HUM 213 "Tentative" Course Plan  - Spring 2011
Culture & Literature of the Middle East - 4 credits
CRN # 21346 - Mon & Wed 8:25-10:05 am, Deschutes Rm. 1

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See also COCC Credit Class Schedule - Spring 2011:
https://oraweb.cocc.edu/2011/201120/fullschedule.htm
Humanities/Film  - Spring 2011:
https://oraweb.cocc.edu/2011/201120/HUM.htm


WK #1 ASSIGNMENTS DUE & IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES PLANNED
Mon.
3/28
IN-CLASS:  Take roll & introduce HUM 213.
--Distribute [paper] handouts, including Ottoman Empire Map, also available online - URL: 
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Maps/Maps1.htm
--Assign Week #1 Assignment Web Readings & Informal Notes
(
oral directions given in class, but if you missed them an online handout version is available) - URL:
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Wk1assignment.htm
Wed.
3/30

 

ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1) DUE:
Week #1 Assignment Web Readings & Informal Notes (*Informal Notes worth 5 pts.) Oral directions given in class, but if you missed them an online handout version is available - URL:
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Wk1assignment.htm
IN-CLASS:  Take roll & continue HUM 213 course introduction.
--Distribute [paper] handouts, including Middle East Map, also available online - URL: 
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Maps/Maps1.htm
--Assign
Seminar #1 (paper handout) also available online  - URL:
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Seminar1.htm
--Discuss Week #1 Assignment Web Readings and Informal Notes, including Why you decided to take HUM 213.  Then at end of class discussion, Cora collected Informal Notes (worth 5 pts. possible) for scoring.

Week #1 - FYI:  (1) Fri. 4/1/11: Last Day to Add a New Class
(2) COCC CAP Center
- Career Services, Academic Advising, Personal Counseling
Week #1 Drop-in Advising (COCC Barber Library lower level):
CAP Center Information: http://cap.cocc.edu/
CAP Center - Academic Advising:  http://cap.cocc.edu/Advising/default.aspx
(3) COCC Registration/Student Records
(Boyle Education Center):
 http://current.cocc.edu/Advising_Registration/default.aspx


WK #2 ASSIGNMENTS DUE & IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES PLANNED
Sun., 4/3/11: Cora sent Email via Blackboard to HUM 213 registered students,
containing:
HUM 213 Syllabus and Course Information
URL: http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/HUM213syllabus.htm
Mon.
4/4
CLASS Canceled due to instructor illness
Revised Seminar #1 deadline is Wed., 4/6/11 (see below)
Wed.
4/6
ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1) DUE:
Seminar #1 web readings and prep notes (paper handout) also available online  - URL:
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Seminar1.htm
IN-CLASS: 
--Distribute and discuss HUM 213 Syllabus and Course Information - Spring 2011 (paper handout;
also sent to registered students via Bb on Sun., 4/3/11) and also available online - URL:
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/HUM213syllabus.htm
--Assign Week #3  Assignment Torah and Quran Web Readings (paper handout):
Read excerpts from Hebrew Torah (Genesis Chs. 1 2, 3) and Islamic Qur'an (Suras 1, 2, & 4) - Online version of assignment URL:
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Wk3TorahQuranReadings.htm
--In-Class Seminar #1 (Discuss students' individual Seminar #1 Prep Notes & prepare Seminar #1 small Group Reports), followed by general Class Discussion.
--At end of class, Cora will collect Seminar #1 small Group Reports and students' individual Seminar #1 prep notes for scoring.

Week #2 - FYI:  Fri., 4/8/11: Spring 2011 Tuition due
to Enrollment Services (BEC) & 100% Tuition Refund period ends.
See also COCC 2010-11 Academic Calendar: Important Dates:

http://new.cocc.edu/Degrees_Classes/CalendarRef/default.aspx


WK #3 ASSIGNMENTS DUE & IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES PLANNED
Week #3 - FYI:  Mon., 4/11/11: Begin Late fees for Late tuition payment & Late registration
Mon.
4/11
REV.
Start Reading Girls of Riyadh
IN-CLASS:  REVISED
In-Class Film Viewing:  Bliss
 
Wed.
4/13
REV.
ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1) Read: Week #3  Assignment Torah and Quran Web Readings
(paper handout):
Read excerpts from Hebrew Torah (Genesis Chs. 1 2, 3) and Islamic Qur'an (Suras 1, 2, & 4) - Online version of assignment URL:
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Wk3TorahQuranReadings.htm
IN-CLASS: 
--Return students' scored Seminar #1 individual Informal Notes, discuss scoring of Seminar #1 small Group Reports, and encourage students to check their Blackboard "View Grades" to date.
--Discuss Bliss: Links to Turkey Map and IMDb
--Presentation: Historical Overview in Maps:
Maps 2: History - Ancient Period
 http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Maps/Maps2HistoryAncient.htm
Maps 3: History - Middle Period
 http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Maps/Maps3HistoryMiddle.htm

--Discuss Torah and Qur'an (handouts)
--Preview Week #4 Assignments & Course Plan (handout)
Start reading Girls of Riyadh (if you haven't already)

Bliss, Offside, Ajami, Band's Visit (Films) will be placed on Library Reserve


WK #4 ASSIGNMENTS DUE & IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES PLANNED
Mon.
4/18
ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1)
Continue  reading Girls of Riyadh
IN-CLASS: 
Introduce Girls of Riyadh and Offside and Arabian Nights (handout)
Assign Seminar #2 (handout)
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Seminar2.htm
See Saudi Arabia map
http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Maps/DRAFTMapsSA.htm
Wed.
4/20
ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1)
Finish reading  Girls of Riyadh
IN-CLASS: 
--In-Class Film Viewing: Offside
 

WK #5 ASSIGNMENTS DUE & IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES PLANNED
Mon.
4/25
ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1) Seminar #2 Prep
IN-CLASS: 
--In-Class Seminar #2
--NOTE: Take-Home Quiz NOT Assigned!
--Assign Take-Home Quiz (handout  )
Wed.
4/27
 Work on Take-Home Quiz . . .
IN-CLASS: 
--Overview of modern Middle Eastern history
--Introduction to Ajami and To the End of the Land and Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Maps: Israel, Palestinian Occupied Territories (West Bank & Gaza), Lebanon
 http://web.cocc.edu/cagatucci/classes/hum213/Maps/DRAFTMapsIOT.htm
Map of Israel (showing Jaffa):
  http://www.mideastweb.org/misrael.htm

Week #5 - FYI:  Fri. 4/29/11: Registration for Summer 2011 begins.


WK #6 ASSIGNMENTS DUE & IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES PLANNED

Week #6 - FYI:  Mon. 5/2/11: Midterm Grade Reports due from all COCC instructors
(meanwhile, please check your "View Grades" in our Blackboard course)

Mon.
5/2
ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1) Continue reading To the End of the Land
IN-CLASS: 
--In-Class Film Viewing: Ajami
Wed.
5/4
ASSIGNMENTS DUE:
(1) Continue reading To the End of the Land
IN-CLASS: 
--FINISH In-Class Film Viewing: Ajami
--Discuss Ajami
--Begin discussing To the End of the Land
--Assign Seminar #3 (handout to be linked)
 

more Course Plan coming soon . . . .


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