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Month: April 2017

Weekly Business 4/24

Weekly Business 4/24

Dear Trinidad Travel Companions, Hope all is well your way! The semester is winding down. So much to take care of. A few reminders/ invitations/ check-ins: Digital Assignment: You will receive a link to folder where you can upload the photo and caption for grading. Wherever you submitted it, I do not have access to it for grading purposes. Tomorrow’s class: In addition to completing the readings, please be ready to share what you learned from your deeper culture/ connection…

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What’s due & when?

What’s due & when?

Discussion Board/ Participation: Ongoing! Missed classes/ posts will impact your participation grade. Final Study Guide: due any time between May 5th before May 10th (both electronic and hard copy) Digital Common Assignment due April 20th (complete all annotations etc.) Final Project: due shared in class and handed in on May 2nd (unless class votes to meet on Reading day May 4th for a longer class meeting)   Office hours are every Tuesday from 2:30-3:30 pm and by appointment. Do not…

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Digital Assigment and SpARC

Digital Assigment and SpARC

My name is Jasmine Shakir and I am a tutor in the D-Center. I have been working with your Trinidad and Northern Ireland students regarding uploading their photos and organizing their information to get ready for Sparc. I would love to visit both classes next week to make sure that each student is confident that they know how to move on to Step 4 on the Reflective Mapping LibGuide. This process should take no more than 10 minutes of your time and…

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Study Guide/ Quiz

Study Guide/ Quiz

GLOBAL 102O TRINIDAD QUIZ/ Study Guide Complete the following study guide of key course concepts) by Thursday with your partner. Use only your readings and notes to complete all questions in your own words. You may refer to your readings and notes, but you may not research the answers online or discuss them with colleagues. Upon completion, please post it to the DB before Thursday’s class. DEFINITIONS: Define or explain the following terms and give examples/ citations from readings wherever…

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Complaint Free Pledge

Complaint Free Pledge

A Complaint Free Pledge: 1. I commit to looking for solutions rather than problems. 2. I will speak only positively about other people whether they are present or not. 3. My words will be about the myriad things I have to be grateful for rather than my relatively small number of problems. 4. I take responsibility for my words knowing that they reflect my thoughts and create my reality. 5. I know that happiness is a choice I make at…

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Weekly Reminders

Weekly Reminders

Dear GBL 102O: Here are a few class-related reminders to keep in mind:   Readings and topics this week: Please note the updates. Tues, April 4 Now What? Lessons and Observationsin (Neo)colonialism Saviorism Service  The Reductive Seduction of Other People’s ProblemsService Trips? European Slave Trade A Neocolonial Warp of Outmoded Hierarchies, Curricula and Disciplinary Technologies in Trinidad’s Educational System (2016)  Outside of Class Social Activity (Attend Writers Fest events this week) Thurs, Apr 6 Now What? Anti-Colonial/ Decolonialism Anti-Colonial IdeasEquity? Equality?…

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