ISJ Syllabus Fall 2020 Posted Aug 26 2020.docx - 1...

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1IMPORTANT: THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT ENTIRELY REMOTELY UNLESS IT BECOMES SAFEFOR US ALL TO MEET (Not looking likely…)IF IT BECOMES SAFE BUT YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND IN PERSON, YOU CANCONTINUE TO ATTEND REMOTELY AND IT WILL NOT AFFECT YOUR GRADEYOU ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND CLASSES “LIVE” AT THE SCHEDULED TIME,ALTHOUGH IF YOU MISS A CLASS, THE CLASSES WILL BE TAPEDQUIZZES GIVEN DURING CLASS HAVE TO BE TAKEN AT THE TIME THEY AREGIVEN AND THERE ARE NO MAKE-UPS. THERE WILL BE ONE QUIZ PER WEEK(i.e., 15 quizzes) AND WE WILL DROP THE LOWEST 5 SCORES AT THE END OFTHE SEMESTER.I’VE BEEN TAKING A LOT OF TRAININGS ON TEACHING REMOTELY AND MANYSTRESS THE NEED TO BE FLEXIBLE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF NEEDING TOCHANGE THE SYLLABUS/COURSE PLAN. I WILL NOT REQUIRE MORE OF YOUTHAN IS IN THIS SYLLABUS, BUT I MAY END UP SKIPPING SOME LECTURES ORPORTIONS OF LECTURES (ESPECIALLY TOWARDS THE END OF THE SEMESTER)IF WE DON’T HAVE TIME, OR ADDING SOMETHING NEW IF IT COMES UP AS ATOPIC THAT THE CLASS WOULD LIKE ADDRESSED, AND SO ON.THE TEACHING ASSISTANTS AND I ARE VERY INVESTED IN MAKING THIS ALEARNING EXPERIENCE AND WE TRULY HOPE THAT YOU ALL DO WELL IN THISCOURSE! BUT YOU WILL HAVE TO BE ENGAGED WITH THE COURSE ANDPERFORM WELL FOR THIS TO HAPPEN.INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL JUSTICEFall Semester 2020ETHN 2034-001Professor: Joanne Belknap, Ph.D., Professor of Ethnic StudiesOffice: Room 168 in Ketchum Hall (When we’re not in a pandemic)Phone: 303-735-2182 Email: [email protected]Zoom Office Hours: 2:00 -4:00 p.m. Wednesdays & by appointment (Passcode = OfficeHour)Teaching Assistants: Alejandra Portillos, Doctoral Student in Ethnic Studiesshe/her/they/themEmail: [email protected]Zoom Office Hours: Tuesdays Wednes & by appointment Meeting ID: 987 4814 5749 Passcode: 963081Raquel Hernandez-Guerrero, Doctoral Student in Ethnic Studies
2Email: [email protected]Zoom Office Hours:Fridays 9:00-11:00 a.m.& by appointment Meeting ID: 995 5857 6355 Passcode: 828311)If you make an appointment with a TA or me outside of our scheduled office hours, be sure to show up!ZOOM LECTURESZoom Class Link: Zoom Class Password: Cats4SJ (subject to change, be sure to watch for emails or posts on Canvas if this password doesn’t work)REQUIRED READINGS*These ebooks are available free at or on the “Pages” tab in Canvas, but please make sure you know how to access them and readthem with plenty of time before assignments, quizzes, papers as it may be hard to download themif other people are as well. Information on how to do this is under the Modules section oncampus on “Accessing Required Readings” on Canvas. The non-book required readings are thereas well.

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