Courses & Syllabi

EDUC 462 (MENAS 462). Web-Based Mentorship: Place Out of Time

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Students serve as teaching mentors for a web-based character-playing simulation involving high school and middle school students on a worldwide network, and they themselves also research and portray historical figures. The Place Out Of Time simulated trial is different every term, but mentors and students are always presented with a contemporary problem that they must think through in the role of their characters, one that frames an array of social, political, cultural and moral questions. Mentors are active participants in a dynamic, writing-intensive enterprise that is aimed at enlivening the study of history through juxtaposing historical perspectives and sensibilities. The course employs purposeful "play" to frame a hands-on teaching experience that is supported by extensive in-class and written reflective work. (Meets together with MENAS 591-002)

Terms Faculty Syllabus
Winter 2010 Jeff Stanzler
EDUC 462 (MENAS 462). Place out of Time Mentor Seminar

Fall 2010 Jeff Stanzler
EDUC 462 (MENAS 462). Arab-Israeli Conflict (AIC) Simulation Mentor Seminar

Winter 2014 Jeff Stanzler
EDUC 462 (MENAS 462).

Fall 2016
EDUC 462 (MENAS 462).

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