Interdisciplinaryreflection and communication: al Assessment Aboriginalpeople


Thereadings posed interdisciplinary challenge since the nature ofdisciplinarily is informed by history of discipline in question.Disciplinarily impacts on environment assessment in many ways.Academic journals, subject associations and conference forms across-institutional link that reproduces or produces the discipline.Through time, students are aligned to the discipline. They get asense of history for the discipline. In regard to environmental lawand policy in Canada that presents a polished and a clear content forcollege and universities, there is a challenge of greater coverageand focus on recent policy and legislation issues and the new studyfeatures a great deal of change in the area of policy and law in therecent past.

Thereadings posed a challenge since the scientists the author may havebeen trained to use certain language and adopt a methodological andanalytical constructs that have accumulated in that discipline. Itconstitutes a form of socialization, professional in nature andserves imperative part of the training experience though it can haveobstacles to interdisciplinary research. The problem also exists inthat the two disciplines are rediscovering the discoveries of oneanother since they have diverse names for them. Communicating throughthis two disciplines needs a lot of hard work to understand and teachthe language (Lambrecht, 2013).

Anotherchallenge is the intellectual turf where the intellectual effortsbring the researchers having diverse expertise. Pride in one methodsand discipline can be instilled when reflecting on the two studies.Consequently, students must appreciate and understand the limitationand value of their own methods and the methods of others.Relationship among the team members may also affect the productivityof the studies

Thediscipline of the student in response to the subject

Thediscipline of the student over time plays a pivotal role in theapproach of the readings. Over a period of time, the students arealigned to the discipline. They gain a sense of history for the givendiscipline. They learn the key players in the discipline and will bealigned to the journals in their discipline. In the readings, somewill be aligned to key journals where in some cases they have toprove their credentials to the professionals outside theirinstitution. The teaching staff in turn assesses the students inregard to socialization to the discipline(Paul, Lucas, Gibson, Pickfield, &amp Williams, 2015).

Thus,the concept of interdisciplinary teaching of students is dependent onthe disciplinarily itself. Effective research and interdisciplinaryteaching cannot occur without a strong discipline base. Nevertheless,sometimes organizational and disciplinary boundaries can limitdevelopment of interdisciplinary courses. This is the case when staffoperates in isolation. The discipline of the student presents aneffective integration of readings and writings of the class work thushelping them to build on what they have previously learnt. Thefoundational principle for making reading integral is dependent onthe discipline of the student to emphasize on the idea that knowledgehas a practical use outside the school. Examples and analogies fromthe readings can set a positive emotional, social and an intellectualclimate which motivate the student to be more disciplined (Lambrecht,2013).

Sincethe readings is a cognitive process, both readings help the studentmake sense of environmental assessment and policy development foraboriginal people. The discipline enables them to have a betterconnection to synthesize on course content and assessment of newinformation herein. In order to have an effective reading, disciplinewill enable the student understand how to read effectively andidentify other discipline specific readings. It allows foropportunities of practice and present feedback which fostersintegration of the readings in regard to environmental assessment andaboriginal people (Lambrecht, 2013). Discipline will enable thestudent improve on their technical literacy that is derived fromdiverse points of view, present appropriate challenge level andallows enough time for practice.

Comparisonof the student own discipline reflected in the readings

Inreading the text, the concept and explanation will give the student aprerequisite to compare the background of law. The division of thechapters to thematic structure is helpful in including the evolutionand legal framework, integrated approaches, regulatory regime and theaspects of environmental rights. Through a thorough overview of thesubject, the reading presents a fabulous resource. It presents theCanada cutting edge on environmental assessment and imperative toeveryone who needs a better comprehension of how the environmentallaw works.

Thediscipline of the student in regard to the aboriginal consultationhas a general framework for consultation duty. This gives thestudents the discipline to accommodate their concerns overdevelopment of resource. The discipline of the student proposes arobust and an integrated model for resource planning for extractionof natural resources thus allowing the industry, government,aboriginal people, courts and tribunals to make the necessarycontribution in the context of environmental protection andsustainable development.

Thepolicy development in regard to historical and modern treaty andaboriginal rights presents a regulatory review. The disciplineenables the student appraise the fundamental principle for SupremeCourt jurisprudence defining aboriginal accommodation andconsultations. The discipline offers general conclusions on thepractical utility and the outstanding challenges that are involved inintegral paradigm shift(Paul, Lucas, Gibson, Pickfield, &amp Williams, 2015).


Lambrecht,K. N. (2013). Aboriginalconsultation, environmental assessment, and regulatory review inCanada(Vol. 66). University of Regina Press

Paul,M., Lucas, A., Gibson, R. B., Pickfield, P., &amp Williams, J.(2015). Anintroduction to environmental law and policy in Canada.Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications.