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Culture Paper

Multimedia Final (optional)






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 Luther and modern culture

Learning Skills Assignments

Significance





Unit Three
Written Assignments

Defining Concepts Visually: Velazquez and the Seventeenth Century

Learning Skills Assignments

Thinking in Theses





Unit Four
Written Assignments

Internet Debate on Individualism

Learning Skills Assignments

Complex Ideas





Unit Five
Written Assignments

>Capitalism Debate

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

Revolutions Then and Now

Learning Skills Assignments

Applying analytical skills





Unit Seven
Learning Skills Assignments

Composing complete study guides

part two
understanding non-western traditions






Unit Eight
Written Assignments

Interpreting Native American Stories

Learning Skills Assignments

The Miracle Question, Part Three





Unit Nine
Written Assignments

Interpreting Native American Stories, Part Two

Learning Skills Assignments

Evaluating information





Unit Ten
Written Assignments

Internet debate essay on Native American and European contact

Learning Skills Assignments

Evaluating hypotheses





Unit Eleven
Written Assignments

Applying the Qur'an





Unit Twelve
Written Assignments

Interpreting Ottoman Culture
Learning Skills Assignments

Evaluating your successes





Unit Thirteen
Assignments
Internet Debate on Islamic Republicanism

Learning Skills Assignments

Learning from your successes





Unit Fourteen
Written Assignments

The Meaning of Fatehpur Sikri

Learning Skills Assignments

Applying Successes





Unit Fifteen
Learning Skills Assignments

Study Guides, Part Three: Hierarchies of Information





Unit SixteenThe Emergence of Modern Chinese Society

Written Assignments

Interpreting Chinese Stories





Unit Seventeen
Written Assignments

Confucius and Communism





Unit EighteenCultures in Conflict: Islam and the West

Written Assignments

Islam and Enlightenment

Learning Skills Assignments

Analytical Skills





Unit NineteenIntroduction to Japan: Shinto and Buddhism

Learning Skills Assignments

Solutions Skills: Developing Alternatives





Unit TwentyFrozen Features in a Floating World: Ukiyo, Kabuki, and Ran

Written Assignments

Kabuki and Ran





Unit Twenty-OneTokugawa Enlightenment: Inventing Japanese Culture and After

Written Assignments

Japanese Economics/Japanese Business





Unit Twenty-TwoCultures in Collision: Modern Japan

Written Assignments

Japanese Popular Culture

Learning Skills Assignments

Critical Thinking: Identifying Discourse Problems

Library Projects Due on African Culture





Unit Twenty-ThreeCultures in Africa

Written Assignments

African Stories Project

Learning skills assignment

Evaluating information





Unit Twenty-FourTwo Perspectives: The Slave Trade

Written Assignments

The Meaning of Civil Rights





Unit Twenty-FiveAfrican Colonialism: Two Perspectives

Written Assignments

Internet debate on Things Fall Apart

Learning skills assignment

Representing Book Length Arguments





Unit Twenty-SixColonies and Statehood in South America

Learning Skills Assignments

Critical thinking: Putting it all together





Unit Twenty-SevenWhat is Modernity: Labor, Commodities, and Alienation

Learning Skills Assignments

Organizing complex arguments





Unit Twenty-EightWhat is Modernity? Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Mass Culture

Written Assignments

Applying Complex Thought: Marx and Beavis and Butthead ; Nietzsche and Babe ; Kierkegaard and Rush Limbaugh
Learning Skills

Negotiating Goals and Alternatives





Unit Twenty-NineWorld Culture in Crisis: War, Abstraction, Fascism, Postcolonialism

Written Assignments

Fascism, Technology and Modern Discourse
Learning Skills

Solutions Skills: Creating Your Curriculum


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