ESLA 1500 DE – THEMATIC UNIT – PARTS 1 and 2 (CULTURAL LITERACY) © Renata de Pourbaix, Fall 2014
This thematic module will be used throughout the term. As required reading you will need the following articles, although additional reading may be assigned during Language Labs and for use in evaluated assignments. Bring the articles listed below to your September 10/11 class, and to every following class of the term.
1. ACCESSING READING ARTICLES
If you have difficulties accessing (finding or reading) any of the articles, check the information on the course webpage under ACCESSING COURSE MATERIALS. Hypertext links are valid (accessible) at the time information is posted. There is no guarantee that they will remain available for any length of time. It is your responsibility to access articles/websites when they are assigned.
You can bring paper copies or electronic (downloaded into your laptop – do not rely on classroom wireless access).
3. REQUIRED ARTICLES:
note that additional reading may be assigned during the term some of the following articles may be directly available at the noted URL however those with no URL must be accessed through Carleton University Library SUMMON at http://www.library.carleton.ca/
1. Reedy, J. (2007). Cultural literacy for college students. Academic Questions, 20(1), 32-37. doi:10.1007/BF03033397.
2. Schweizer, B. (2009). Cultural Literacy: Is it Time to Revisit the Debate? Thought and Action: The NEA Higher Education Journal. Fall 2009, 51-56. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/HE/TA09CulturalLiteracy.pdf
3. Vance, R. P., Saladin, B. A., Prichard, R. W., & Peacock, P. R. (1992, Sept. - Oct.). The cultural literacy of graduate management students. Business Horizons. No. 5, Vol. 35, 20-24. Greenwich: Elsevier Inc. doi:10.1016/0007-6813(92)90048-E 4. Wai, J. (2011). Are You Culturally Literate? In J. Wai, “Finding the Next Einstein”. Psychology Today. Blog. Retrieved from...
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