For this Assessment, you will answer a series of short answer questions to demonstrate your understanding of the key tenets of indigenous practices and beliefs.
Before submitting your Assessment, carefully review the rubric. This is the same rubric the assessor will use to evaluate your submission, and it provides detailed criteria describing how to achieve or master the Competency. Many students find that understanding the requirements of the Assessment and the rubric criteria help them direct their focus and use their time most productively.
Achievement vs. Mastery of the Competency
- Mastery of this Competency means that 80% or more of the rows have been assessed as Exceeds Expectations and no rows have been assessed as Does Not Meet Expectations.
- Achievement of this Competency means that all rows are assessed at Meets Expectations or above (but lower than the 80% threshold required for Mastery).
Assessment of Individual Rubric Rows
In order to achieve Meets Expectations for a particular row of the rubric, you must have adequately completed all criteria in that row. This means that you have addressed all required elements to the required level of quantity and/or quality.
In order to achieve Exceeds Expectations for a particular row of the rubric, you must have adequately completed all criteria in the row, and in addition, your response must reflect a depth and breadth of knowledge and expertise. Examples of this include—but are not limited to—the following:
- You provide additional, specific, and/or particularly relevant examples to illustrate points made.
- You seamlessly incorporate your original thoughts and diverse, credible, and relevant academic sources, when applicable, to express your viewpoint or develop a persuasive argument.
- You demonstrate a deeper understanding of the subject that draws from discipline-specific knowledge and theory and incorporates the viewpoints of a diverse set of business and management thought leaders.
- You draw additional connections between multiple, complex topics to support your explanations.
- You are able to apply your knowledge in unique, creative, and/or innovative ways.
- You thoroughly break down concepts into simpler parts and use your understanding of business to make connections.
- Your analysis is insightful and original.
- You design processes, products, and/or solutions that are creative, high-quality, and innovative.
- You consider diverse perspectives and relevant social, ethical, and business-related issues when proposing new ideas or formulating judgments.
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Note: Indigenous Religions
Indigenous religions are vast in number and vary greatly in different regions of the world. Animism, Pantheism, and Shamanism are just three examples of indigenous religions. These religions place great importance on ancestors and oral tradition. They look more to leadership within the religious community to provide guidance, rather than religious texts like many Western Religions. For this assessment, you will consider what you have explored in this Competency related to rituals, connections between the material and spiritual worlds, and the importance of oral traditions.