Name your assignment file as follows: course number_your surname_assignment number_date. For example, if your name is John Smith and you are submitting Assignment 3, name your file: HIST 3991_Smith_Assignment3_14June2014. How to submit your assignment (PDF) Note
Keep a copy of your assignment before sending it to your Open Learning Faculty Member for evaluation so you can refer to your assignment during a telephone or email discussion with your Open Learning Faculty Member. Also, in the unlikely event that your assignment is lost, you will have an extra copy of your work. Many student writing manuals today suggest that students keep copies of all early drafts of their work as well, to protect themselves against mistaken charges of plagiarism. As soon as you have submitted your assignment, and while waiting for your Open Learning Faculty Member to return it, begin the next module. When your marked assignment is returned, review your Open Learning Faculty Member’s comments and queries. Take the time to carefully go over the marked assignment. If necessary, reread sections of the textbook or unit commentary that gave you trouble. What lessons can you apply to your next assignment? Phone your Open Learning Faculty Member if you have any questions or problems. Your Open Learning Faculty Member is responsible for the grade you receive on an assignment. If you disagree with a mark, discuss it with your Open Learning Faculty Member
right away. Also, the Open Learning Faculty Member alone decides whether you may or may not rewrite and assignment. You should know, however, that it is not customary to allow revisions of already graded work unless you make a formal appeal. This is why telephone contact with your Open Learning Faculty Member before assignment submission is important—particularly if you are having difficulty Assignment Instructions This assignment is worth 12% of your final grade. There are two parts, short and long answer questions related to your course readings. Short Answer Questions In four or five sentences, briefly answer five of the following questions. Ten marks each.
1. How did Gifford Pinchot’s concept of conservation differ from John Muir’s concept of preservation? John Muir is in Nash Roderick`s “Hetch Hetchy”.2. From Chapter 9 (Death of the Organic City) of Steinberg’s book, outline the social, cultural, and environmental factors motivated or prompted the conservation movement.3. Based upon the Peter Gillis’s and Thomas Roach’s article in what ways did U.S. conservationists influence the conservation movement in Canada?4. From the article by Ted Binnema and Melanie Niemi and the Nathaniel Langford the superintendent of Yellowstone National Park, outline the differing views on “squatters” and aboriginals.5. Analyze the links between “wilderness” as an idea and the exclusion of Aboriginal and rural Euro-Americans from parks in the nineteenth century in William Cronon’s essay.
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