Text under discussion: Michael Weiner, selections from “The Invention of Identity: Race and Nation in Pre-War Japan,” in Frank Dikötter, ed., The Construction of Racial Identities in China and Japan (Hong Kong University Press, 1997) 96, 100-110, 112-117 (total ±17 pages)
Today we will be practicing shared facilitation strategies. To do so, we will divide our class into three segments:
Where to look:
What to look for:
Today's notes prepared by Mr. Hall.
Ienaga on Meiji information and education policy
Begin by answering the following question:
Skill-building: Close reading
The Charter Oath
Fifty Years of New Japan (1909)
Compare images of Perry expedition (see above):
Critical reading skills: Reading with and against the grain
Visualize and annotate:
Present and discuss:
Return to two key terms. Based on our readings so far, what can they mean and what can’t they mean? How do they relate to each other?
Summarize & review yesterday's discussion:
Questions from last night’s reading:
Today's notes were prepared by Pete Assakul.
Review task of the notetaker:
ALCS (Ask, Listen, Comment, Support):
Provide simple overview of ALCS.
Focus today is on "Ask":
Use questions to guide discussion.
Homework see unit 1.
Today's notes prepared by Pete Assakul.
(1) Personal introductions.
(2) Review online course page (i.e. our syllabus).
(3) Brief discussion:
Homework posted on Unit 1 page.