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NOTE: This course will use Teaching Assistants (TAs) in order to assist the instructor with the
learning experience. TAs play an active role in working with the instructor to provide student
support and grading and grading feedback, and in posting content in the course (e.g.,
discussion posts). This course also utilizes a live chat feature that is tied to the instructor and
the TA support team.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
We are becoming a globally connected world, and bringing together different cultural
backgrounds allow us to be more innovative and creative than ever. In this course, you'll explore
various cultures and groups from around the globe and learn how to maximize diverse
perspectives to improve your interactions, your work, and the world around you.
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
Required Resources
Soomo Webtext: Exploring Cultures: Adapting in a Global World
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Analyze your own cultural bias and perspectives to understand how diversity and ethics
influence choices and decisions you make.
2. Analyze cultural differences and similarities of people around the world.
3. Explore the role of culture and artistic expression in human thought and behavior
through collaboration with others.
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HUM201– Exploring Cultures: Adapting in a Global
World
WEEKLY COURSE SCHEDULE
The standard requirement for a 4.5 credit hour course is for students to spend 13.5 hours in weekly work.
This includes preparation, activities, and evaluation regardless of delivery mode.
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HUM201 STUDENT GUIDE 1204 7-29-2020 Final
HUM201– Exploring Cultures: Adapting in a Global
World
Week
Preparation and Graded Activities
Points
1
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 1
Weekly Media Play Item
Graded
Discussion
30
20
2
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 2
Weekly Media Play Item
Graded
Reflect Questions
30
5
25
3
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 3
Graded
Discussion
Assignment 1 (in Soomo Webtext)
30
20
110
4
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 4
Weekly Media Play Item
Graded
Reflect Questions
30
5
25
5
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 5
Graded
30
GRADING SCALE
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and may not be copied, further distributed, or otherwise disclosed in whole or in part, without the expressed written permission of
Strayer University.
HUM201 STUDENT GUIDE 1204 7-29-2020 Final
HUM201– Exploring Cultures: Adapting in a Global
World
Discussion
20
6
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 6
Weekly Media Play Item
Graded
Discussion
30
5
20
7
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 7
Weekly Media Play Item
Graded
Discussion
Assignment 2 (in Soomo Webtext)
30
5
20
155
8
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 8
Weekly Media Play Item
Graded
Discussion
30
5
20
9
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 9
Graded
Discussion
30
20
10
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 10
Weekly Media Play Item
Graded
Discussion
Assignment 3 (in Soomo Webtext)
30
5
20
140
11
Preparation
Soomo Webtext – Chapter 11
Graded
Reflect Questions
30
25
NOTE: This course uses PlayPosit to host interactive videos. Graded activities in PlayPosit will
count for attendance.
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HUM201 STUDENT GUIDE 1204 7-29-2020 Final
HUM201– Exploring Cultures: Adapting in a Global
World
Assignment
Total
Points
% of
Grade
Assessment 1 (Week 3)
110
11
Assessment 2 (Week 7)
155
15.5
Assessment 3 (Week 10)
140
13.5
Discussions (Weeks 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) (8 weeks x 20 pts)
160
16
Reflect Questions (Weeks 2, 4, 11) (3 weeks x 25 pts)
75
7.5
Webtext Questions (11 weeks x 30 pts)
330
33
Play Questions (6 assets x 5 pts)
30
3.5
Totals
1,000
100%
Points
Grade
900 – 1,000
A
800 – 899
B
700 – 799
C
600 – 699
D
599 or Below
F
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