Competencies: Literacy and Critical Thinking

Skills include the ability to think critically, use quantitative and qualitative reasoning, ability to apply the process of science (framing, inquiry and validation), ability to recognize core concepts across multiple disciplines and biocultural systems, understanding reflective tools and their importance to critical thinking ability to apply appropriate ethics, and writing skills as well as literature familiarity.

The following modules incorporate Literacy and Critical Thinking Skills.

To find modules incorporating other Core Concepts and Competencies, search here.

 

Literacy And Critical Thinking Skills- Ethnobiological Competencies
Resource Title Author Resource Type Website Link Level Discipline
Plant Family Characteristics Al Keali'I Chock Website, handouts https://sites.google.com/site/alkealiichock/Home/educational-module Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Wild plant foods Tamara Ticktin Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQVXGIq_Ybs&feature=youtube Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Digital Storytelling Gail Wagner Website https://sites.google.com/site/makingclassroommovies/home Undergraduate Other
Wikis in the Classroom Gail Wagner Website https://sites.google.com/site/wikisbystudents/home Undergraduate Other
Quantitative Ethnobotany Kim Bridges, Will McClatchey Syllabus https://sites.google.com/site/uhmquantitativeethnobotany/ Graduate
Spice Twister Will McClatchey Teaching module, website https://sites.google.com/site/willmcclatchey/Home/curriculum-modules/spice-twister Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Ethnobotany segue to Biotechnology Dave Reedy Teaching module, website https://sites.google.com/site/seguestoscience/segues/biotechnology Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Local Market Survey: Group Project on Food Diversity & Crop Origins Teaching module, website https://sites.google.com/site/tropicalethnobotany/market-survey-course-project Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Opening Oli Samuel M. `Ohukani`ōhi`a Gon III Video https://sites.google.com/site/introtoethnobotanyvideos/home/e-kne-au-loli-ka-honua-pule-huluulu-ai Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
The Biogeography of Dinner Nanci Ross Teaching module, website https://sites.google.com/site/biogeographyofdinner/ Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Exploring Plants in our Lives: Useful Plants on the Prairie Pat Harrison Lesson Plan, document http://www.brit.org/webfm_send/124 K-12 Botany
Traditional Ecological Knowledge Valentina Savo Website, Prezi https://prezi.com/i32frlryos7q/tek/ Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Developing an Ethnobiological Conservation Reserve Laura Shiels Website https://sites.google.com/site/herbalmagik/Home/teaching-modules/developing-an-ethnobiological-conservation-reserve Undergraduate Advanced Ethnobiology
Medical Ethnobotany Daniela Dutra Website https://sites.google.com/a/brit.org/medical-ethnobotany/ Undergraduate Medical Ethnobotany
Polictics, IPs, and Universities Janna Rose Website https://sites.google.com/site/jannalrose/home/classes-to-teach/politics-ips-and-universities Undergraduate Ethics
Medical Ethnobotany University of Hawaii Website https://sites.google.com/site/medicalethnobotany/ Undergraduate Medical Ethnobotany
Sunflower Debate Assignment Eve Emshwiller Activity, document https://docs.google.com/a/brit.org/document/d/1tPAHm9s0h9bShwejlJ-zWAy6G2aUWweA-zbCb0QtEio/edit Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Cultures and Medicinal plants Sofia Vougioukalou Syllabus https://docs.google.com/a/brit.org/document/d/1LrSuFRo_x8nAEg8vZ8Vzz2J5mMs5GLJPzv4GdrXl_XA/edit Undergraduate Medical Ethnobotany
Is Guaiacum Sanctum Effective Against Arthritis? An Ethnobotany Case Eric Ribbens, Barbra Burdett, Angela Green Case Study http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=178&id=178 Undergraduate Ethics
Cancer Cure or Conservation: A question of health for humans and the ecosystem Pauline Lizotte, Gretchen Knapp Case Study http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=198&id=198 Undergraduate Botany
The case of a Tropical Disease and its Treatment: Science, Society, and Economics Catherine Santanello, Jennifer Rehq Case Study http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=320&id=320 Undergraduate Ethics
Mildred Using Plants: Medincinal Value of Plants Luanna Prevost, Paula Lemons Case Study http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=616&id=616 Undergraduate Botany
The Ethnobotany of Invasions and Invaders: Cultural Consequences of Non-native invasive species Natalie Walsh Presentation https://docs.google.com/a/brit.org/file/d/0B6kZcBxUaY3eZDc2NDJhNTAtNzg2YS00MTZmLWE4OTktYTE1YWI2MmU3ZWM2/edit?authkey=CKSO57cD Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Canoe Plants: Five Pacific Trees Al Keali'i Chock Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=norWW4-j-QI&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Taxonomy Will McClatchey Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJPl1NQhXXo&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Crops in Pacific Island Cultures Will McClatchey Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOpnHc4xj9k&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Origins of Agriculture Will McClatchey Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MbgGDGhZ-E&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Pacific Crops: Lapita toolkits Will McClatchey Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKG5QlkJg7k&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Spices and Herbs Tamara Ticktin Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVkiQKeET4c&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Stimulating beverages Tamara Ticktin Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qMJx_6pfRo&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Chinese medicine (Yeong) Han Lau Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFuTeWHY640&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Hawaiian Health Care Will McClatchey & Levon Ohai Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTLCHAVdM_Q&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Herbal remedies Will McClatchey Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79_TDHLvwPA&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Polynesian Herbal Medicine W. Art Whistler Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0NvX6IQ4pQ&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Rotuman Health Care Will McClatchey Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hyjom90gY78&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Origins of Plant Uses: Mythology as Truth Will McClatchey Video https://youtu.be/A5js7pIP510 Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Awa and Conservation in Botanical Gardens Kawika Winter & Will McClatchey Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ma0TChb0T3A&feature=youtu.be Undergraduate Introduction to Ethnobotany
Advanced Ethnobotany Kim Bridges, Will McClatchey Syllabus https://sites.google.com/site/advancedethnobotany/Home Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Economic Botany Sunshine Brosi Syllabus http://www.frostburg.edu/fsu/assets/File/dept/biol/undergraduate/ethnobotany/Economic Botany Syllabus 2013 Final(1).pdf Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Ethnobotany: Plants and Peoples Gail Wagner Syllabus https://sites.google.com/site/anth213ethnobotany/home Undergraduate Ethnobotany, Anthropology
Ethnoecology Gail Wagner Syllabus https://sites.google.com/site/anth525ethnoecology/home Undergraduate Ethnobotany, Anthropology
Field Botany Melinda Ostraff syllabus http://biology.byu.edu/Portals/2/docs/Syllabi/Fall 2012/12FBio235-M. Ostraff.pdf Undergraduate Ethnobotany, botany
Food, health, and society Cassandra Quave syllabus https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_tf7uJlYr5rdHRYcFJDTTBfbVk/view?usp=sharing Undergraduate Ethnobotany
Introductory ethnobotany Anthony Amend syllabus https://sites.google.com/site/introductoryethnobotany/Home/description Undergraduate ethnobotany
Hawaiian Ethnobotany Al Keali'I Chock syllabus https://sites.google.com/site/hawaiianethnobotany/ Undergraduate ethnobotany
Ethnobotany Eve Emshwiller syllabus https://www.academia.edu/1737802/Ethnobotany_course_syllabus_and_assignments_for_2009 Graduate Ethnobotany
Pulp Fiction: The Science of Papermaking Karen Hall video, handouts, lab http://econboted.econbot.org/index.php?P=FullRecord&ID=512 Undergraduate Ethnobotany