To explore cultural issues with critical reading and writing, and transfer these skills to speaking skills.
To facilitate a critical thinking approach that emphasizes interactions across boundaries based on ethnicity, national origin, language communities, social class, gender, sexual orientation, and other cultural identities.
Students are encouraged to make connections and comparisons between the issues being discussed and their own experience and communities.
To explore moral dimensions behind fundamental global issues.
This course is designed for advanced EFL [English as a Foreign Language] students. The pedagogy takes the form of classroom activities in which students discuss, read, and write together within a thematic context. The students enrolled in this class are expected to acquire an eagerness to participate in their own learning; increase their awareness of their individual responsibility in the communication process, and most importantly, to understand the essential role of their own insights and experience in responding to culturally diversed issues.
Lecturer: Aiden Yeh,
- Jan 22, 2005
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