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CW 25AC - Reading in and about US Education Institutions

CW 25AC - Reading in and about US Education Institutions

Description: In this class, we will read, discuss, and write about the expectations of the American educational system, especially within a multicultural context. The goal is to deepen the understanding of the history and diversity of American educational institutions, while strengthening reading and seminar participation skills through critique and analysis of communication patterns. This course is intended for international students.

Prerequisites: None

Units and Format: 3 units - Three hours of lecture per week.

Breadth Requirement: This course satisfies the university's American Cultures Requirement

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CCN: 16568
Meeting time: TuTh 3:30-5 p.m.
Meeting place: 223 Wheeler

Course description: In this class, we will read, discuss, and write about the expectations of the American educational system, especially within a multicultural context. The goal is to deepen the understanding of the history and diversity of American educational institutions, while strengthening reading and seminar participation skills through critique and analysis of communication patterns. This course is intended for international students, but all students are welcome.

Book list:  Seventy-five Readings: An Anthology (12th edition, S.V Buscemi and C. Smith), An Introduction to Intercultural Communication (7th edition, F.E. Jandt).

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Instructor: Maggie Sokolik
Email: sokolik@berkeley.edu
 

 

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112 Wheeler Hall #2500
Berkeley, CA 94720-2500

Hours: M-Th 8-2:30
Phone: (510) 642-5570
Fax: (510) 642-6963
Email: collegewriting@berkeley.edu

 

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