ANT 101 ENTIRE COURSE


Ask a Question

ANT 101 ENTIRE COURSE

Sale price $40.00 Regular price $80.00

ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 1 DQS

DQ 1
Cultural Universals

How does the identification of cultural universals impact our understanding of what it means to be human? How does the search for universals help us better understand human cultural behavior? What examples from your own culture can illustrate the ideas that our behaviors are impacted by our culture more than our biology? Use terminology from the text and ideas from your own life to support your answers.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, required and recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.


DQ 2

If You Were a Cultural Anthropologist

As a cultural anthropologist what might you propose to research and would it be an Ethnology or Ethnography? What methods would you use to gather your data? What potential issues may you face while conducting your fieldwork and how would you deal with them? Make sure you use proper terminology from your text in your post.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, required and recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.



ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 1 Quiz


To complete the following quiz, go to this week's Quiz link in the left navigation.
Week One Quiz

This quiz consists of 10 questions. The amount of time the quiz will take to complete will vary by individual



ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 2 DQS

DQ 1

Gender and Economy

Using Chapters 3 and 4 of the textbook as your guide, discuss the following:
The role of women in foraging and horticultural based societies
How a woman’s status is impacted by her participation in food procurement
How a woman’s status in these societies, compares to that of women in American society today

Remember to use terminology from the text as well as your own ideas.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, required and recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.



DQ 2


Exchange Systems

Using Chapters 3 and 4 of the textbook as your guide, address the following:
Identify and explain the major forms of reciprocity found in both Foraging and Horticultural societies and provide examples regarding how they impact the level of conflict found in these societies.
Consider the use of reciprocity in your own life and comment on its impact on the level of conflict/divisions in your own relationships.

Remember to use terminology from the text as well as your own ideas.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, required and recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.



ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 2 Quiz

To complete the following quiz, go to this week's Quiz link in the left navigation.
Week Two Quiz

This quiz consists of 10 questions. The amount of time the quiz will take to complete will vary by individual.







ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 2 Critical Thinking Paper – Kinship Organizations


To complete the following assignment, go to this week's Assignment link in the left navigation.
Critical Thinking Paper: Kinship Organizations

Kinship systems in Foraging and Horticultural based societies provide support for people in all stages of their life. Address the following in a two- to three-page paper:
Identify and describe the kinship system of one of the cultures listed below. These cultures are found in Chapters 3 and 4 of your text.
San
Australian Aborigines
Btsisi
Inuit of the Artic
Iroquois
Yanomamo
Briefly describe the culture and identify three specific examples of how the kinship system of the chosen culture impacts the way this culture behaves (i.e. thinks, acts, lives).
Compare this to your own society. Does kinship impact these same behaviors in your own life? Why or why not?
Your paper must be in APA (6th edition) format. If you would like to refer to APA samples and tutorials, log into the Ashford Writing Center (USER NAME: ashford; PASSWORD: student). Click on the ENG122” tab and review the resources in the “Week 5” section.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment


ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 3 DQS


DQ 1
Social Organization – Divorce

Describe the correlation between bride wealth and stability of marriage. How is your understanding of this relationship impacted by the status of women in pastoral societies?

Reflect on marriage in current North American societies. Is there pressure to stay with a spouse from members of our kinship groups? What factors contribute significantly to the stability of marriages in your culture? Use terminology from the text and ideas from your own life to support your answers.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.


DQ 2
Chiefdom in a Changing World

As we have learned, an emic perspective is the insiders understanding / perception of why a culture may do as they do while etic is the perspective of the outsider.

Explain the impact forced and voluntary conversion to Christianity has had on the leadership structure and social control of chiefdoms using one of these two perspectives in which to make your argument. Include specific examples and terminology from Chapter 6 to reinforce your point of view.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.



ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 3 Quiz


To complete the following quiz, go to this week's Quiz link in the left navigation.
Week Three Quiz

This quiz consists of 10 questions. The amount of time the quiz will take to complete will vary by individual.



ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 3 Rough Draft of Final Cultural Research Paper


To complete the following assignment, go to this week's Assignment link in the left navigation.
Rough Draft of Final Cultural Research Paper

To ensure you are properly prepared for your Final Cultural Research Paper in this course, you must complete a draft/outline that includes:
A culture from the list below:
The Batek of Malaysia
Mbuti
Enga
Semia
Huaorani of Ecuador
Nayar of India
Singapore
Tikopia of Melanesia
Basseri of Iran
Three scholarly research journals, ethnographies and ethnologies to be used as the primary sources of information.
Identification of the chosen cultures primary mode of subsistence. (Foragers, Horticulturalists, Pastoralists, Emerging Agriculturalists, Agrarian States or Industrialists)
Identification of the three aspects of culture which will be used in the Final Cultural Research Paper from the list below:
Kinship
Social organization
Political organization
Economic organization
Gender relations
Beliefs and Values
Sickness and Healing
Social Change
The above information should be presented in an outline and must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis and a properly formatted reference page. Do not submit a full eight- to ten-page draft at this time!

Your paper must be in APA (6th edition) format. If you would like to refer to APA samples and tutorials, log into the Ashford Writing Center (USER NAME: ashford; PASSWORD: student). Click on the ENG122” tab and review the resources in the “Week 5” section. If you would like to view material on creating an outline, click on the “Writing Resources” tab.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 4 DQS

DQ 1

Monumental Architecture

Reflect on the material you read on band, tribes, and states. Explain why monumental architecture is unique to cities. What do such displays imply about the socio- economic and political organization of the society that created it? Consider pieces of monumental architecture found in the United States. Identify one of these monuments and describe the message it sends to the world.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, required material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.


DQ 2

Economy and Colonialism

Apply what you have read in Chapter 8 regarding colonialism and the expansion of capitalism in modern industrial societies to the article, “Marketers Pursue the Shallow Pocketed.”

Is the information being discussed in this article another example of colonialism? Why or why not? Identify two potential positives and two negatives direct marketing of the poor has on people and their economies. What theory of development is most applicable to the expansion of global markets to poor, low income, and indigenous communities?

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, required material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.



ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 4 Quiz

To complete the following quiz, go to this week's Quiz link in the left navigation.
Week Four Quiz

This quiz consists of 10 questions. The amount of time the quiz will take to complete will vary by individual.

ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 5 DQ

DQ 1
Ethics in Anthropology

As noted, anthropology’s work with the military over the years has been wrought with controversy. Where do you stand on the issue regarding the use of anthropologists in intelligence gathering for the military? Can you come up with a compelling argument based on examples given in the text, your understanding of the ethical requirements of anthropologist, and from your own experiences /understanding of past and present military actions to take a stance on this issue? Please use concepts and terminology from the text.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.


DQ 2
Anthropology and Your Future

Consider issues that are current in our own society today. Where will the application of an anthropological perspective be most effective? Consider and describe how the study of anthropology and its unique perspectives on human cultural behavior will most benefit you in your life and future career. Please use concepts and terminology from the text.

Your initial response should be 150-200 words in length. Please support your claims with examples from the text, recommended material, and/or scholarly articles. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7.



ASHFORD ANT 101 Week 5 Final Cultural Research Paper

To complete the following assignment, go to this week's Research Paper link in the left navigation.
Final Cultural Research Paper

Throughout this course, we have learned that the primary mode of subsistence (how a culture makes a living) impacts many other aspects of cultural behavior and has been an effective way to organize thoughts and studies about culture. In order to demonstrate your understanding of subsistence modes and its impact on a culture and why a culture acts as it does, your final research paper will require you to:
Select a specific culture from the following list:
The Batek of Malaysia
Mbuti
Enga
Semia
Huaorani of Ecuador
Nayar of India
Singapore
Tikopia of Melanesia
Basseri of Iran

Use a minimum of three scholarly research journals, ethnographies and ethnologies as the primary sources of information.

Identify and classify the selected culture’s primary mode of subsistence. ( Foragers, Horticulturalists, Pastoralists, Emerging Agriculturalists, Agrarian States or Industrialists)

Analyze and explain the impact that the primary mode of subsistence of the selected culture has on at least three of the following aspects of culture:
Kinship
Social organization
Political organization
Economic organization
Gender relations
Beliefs and Values
Sickness and Healing
Social Change
The Final Cultural Research Paper must be eight to ten pages long and formatted according to APA (6th edition) standards. You may use the text as a source, but the text does not count toward the required three scholarly journal articles/ ethnographies/ ethnologies.

In Week Three, you are required to submit an introductory paragraph, thesis statement, an outline, and your properly formatted reference page with the required sources identified. At this point, you should have chosen your culture and identified its primary mode of subsistence.

Writing the Final Cultural Research Paper
The Research Paper:
Must be eight double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA (6th ed.) style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.
Must include a cover page that includes:
Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted
Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.
Must use at least three scholarly research journals, ethnographies and ethnologies, two of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library.
Must use APA (6th ed.) style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.
Must include, on the final page, a Reference Page that is completed according to APA (6th ed.) style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.
Must include parenthetical text citations for direct quotes and paraphrased material.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Questions & Answers

Have a Question?

Be the first to ask a question about this.

Ask a Question
 

Liquid error: Could not find asset snippets/sh_sbve-theme-snippet.liquid