ELEMECML 4133/5133 WKSP: Teaching about Sudan's Conflicts -- 1 unit(s)
This workshop focuses on teaching about Sudan's conflicts, their geopolitical significance, and their consequences, including the growth in many U.S. cities, including Des Moines,of large Sudanese and South Sudanese communities. As follow-up to a three-and-a-half hour meeting, which will feature an overview of Sudan's post-independence history, personal stories from individuals from different areas of Sudan and South Sudan, a discussion of how teaching about Sudan and its conflicts can help meet Iowa Core content and skills standards, and a presentation on how teachers and students can become involved in advocacy efforts, registrants will do guided film viewings, interact with representatives of the local Sudanese and South Sudanese communities, and develop a curriculum or lesson plan project.
Term: Summer 2013
Start/End Date: May 9, 2013 - Aug 1, 2013
Meeting Time: Arranged
Meets on May 9 from 4-7:30 pm in Des Moines. Final project work due by August 1.
Location (Facility ID): Temple B'nai Jeshurun, 5101 Grand Ave, Des Moines
Instruction Mode: In Person
Stephen Gaies, Professor
Class Section: 64
Class Nbr: 2581/2582
If two numbers are listed, undergraduate level class number is listed first, graduate level class number is listed second.
For more information:
Carolina Wilson, Continuing and Distance Education
Phone: 800-648-3864 or 319-273-2121