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Unit One
Written Assignments

Internet essay on the world view of American popular culture

Learning Skills Assignments

Complex Definitions





Unit Two
Written Assignments

Short essay on the relationship between the human body or human agriculture and culture.

Learning Skills Assignments

Significance





Unit Three
Written Assignments

Defining Concepts Culturally: Gilgamesh the Hero

Learning Skills Assignments

Study Guides Part One: Topics





Unit Four
Written Assignments

Egyptian Underworld Thesis and Essay

Learning Skills Assignments

Study Guides Part Two: Thinking in Theses





Unit Five
Written Assignments

Introduction to literal reading: constructing a literal interpretation of Creation and the Tower of Babel

Learning Skills Assignments

Constructing knowledge, part one: reflective assignment on the difference between the literal and the interpretive; what are preconceived interpretations?





Unit Six
Written Assignments

Internet debate on the Hebrew notion of a state

Learning Skills Assignments

The Miracle Question, Part One





Unit Seven
Written Assignments

Polyphemos as the "Other"

Learning Skills Assignments

Applying analytical skills





Unit Eight
Written Assignments

Internet debate essay on Athenian democracy

Learning Skills Assignments

Constructing knowledge, part two: speculative essay on why some knowledge is preferred over others





Unit Nine
Written Assignments

Internet debate essay on Socrates

Learning Skills Assignments

Composing a study guide on pre-Socratic philosophy





Unit Ten
Learning skills assignment

Representing complex ideas. Short essay explaining two of the passages in a coherent, ordered way.





Unit Eleven
Written Assignments

Hellenism and Judaism
Learning skills assignment

Evaluating successes





Unit Twelve
Written Assignments

Internet discussion essay, "From Rome to Christianity"

Learning Skills Assignments

Learning from your successes





Unit Thirteen
Learning Skills Assignments

Applying your successes
Study Guides Part Three





Unit Fourteen
Written Assignments

Discussion essay on Confucianism and democracy

Learning Skills Assignments

Using knowledge: definition-based arguments.





Unit Fifteen
Written Assignments

Chinese Landscape Painting

Learning Skills Assignments

Visual Knowledge





Unit Sixteen
Learning Skills Assignments

Assessment: Learning to Negotiate Possibility





Unit Seventeen
Written Assignments

Internet discussion essay on Indian music

Learning Skills Assignments

Representing long, complex, book-length arguments: note-taking assignment on the Bhagavad Gita





Unit Eighteen
Written Assignments

Buddhism and Hinduism

Learning Skills Assignments

Study Guides: Building in Contrast





Unit Nineteen
Written Assignments

Library research projects due on Native Americans

Learning Skills Assignments

Evaluating sources: critiquing your research





Unit Twenty
Written Assignments

Internet discussion essay on Zen and Japanese landscape architecture





Unit Twenty-OneNinth Internet quiz: Paper due on Native American concept of the self based on any of the readings in The Native American Anthology

Learning Skills Assignments

Evaluating sources: critiquing the research of others





Unit Twenty-Two
Written Assignments

Research Project: Second world wide web research project due on traditional cultures in Africa

Learning Skills Assignments

Evaluating on-line resources.





Unit Twenty-Three
Learning skills assignment

Writing a thesis: Paper thesis due





Unit Twenty-Four
Written Assignments

Internet discussion essay on Islam and science





Unit Twenty-Five
Written Assignments

Islamic architecture quiz





Unit Twenty-Six
Written Assignments

Internet essay on translating Christianity into Chinese.

Learning Skills Assignments

comparing major ideas by focussing on subordinate ideas.





Unit Twenty-Seven
Written Assignments

Internet essay on typology and romantic love





Unit Twenty-Eight
Written Assignments

Internet essay comparing Pico della Mirandola with Leonardo da Vinci


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