SCFD 6983 Indigenous Survivance and Education Part II
Areej Mansour PhD student in Learning, Design, and Technology College of Education & Human Sciences Oklahoma State University
What are the key themes and concepts that come to mind when reflecting on our reading?
"Yet it remains important to recognize that even when these Native American units appear to be "factual" and "research" oriented, they reflect and reproduce deep-seated colonial discourses that participate in a larger curricular project of erasure and objectification" p. 123
"This scope of this miseducation becomes overwhelming as I think of this unit being reproduced in various ways thousands of classrooms around the country" p. 122
"When children cannot find themselves reflected in the books they read, or when the images they see are distorted, negative, or laughable, they learn a powerful lesson about how they are devalued in the society of which they are part" p. 121
What are your impressions of the outcomes produced by ChatGPT in relation to the text?
The Power of Storytelling
What role does storytelling play in communicating the ideas in the text? How do you envision incorporating storytelling in your research or teaching methods?