From this unit onward, all readings in this schedule must be completed by the day under which they are listed. This requirement is assessed via TRAs, homework and End-of-Unit Challenges throughout the semester. --> Accessing the Readings
CAUTION: I reserve the right to make revisions to on-line materials prior to their discussion in class at the relevant point in the semester. Therefore WAIT until that time to print out scenarios and reading guides.
Introductory Unit: Asia, Cultural History, & Team-Based Learning
|Tue, Jan 28||
personal introductions & open inquiry: "what is learning?"
review of this course content site
|Thu, Jan 30||
"Start of Term Survey"
(1) review of personal learning goals & collection of individual student details for team formation
(2) take trial Team Readiness Assessment (TRA)
(1) PRINT question #8-13 from "Start of Term Survey"
and ***BRING TO CLASS***
(2) STUDY key concepts in these overviews for the trial TRA:
(3) OPTIONAL--> READ the Introductory Scenario & BROWSE on-line information regarding Hmong shamanic traditions:
|Tue, Feb 4||
trial Application Exercise (ApEx),
Q & A re: homework for the Application Exercise
LOCATE EXAMPLES from & BEGIN ANNOTATING these **ONLINE** historical records (click links below to access) to address the Scenario homework. (Use the introductory Reading Guide & EB links below to get oriented to the readings.)
|Thu, Feb 6||
trial End-of-Unit Challenge
**bring Scantron #815e**
FINISH ANNOTATING & REVIEW the same **ONLINE** historical records (click links below to access), oriented by the Reading Guide, to prepare for the trial End-of-Unit Challenge:
IMPORTANT: annotations should include information about terms marked with asterisks (*) in the Reading Guide, which must be drawn from these **ONLINE** EB articles (click links below to access) and will be assessed in at least one of the multiple choice questions.
WARNING: make sure that you use these links to access EB; going through the library's database page may lead to different material, which will likely confuse you when preparing for TRA.
CONSIDER additional materials for OPTIONAL trial Extra Credit (*20 points*)