in submission window. Suggest you compose in a word processing program and copy and paste into the Assignment submission window. Before submitting, make sure you double space between all sections and sub-sections. Also, double space between references. Be sure to preview and edit your word.doc document before submitting. After submitting into the submission window, add an attachment as a Word.doc so that all formatting can be preserved. Evaluation Criteria for Assignment Three Part 1 APA Style is strongly urged, but not required for this assignment. Assignments more than one day late or submitted at incorrect location will be not be accepted. 10 point deduction for late submission


1. Culture:

Definition meets criteria (demonstrates working understanding of concept) & information presented is relevant & appropriate

1a. Culture - related ideas

Ideas of culture trait, enculturation, & societal grounding labeled and addressed

1b. Citations (support for information)

Information is supported with citations from appropriate sources. Minimum 2 sources plus textbook (text is optional)

1c. Citations provided.

Citations APA style or equivalent

2.. Culture Debate

Information presented is relevant & appropriate

2a. Culture Debate

Objective - not representative of personal bias

2b. Citations (support for information)

Information is supported with citations from appropriate sources.

2c. Citations provided.

APA style or equivalent

3. Culture & Development

Information presented is relevant & appropriate

3a. Citations (support for information)

Information is supported with citations from appropriate sources. Minimum 2 sources plus textbook.

3b. Citations provided.

APA style or equivalent

4. References

References are from appropriate sources.

4a. References provided

References APA style or equivalent - must be complete and accessible

5. Professional writing style

Writing scholarly & professional (not conversational)

6 Organization

Response organized & thought process is logical

7. Grammar

Correct grammar

8. Spelling

Correct spelling

9. Formatting

Sections and sub-sections are labeled; double spaced and paragraphed as required

*Note: Check carefully after you copy and paste into the submission window. Check that you have double spaced between sections and paragraphs.

Parts 2 & 3 required for “A� contracts only Parts 2 & 3 are associated with an asynchronous discussion. Posting by due dates and time is critical to the success of the discussion. Part 2 Do This - Post on Discussion: Culture & Development, Module 3 - pts 2 & 3 Post on Discussion: Culture & Development, the information you composed for section 3 Culture & Development above. You can copy, paste, and edit the information you created


into the Discussion. That is, what you post into the Discussion is the information you created for section 3 of the Assignment (Part 1) you submitted. NOTE: Attend to the Format. Preview and edit before posting. Format as follows: Culture and Development - Important Ideas (3 required) a. (provide label) b. (provide label) c. (provide label) Part 3 Do This - Replies Post a reply to a minimum of 3 posts on the Discussion: Culture & Development Replies should address one of the important ideas in the original message. Format as follows: (Label and number as below) 1. Label the idea that you are addressing (take the information from the original post). 2. Agree/Disagree/Challenge 3. Discuss/Points of interest/Additional insights The purpose of Parts 2 & 3 is to have you interact with each other and stimulate exchange and ideas about the topic.


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