Educ 1100 Human Diversity & PEA 299 Intercultural Understanding and Competence: Spring 2004 - Vaxjo University: Kajsa Higgins & Helen Mongan-Rallis

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Educ Human Diversity & PEA 299 Intercultural Understanding and Competence: Course Schedule

Note: This is a tentative schedule and may be adjusted at different points during the course. Additional readings and items to prepare for class will be added under the "Read/prepare for class" column as the semester progresses, so it is important that you check the schedule each week for any changes and updates. This page was last updated on March 8, 2004

Date
Time Room Topic(s) Read/Prepare for class Assignments due

Jan
T 20

 12-15  H1207
  • Welcome to Sweden
  • Ice breaker activities
  • Writing activity about yourself
Nothing to prepare.There will be an in-class writing activity.

W 21
 13-17  H1207  Personal data sheet [turn in at start of class]
TH 22
 12-16  H1414
  • Swedish language
  • Swedish traditions
See PEA Paper 1: Read the book Crawfish, Maypoles and Lucia and complete PEA Paper 1  PEA Paper 1
F 23
 9-12  B124
  • Swedish language
  • Human diversity: Education that is Multicultural
  • Reading: Why Rethink Columbus (handout)
  • We have no reason to celebrate invasion - an interview with Suzan Shown Harjo (handout)
  • A Barbie-Doll Pocahontas by Cornel Pewewardy (handout)
 HD Reflection paper #1
 M 26
 12-15  H1414
  • The Swedish school system
  • Swedish language
Read the LPO 94 and The Swedish School System/Child Care in Sweden. Complete PEA Paper 2   PEA Paper 2
 T 27
 12-15  H1414
  • Swedish language
Read Sweden and Swedes. Complete PEA Paper 3   PEA Paper 3
 W 28
 13-17  H1207  
 TH 29
     No class
 F30
     No class
Feb
M 2
Secondary school visits
T 3
Secondary school visits
W 4
Secondary school visits
TH 5
Secondary school visits
 F 6
 12-15  H1414
  • See overview of today's class
  • Human diversity:
    • Preparing for Interview assignment: Learning About Another Person's Culture
    • Racism
    • White privilege
    • Preparing for media analysis assignment
 
M 9 
     Day care and other school visit: 9:30 - 11:00 Birka Preschool; 13:00-15:00 Waldorf School. HD Reflection paper #2
 T 10
 12-15  H1414 Read Children First. Complete  PEA Paper 4   PEA Paper 4
 W 11
 12-15  H1414

Human diversity:

  • Gender issues & sexism
  • Heterosexism and homophobia
 
 T 12
 13-17  H1211
  • Swedish language
  • Social structure and Swedish history
  HD Assignment Interview: Learning About Another Person's Culture
 F 13
     No class
 M 16
 12-15  K1081
  • The culture of teaching (combined class)
Review General Facts about Sweden and read Young Sweden.   PEA Paper 5
 T 17
 12-15  H1414
  • Swedish language
  • Film
   
 W 18
 13-15  HK1043
  • Teaching methods (combined class)
   
 T 19
     No class
 F 20
     No class
 M 23
 9-13  H1412
  • Children's literature - U Strangberg
Swedish Children's Books PEA Paper 6   PEA Paper 6
 T 24
 12-16  H1314
  • Astrid Lindgren & some of her books & films
  • Swedish language
Read Astrid Lindgren by Eva-Maria Metcalf and do PEA Paper 7   PEA Paper 7
W25 13-17 H1314
  • Human diversity:
    • Immigrant experiences
 
 T 26
 12-15  K1043
  • Swedish language (12:00 - 13:00)
  • Human Diversity:
    • Intolerance & xenophobia
    • Global issues
   
 F 27
no class HD Outside event analysis
 Mar
M 1
    Elementary school visits
T 2
    Elementary school visits
W 3
    Elementary school visits
TH 4
    Elementary school visits
F 5
    Elementary school visits
 M 8
 12-15  H1412
  • Follow up on school visits
  • Cultural workshop
 Do PEA Paper 8 in preparation for this Educational Seminar   PEA Paper 8
 T 9
 12-15   H1412
  • Special education - A. Palmgren
   
 W 10

12-17

  H1412
  • Swedish language 12-13:30
  • Multicultural Sweden 13:30-17:00
Read article by Annick Sjogrens in Language and Environment (more information to come) HD Media analysis
 TH 11
 12-15  
  • Swedish language 12- 12:40
  • Human diversity:
    • Synthesis:Creating culturally inclusive schools, classrooms, & lessons
    PEA Paper 9
 F 12
      No class
M 15 
      No class
T 16 
 12-15
H1214
  • Swedish test
   
 W 17
      No class
 T 18
      No class
 F 19
 12-15  H1214
 April 3
    Read a culture novel and write a summary.  Culture novel summary

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