Psychology 100D: Cultural Perspectives on Developmental Psychology

Calendar of class events

Week 3. 4/14-4/18

Thinking About "Cultural Space(s)"

4/15 (T). Orientation to syllabus and the class instructional web.

4/17 (Th). Small group and class discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: Gupta (option I) and Wallerstein (option II).

4/18 (F). Assignment#1: Description of your interests is due.

Week 4. 4/21-4/25

"Ethnicity"

4/22 (T). Small group and class discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: Phinney (option I) and Pease- Eriksen (option II).

4/24 (Th). Small group and class discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: Mahmmod & Armstrong and Wright (option I) and Comaroff (option II). Select topic for the group project. Write a paragraph that describes your group project that will be submitted to instructors.

Week 5. 4/28-5/2.

Japanese Roots of Development

4/29 (T). The Early Years. Video: Twelve Polished Stones. Small group and class discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: Peak (option I) and Stiegler & Stevenson (option II).

5/1 (Th). Adolescence. Small group of the assigned readings. Reading due: White ch. 1-2 (option I) and White ch. 3-4 (option II). Work on first draft of group project.

5/3 (Sat). Please provide your FEEDBACK on the class

Week 6. 5/5-5/9.

5/6 (T). Small group discussion and class discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: White ch. 5-6 (option I) and White ch. 7-8, Appendix (option II).

Mexican Roots of Development

5/8 (Th). Small group discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: Uribe, LeVine, & LeVine (option I) and Delgado-Gaitan (option II). Bring first draft of group project to the class. Provide feedback on first draft of project.

Week 7. 5/12-5/16.

5/13 (T). Work on second draft of group project. How to search the Internet for references (at Soc. Sci. I at the end of class)

5/15 (Th). Video: Mi Familia. Working on second draft.

5/17 (Sat). Please provide your FEEDBACK on the class

Week 8. 5/19-5/23.

Confucian Roots of Development

5/20 (T). Small group and class discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: Ho (option I) and Kim & Choi, Soo-Hyang (option II). Submitting second draft.

Islamic Roots of Development

5/22 (Th). Small group and class discussion of the assigned readings. Reading due: Wikan Ch. 1,2,3 (option I) and Wikan Ch. 5,6,7 (option II). Preparing for presentation.

Week 9. 5-26-5-30.

5/27 (T). Exchange Day - no class.

5/29 (Th). Group project presentation and class discussion (final draft of group project paper due).

Week 10. 6/2-6/6.

6/3 (T). Group project presentation and class discussion (final draft of group project paper due).

6/5 (Th). Group project presentation and class discussion (final draft of group project paper due).

Week 11. 6/9-6-13.

6/13 (F). Final Individual paper due (it should be published on the Publishing Web for Students’ Final Papers). Reflective statement on your learning in class is due (it should be posted on our class Web).

5/14 (Sat). Please provide your FEEDBACK on the class.

 

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