Week 1

 

 

 

Mon. Jan 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

No class – New Year holiday

 

Wed. Jan 5

Introduction to course, students, faculty 


Creating a Common Field in our Classroom through intentionality, shared purpose, story

Individual Listening:
Listening Exercise/So Do You Mean?

Collective Listening:
What’s in a Seminar? / Practice Seminar


Assign Seminar assignment 1 / 2



Levels of Listening

Listening Lecture

Week 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mon. Jan 10


READ  Isaacs Chap. 1-4

SEMINAR ON ISAACS
Bring your seminar paper #1

 

Introduction to culture and cultural dimensions and cultural  values & worldview

 

Assign Seminar 2/ paraphrasing

 

Assign Cultural Interview 1 (Listening as an Act of Love) - Synthesis Due 1/17 (online); final due 1/19

Handouts to read before interview

“Stumbling Blocks to Intercultural Communication” (LaRay Barna)
Active Listening article (Rogers/Farson)

 

 

Beyond Inclusion, Beyond Empowerment (BIBE): Intro, Power

Wed. Jan 12 (Jane gone)

READ Machavelli, The Prince

WRITE Seminar prep 2

 

Sample Student Paper (Cultural Interview)

Seminar: Machiavelli
Bring Seminar Paper #2

 

Video: Seminar for Everyone
 

Assign Essay 1, Paraphrase Practice


Beyond Inclusion, Beyond Empowerment
– Status, and Rank

Week 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mon. Jan 17

 

No Class – Martin Luther King

Holiday

 

Post a synthesis of your Cultural Interview on the blog. Email Jane a copy of your picture. Bring your paper plus TWO copies to class on Wednesday.

 

Pictures from Cultural Interviews

 

Wed. Jan 19

Cultural Interview 1 DUE (Bring two extra copies to class)
 

READ Isaacs Chap. 5-7
 

READ Shakespeare, Julius Caesar
 

WRITE Seminar prep 3

 

Seminar: Julius Caesar

BIBE: Rank roles / Adressing model

Developing ideas for essay 1

Week 4

Mon. Jan 24

WRITE Essay 1 Rough Draft/4 copies

READ Parks chap. 1-3

Mini seminar prep: Parks

Seminar: Parks

Essay 1 Small Group Work

Using PIE structure

BIBE: Skill sets, Agent skills

 

 

Wed. Jan 26

PREP: Fishbowl Synthesis seminar (Isaacs, Machiavelli, Shakespeare, Parks)


Intro to Systems thinking (versus mechanistic thinking) & Adaptive Leadership: Mechanistic and Living Systems;

Concepts of Living Systems and Living Systems & Adaptive Leaders


Essay 1: Thesis Workshop, sentence outline

BIBE: Target skills

 

 

Week 5

Mon. Jan 31

WRITE Essay 1, Revised Draft + sentence outline

READ Parks chapters 4-6

Case-In-Point opportunity (for Monday, 2/7) 

Ladder of Inference and Left-Hand Column Communication Tools

Essay 1: Peer Review/ outline work

Film: Frozen River (skills analysis)

Wed.  Feb 2

READ Rusesabagina, An Ordinary Man

WRITE Seminar prep 4

Seminar on Rusesabagina

Assign Cultural Interview 2; sample transcript with "comments"

Empathy Skills; The Sugar Test

Before your cultural interview (due Feb 14):

Watch on Ted.com: Chimamanda Adiche's "Danger of a Single Story"
READ Fran Peavey's Strategic Questioning Manual (ch. 1-3)
and REVIEW Four Levels of Listening (Scharmer)

Film: Frozen River (skills analysis)