Woms_101_02_SP_2010_syllabus

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Unformatted text preview: SanJosStateUniversity CollegeofSocialScience/Women'sStudiesProgram Woms101:TheStudyofWomen,Sec:02,Spring2010 Instructor: OfficeLocation: Telephone: Email: OfficeHours: ClassDays/Time: Classroom: Prerequisites: MaraOchoa DudleyMoorehead(DMH)213 408.924.5591 maria.ochoa@sjsu.eduORprofessor.ochoa@gmail.com Monday/Wednesday,9:1510:15a.m.;3:003:30p.m.;byappt. Monday/Wednesday,1:302:45p.m. Clark303 CompletionofcoreGE,satisfactionofWritingSkillsTestand upperdivisionstanding.Forstudentswhobegincontinuous enrollmentataCCCoraCSUinFall2005orlater,completion of,orcorequisiteina100Wcourseisrequired. SJSUStudiesRequirementAreaS:Self,Society&Equalityinthe U.S.Inthiscourse,studentswillstudytheinterrelationshipsof individuals,racialgroups,andculturalgroupstounderstand andappreciateissuesofdiversity,equality,andstructured inequalityintheU.S.,itsinstitutions,anditscultures.For studentswhobegincontinuousenrollmentFall2005orlater, coursesusedtosatisfyAreasR,S,andVmustbetakenfrom threeseparateSJSUdepartmentsorotherdistinctacademic units. GE/SJSUStudiesCategory: FacultyWebPageandMYSJSUMessaging Copiesofthecoursematerialssuchasthesyllabus,assignmenthandouts,additionalreading materials,andexaminationstudyguidesmaybefoundathttp://www.sjsu.edu/people/maria.ochoa oraccessedthroughtheQuickLinks>FacultyWebPagelinksontheSJSUhomepage.Youare responsibleforregularlycheckingwiththemessagingsystemthroughMySJSU.Pleasemake surethatyouremailinformationaslistedwithSJSUiscurrent. Woms 101: The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa Page 1 of 8 CourseDescription Multidisciplinaryintroductiontotraditionalandnewimages,roles,experiences,ethnic similaritiesanddifferences;contemporaryproblemsofAmericanwomen. CourseFormat Therearefiveprimarylearningmodesofferedtostudentsinthisclass:lecturesbythe professor,whichofferanoverviewofthetopics,aswellasfoundationaltheories;reading material,whichreflectsavarietyofdisciplinesfromwhichtobuildanalyses;guestspeakers, whoaddressspecifictopicsunderstudyandcreatethelinkagesbetweentheoryandpractice; filmscreatedasformsofsocialdocumentationregardingwomen'sconditionsarescreened; discussionsdevelopedfromstudents'understandingoftheotherfourmodesthatprovidean opportunitytolearnfrompeers. CourseGoalsandStudentLearningObjectivesGE/SJSUStudiesLearningOutcomes(SLOs) Uponsuccessfulcompletionofthiscourse,studentswillbeableto: 1.Understandhowidentity(i.e.religious,gender,ethnic,racial,class,sexualorientation, disability,and/orage)isshapedbyculturalandsocietalinfluencesincontextsofequalityand inequality 2.Discusshistorical,social,political,andeconomicprocessesthatproducediversity,equality, andstructuredinequalitiesintheUnitedStates 3.Identifysocialactions,whichhaveledtogreaterequalityandsocialjusticeintheUnited States 4.Recognizeandunderstandconstructiveinteractionsamongpeoplefromdifferentcultural, racial,andethnicgroupsintheUnitedStates CourseContentLearningOutcomes Uponsuccessfulcompletionofthiscourse,studentswillbeableto: 1.Learnandapplyanalyticalskillsrelatedtoinformation,written,andvisualliteracies 2.Designandimplementgroupandindividualresearchmethods 3.Developandutilizeskillsoforalpresentation 4.Plan,create,andpresentresearchrelatedtocoursematerialsandconcepts RequiredTexts(Inadditiontothesetexts,othermaterialswillbeassignedduringthe semester.) CalledtoSpeak:SixStrategiesthatEncourageWomen'sPoliticalActivism,AmyCaiazza, InstituteforWomen'sPolicyResearch,2006;printoutaPDFversionavailableonmySJSU facultywebpage TheMotherhoodManifesto,JoanBladesandKristinRoweFinkbeiner,NationBooks,2006 ShoutOut:WomenofColorRespondtoViolence,Eds.MaraOchoaandBarbaraK.Ige,Seal Press,2007 Woms: 101, The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa 2 Socialdocumentaryfilms(Wewillscreenthesefilmsinclass;ifyoumissanyorallofthe screenings,youmust,onyourowntime,viewthefilmsattheInstructionalResourcesCenter, Room112,locatedonthefirstfloorofDudleyMooreheadHall.) WomenWorldLeaders TheMotherhoodManifesto ShirleyChisholm:Unboughtand MadeinL.A. Unbossed RealTalk LibraryLiaisons BerniceRedfern,Anthropology,Sociology,EconomicsandSocialScience/Women'sStudies Librarian;Email:Bernice.Redfern@sjsu.edu;Telephone:408.808.2038 KathrynBlackmerReyes,Director,CulturalHeritageCenter,Dr.MartinLutherKing,Jr. Library/SanJoseStateUniversity;Email:Kathryn.BlackmerReyes@sjsu.edu;Telephone: 408.808.2097 ClassroomProtocol Classparticipation:isanimportantaspectofthiscourse.Providingpeerreview,beingableto addressissuesraisedintheassignedreadingmaterials,aswellasjoininginclassdiscussionare allpartofyourresponsibilitiesasastudent. Yourgrade:willbepositivelyaffected,ifyouattendclassandduringthatclasstimeareable tospeakorwritewithanunderstandingofandacquaintancewiththelectures,readings,films, andotherassignedmaterials. QUIETLYsitintherearseats,ifyouarriveafterthestartofclass. Latearrival:tothisclassmaysometimesoccurduetocircumstancesbeyondyourcontrol. However,ifyouarecontinuallylatethistardinesswillhaveanegativeeffectonyour performanceinthisclassand,ofcourse,onyourfinalgrade.Iissueassignmentsandupdates immediatelyatthestartofclassanddonotreviewsuchinformationforstudentswhoarrive late.Checkwithotherstudentstoseewhatyoumissedbybeinglate. Ifyouexpecttomissclass:duetoyourothercommitments,suchasathletictravelor practice,jobrelatedresponsibilities,orpersonalschedule,pleaseconsultwithme.Imay recommendthatyouconsidertakingthiscourseatatimewhenyouwillhavefewerpressing obligations. Mobileelectronicequipment:alldevicesaretobeturnedoffandnotatallinuseduringclass forphoning,texting,orotherwisecommunicatingwithothers. Laptopcomputers:arepermittedduringlecturesforthepurposeoftakingnotes.Atallother times,laptopcomputersshouldnotbeinuse.IfyouarefoundtobesurfingtheInternetor workingonanassignmentforanothercourse,youwillbeaskedtoceaseanddesistfromusing yourlaptopduringthisclassatalltimes. Woms: 101, The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa 3 AssignmentsandGradingPolicy Grading:Yourfinalgradewillbebasedonyouraccomplishmentinthefollowingareas: Midtermexaminationthatcoverskeytheoreticalinformation,aswellastheissues,lectures, readings,classdiscussions,filmsscreened,andguestspeakersdiscussedintheperiodoftime fromthestartofthecoursetothetimeofthemidtermexam20% Finalexaminationthatcoverskeytheoreticalinformation,aswellastheissues,lectures, readings,classdiscussions,filmsscreened,andguestspeakersfrommidtermexamtothe conclusionofthesemester20% Fivepageactivistprofileresearchpaper20% Five,onepagereflectionessays20% AtenminuteoralpresentationregardingclosereadingofmaterialfromShoutOut10% Classparticipation:comingtoclasspreparedtodiscussthetopicathand;bringingrelated materialssuchasbooks,articles,andwritings;completingdraftandbibliographyofactivist profile;supportingpeersandcontributingtoanintellectuallyvibrantlearningexperience10% ExtraCredit Therewillbeopportunitiesforstudentstoattendactivitiesoutsideofregularclassroom meetingtimesinordertoilluminatecertainelementsofourcoursework.Theseactivitieswillbe offeredasoptionalextracreditforthefactoringofstudents'finalgrades.Ahandoutthat delineatesthespecificrequiredareasofdiscussionthatstudentswillbeexpectedtoaddressin awrittensummaryanalysisoftheactivityisavailableonmyfacultywebpage. Gradesareassignedasfollows: A=Exceptionalworkthatdemonstratesahighdegreeofunderstanding,knowledge,and/or performance;rationaleprovidesadevelopedandconvincingexplanationforinclusionof selectedresources;overallassignmentiswellwrittenandwelldesigned,presentsacoherent andcompellingcaseofachievement. B=Proficientworkthatshowsanacceptabledegreeofunderstanding,knowledge,and/or performance;rationaleprovidesaclearandacceptableexplanationforinclusionofselected resources;overalliswellwrittenandwellorganized,presentsacoherentcaseofachievement, butcontainsareas ofinvestigationthatmighthavebeenmorefullyexplored. C=Emergentworkthatoffersamoderatedegreeofunderstanding,knowledge,and/or performance;rationalemaybeincompleteorinconsistent,providesanunderdeveloped explanationforinclusion;portfoliooverallshowseffortatorganizationbutisnotyetafully developedcaseofachievement;qualityofwritingisinconsistent. N/C=Unacceptableworkthatreflectsaminimaldegreeofunderstandingoffoundational processesand/orconcepts;writingcontainslittleand/orirrelevantexplanationforinclusionof resources;disorganizedinitspresentation;qualityofwritinginterfereswithideas;toolittle materialtoassess. Woms: 101, The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa 4 Assignmentformat Useareadablefont(i.e.,Courier,Palatino,Times,Helvetica)in12pointsize. Configure1"to1.25"marginsonallfoursidesofeachpage. Studentname,courseandsectionwithassignmentduedateintheupperrighthandcornerof thefirstpage,andstapledintheupperlefthandcorner. Providepagenumbersforthoseassignmentswithmorethantwopages. Doublespaceallassignments. Importantdetailsregardingsubmittalofassignments Allassignmentsarehandedinpersontotheinstructorduringtheclasssession. Anotherstudentcannothandinyourassignmentforyou;suchassignmentsdonotcountas submitted"ontime." Emailattachmentsarenotaccepted;theydonotcountassubmitted"ontime." Assignmentsslippedunderthedooroftheofficearenotaccepted;theydonotcountas submitted"ontime." Lateassignmentswillbereducedonegradeperclass,unlessaccompaniedbydocumentation foritstardiness,i.e.,doctor'sletter,coach'snote,andjurydutynotice. DroppingandAdding Studentsareresponsibleforunderstandingthepoliciesandproceduresaboutadd/drop,grade forgiveness,etc.Refertothecurrentsemester'sCatalogPoliciessectionat http://info.sjsu.edu/static/catalog/policies.html.Add/dropdeadlinescanbefoundonthe currentacademiccalendarwebpagelocatedat http://www.sjsu.edu/academic_programs/calendars/academic_calendar/.TheLateDrop Policyisavailableathttp://www.sjsu.edu/aars/policies/latedrops/policy/.Studentsshouldbe awareofthecurrentdeadlinesandpenaltiesfordroppingclasses.Informationaboutthelatest changesandnewsisavailableattheAdvisingHubathttp://www.sjsu.edu/advising/. UniversityPolicies Academicintegrity YourcommitmentasastudenttolearningisevidencedbyyourenrollmentatSanJoseState University.TheUniversity'sAcademicIntegritypolicy,locatedat http://www.sjsu.edu/senate/S072.htm,requiresyoutobehonestinallyouracademiccourse work.FacultymembersarerequiredtoreportallinfractionstotheofficeofStudentConduct andEthicalDevelopment.TheStudentConductandEthicalDevelopmentwebsiteisavailableat http://www.sa.sjsu.edu/judicial_affairs/index.html. Instancesofacademicdishonestywillnotbetolerated.Cheatingonexamsorplagiarism (presentingtheworkofanotherasyourown,ortheuseofanotherperson'sideaswithout givingpropercredit)willresultinafailinggradeandsanctionsbytheUniversity.Forthisclass, allassignmentsaretobecompletedbytheindividualstudentunlessotherwisespecified.Ifyou wouldliketoincludeyourassignmentoranymaterialyouhavesubmitted,orplantosubmitfor anotherclass,pleasenotethatSJSU'sAcademicPolicyS072requiresapprovalofinstructors. Woms: 101, The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa 5 CampusPolicyinCompliancewiththeAmericanDisabilitiesAct Ifyouneedcourseadaptationsoraccommodationsbecauseofadisability,orifyouneedto makespecialarrangementsincasethebuildingmustbeevacuated,pleasemakean appointmentwithmeassoonaspossible,orseemeduringofficehours.PresidentialDirective 9703requiresthatstudentswithdisabilitiesrequestingaccommodationsmustregisterwith theDisabilityResourceCenter(DRC)athttp://www.drc.sjsu.edu/toestablisharecordoftheir disability. LearningAssistanceResourceCenter TheLearningAssistanceResourceCenter(LARC)islocatedinRoom600intheStudentServices Center.Itisdesignedtoassiststudentsinthedevelopmentoftheirfullacademicpotentialand tomotivatethemtobecomeselfdirectedlearners.Thecenterprovidessupportservices,such asskillsassessment,individualorgrouptutorials,subjectadvising,learningassistance,summer academicpreparationandbasicskillsdevelopment.TheLARCwebsiteislocatedat http://www.sjsu.edu/larc/. SJSUWritingCenter TheSJSUWritingCenterislocatedinRoom126inClarkHall.Itisstaffedbyprofessional instructorsandupperdivisionorgraduatelevelwritingspecialistsfromeachofthesevenSJSU colleges.OurwritingspecialistshavemetarigorousGPArequirement,andtheyarewell trainedtoassistallstudentsatalllevelswithinalldisciplinestobecomebetterwriters.The WritingCenterwebsiteislocatedathttp://www.sjsu.edu/writingcenter/about/staff/. PeerMentorCenter ThePeerMentorCenterislocatedonthe1stfloorofClarkHallintheAcademicSuccessCenter. ThePeerMentorCenterisstaffedwithPeerMentorswhoexcelinhelpingstudentsmanage universitylife,tacklingproblemsthatrangefromacademicchallengestointerpersonal struggles.Ontheroadtograduation,PeerMentorsarenavigators,offering"roadside assistance"topeerswhofeelabitlostorsimplyneedhelpmappingoutthelocationsof campusresources.PeerMentorservicesarefreeandavailableonadropinbasis,no reservationrequired.ThePeerMentorCenterwebsiteislocatedat http://www.sjsu.edu/muse/peermentor/ Woms: 101, The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa 6 Woms101:TheStudyofWomen,ProfessorMaraOchoa,Spring2010 Date,topics 01/25Introductions 01/27Power/Leadership 02/01SocialAgency CTS:entirereading(web) ReadingAssignments Writing Assignments Activities Lecture:definingterms Screen:WomenWorld Leaders Lecture:Stepstopublic office Guestspeaker:Hon. DeborahGiordano 02/08ElectoralPolitics SteinemonChisholm(web) Lecture:womenas electedleaders Screen:Shirley Chisholm,PartI 02/10ElectoralPolitics 02/15FurloughDay 02/17Politicsof Motherhood 02/22PublicPolicy Issues FurloughDay MM:Chpts1and2 MM:Chpts3and4 FurloughDay Reflection#1 due Screen:Shirley Chisholm,PartII FurloughDay Lecture:politicsof Motherhood Lecture:Economicsof motherhood Screen:Motherhood Manifesto 02/24Pregnancyand Parenting 03/01Workplace activism 03/03Consumer activism 03/08Women'sDay Observance 03/10LibraryResearch 03/15FurloughDay MM:Chpts56 CrueltyintheMaternity Ward(web) MadeinLA(web) Reflection#2 due Lecture:laborhistoryin U.S.textileindustry Screen:MadeinLA,PartI Screen:MadeinLA,PartII 02/03WomenasLeaders Guestspeaker Studentgroupwork Studentsdiscuss findings Assignactivistprofiles MeetinMLKJrLibrary, RoomTBA FurloughDay Reflection#3 due FurloughDay Guestspeaker:Prof. KathyBlackmerReyes FurloughDay Woms: 101, The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa 7 Date,topics 03/17MidtermReview 03/22MidtermExam 03/24FurloughDay 03/29SpringRecess 03/31SpringRecess 04/05FurloughDay 04/07Tunnelof Oppression 04/12Artasactivismin themovementtoend violence 04/14Domesticviolence interventions 04/19Campus connections 04/21FurloughDay 04/26Student PresentationsSO 04/28Student PresentationsSO 05/03Student PresentationsSO 05/05FurloughDay ReadingAssignments Writing Assignments MidtermExam FurloughDay SpringRecess SpringRecess FurloughDay Activities Students'Q/A MidtermExam FurloughDay SpringRecess SpringRecess FurloughDay TourTunnelof Oppressionexhibit Lecture:makingofSO andtheuseofartasa formofliteracy Guestspeaker: ConcepcionGuitron Screen:RealTalk Guestspeaker:Men CreatingChange MidtermExam FurloughDay SpringRecess SpringRecess FurloughDay SO:Ige226237; Manzano/Okrina312318; Yeh337346 SO:Pedrizco,3037; Parameswaran,5167 SO:deLeon,2629:Hong, 303306;YWAT,307311 FurloughDay FurloughDay Reflection#4 due FurloughDay Reflection#5 due FurloughDay FurloughDay StudentPresentations StudentPresentations StudentPresentations FurloughDay 05/10Individualconsults 05/12Individualconsults 05/17SemesterReview FinalExam 05/24,12:15p.m. FinalExam Draftofactivist Meetwithprofessor profile Draftofactivist Meetwithprofessor profile Activistprofile due FinalExam Students'Q/A FinalExam Woms: 101, The Study of Women, Spring 2010 Professor Mara Ochoa 8 ...
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