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|Discipline and Nbr:
GLOBAL CULTURES & PEOPLE||
Global Culture and Traditional Peoples
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||6 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
The comparative study of peoples and traditions around the world that have encountered globalizing cultural trends and forces. Examples of culture areas and cultural topics according to instructor's areas of expertise.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Compares cultural traditions and globalization in several societies around the world.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Major Applicable Course
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Associate Degree:||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|Social and Behavioral Sciences
Global Perspective and Environmental Literacy
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||D||Social Science||Summer 2004||
| ||D1||Anthropology and Archeology|| ||
| ||D7||Interdisc Social or Behavioral Science|| ||
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||4||Social and Behavioral Science||Spring 2007||
| ||4A||Anthropology and Archeology|| ||
| ||4G||Interdis:Social and Behavioral Sciences|| ||
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify pre and post modern culture zones or areas geographically.
2. Map and describe variations in cultural institutions in globalizing
culture areas of the world (examples: trends in religion, politics, the
family, economics, women's roles, slavery, terrorism, medicine, and
3. Apply and critique popular theories of global culture in varying
4. Evaluate the pace or future of globalization on specific culture areas.
5. Theorize about the accuracy and applicability of global culture
studies on the social problems of the future.
Topics and Scope
1. The geographical identification of major and minor culture zones over
recent decades and centuries (Introduction to Culture Area Map work.)
2. Explanation of the major cultural institutions that are subject to
globalization forces (politics, economics, religion, family, medicine,
and the like.)
3. Charting and analysis of global culture change to date (using both
geographical boundaries and cultural institutions as indicators.)
4. Review of popular and academic news sources (newspapers, broadcast
news, internet, and the like) as indicators of global culture change
or global issues needing further study.
5. Summary evaluation of common predictions and predictors regarding
regionalized vs globalized cultures around the world today.
6. Note: The specific preference for examples from a given culture area
exs: sub Saharan Africa, arctic zones, or High Andes) or cultural
institution (examples: religion, politics, economics, women's roles,
will be set by the expertise of the instructor. However, all
examples will be linked to a global perspective in the overview
of the course.
Students enrolled in this class will be required to:
1. Read and compare newspapers, magazines, journals, the internet,
popular television news, and traditional textbooks on the subject
matter selected by the instructor. All textbooks will be read as
2. Write either term papers or field project reports analyzing global
3. Participate objectively in class discussions and panel presentations.
4. Draw or utilize maps of various kinds to demonstrate cultural
5. Successful completion of objective and short answer examinations.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
10 - 30%
|Term papers, Essays, field reports||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
|Mapping and class presentations||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
40 - 50%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
1. Prepared readers compiled according to the instructor's
expertise/interest or as offered by large publications companies
such as McGraw Hill, Allyn & Bacon, or Dushkin.
A. Spradley, J. & D. McCurdy, eds. 2003 CONFORMITY AND CONFLICT.
11th ed., Allyn & Bacon: Boston
B. Angeloni, Elvio, ed. 2004 ANNUAL EDICTIONS: CULTURAL
ANTHROPOLOGY., McGraw Hill: Connecticut
C. Jackson, Robert M., ed. 2004 ANNUAL EDITIONS: GLOBAL ISSUES.
McGraw Hill: Connecticut
2. Weekly news source(s) such as:
A. A subscription to the Sunday edition(s) of a global newspaper
Examples: New York Times, London Herald Tribune, L.A. Times, etc.)
B. Weekly news magazines (The Economist, Newsweek, etc.)
C. Assigned Internet readings (News summaries and analysis)