Health & Human Development 1998-1999


Faculty: Betsy Diffendal, Coordinator
Janice Kido
Betty Kutter
Jess Spielholz
Steve Verhey
Sonja Weidenhaupt

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Week 1
Orientation to the Quarter and to Each Other

Tuesday, 29 September
Thursday, 1 October
Friday, 2 October
8:00-12:00: Longhouse 1007 B & C

Orientation to the Program, Faculty, Student Colleagues›››
Retreat - 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
(Camp Schechter - see map, handed out in class)

Lunch will be served

Preread ICC p 5-26žAn Introduction to Intercultural CommunicationÓ

›Hand out "How to Read a Non-Fiction Book"

Hand out "Hints for a Seminar"

Hand out "Book Seminar Preparation Papers"
Retreat - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Camp Schechter - see map)

Food Safety:Cultural Approaches (Steve)
Preread pp 556-567 in Sizer & Whitney

Hand out guidelines for Nutrition Club Lunch reports

Lunch will be served

First Book Seminar:›have read and
be prepared to discuss Seeing Voices
Break 12:00-1:30
Orientation to Quarter's Seminar Group (in seminar rooms)

Hand out Covenant›and Syllabus›
Week 2
Opening Perspectives on the Disciplines & Their Methods
Tuesday, 6 October
Thursday, 8 October
Friday, 9 October

8-9
Quartets Meet for Breakfast
››
8-9
Library 4300
Personal Health Practices Overview #1: Yoga
›9-12›››››› 

Rotating groups, various locations:

Food/math Workshop (L 4300; Betty)

Hand out Nutrition Analysis Project Guidelines

Introduction to PC/windows & Internet(L2408/GCC; Steve & Tiffany)

Introduction to HHD Web Discussion Group

Writing Workshop(L4300; Sonja, Betsy, Jan)

9-12
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Sacks video, followed by:

Faculty fishbowl of disciplinary perspectives on video content
››
Read: ICC p27-36 žCommunication in a Global VillageÓ

EXTRA: DeafWeb Washington

EXTRA: Online ASL Dictionary

About HHD Extra Links
9-12
Library 4300

Black box workshop
(Sonja, Jan, Betsy):

Methods of Investigation, Kinds of Evidence, Interpretation.
Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Break 12:00-1:30
Week 2 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

Reading:McElroy & Townsend Ch. 1, 5, 6 (pp 1-27, 169-234);›Sizer & Whitney Ch.1.
1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Introduction to Human Physiology (Steve & Betty)

Reading: Sizer & Whitney Ch. 3

EXTRA: Online Medical Dictionary
1:30 - 3:30
Integrative Seminar

1st Draft of Integrative Paper 1 Due
Week 3
Beginning the Human Life Cycle
Tuesday, 13 October
Thursday, 15 October
Friday, 16 October
›8-9 Any Location
Personal Health Practice/Quartet Meetings
8-9
Library 4300
Personal Health Practices Overview #2: Stress Reduction
9-12
›Rotating groups:

Library Workshop: Nutrition & Health Resources(Betty & Betsy)

Library & Genetic Resources, Web Crossing Revisited
(L2408/GCC; Steve & Tiffany)

Reading Scientific Articles(L4300; Sonja & Jan)
9-12
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Human prenatal development I (Betty)

EXTRA: Mouse Development Movie!



Birth and Early Learning, Bonding, Cultural Differences (Sonja & Betsy)
9-12
L4300

Prenatal development II:›

›Embryology/Cell Biology

Genetic Counseling

(Steve & Betty)

Reading: Sizer & Whitney pp 190-201

Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Nutrition Club Lunch # 1:  Thailand/Viet Nam 12:00-1:30

EXTRA: Thai Culture

Week 3 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

Seminar Preparation Paper Due

Reading:Past Due
Polished draft of Integrative Paper 1 due
1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Thinking about Theories of Development:

Cognitive/language development (Jan, Sonja, Betsy)

Reading: ICC pp191-205 "Culture, Problem Solving, and Pedagogical Style;" pp207-212 "The Crossroads of Language and Culture"
1:30 - 3:30
Integrative Seminar

"Hard Choices:" an array of ethical dilemmas to discuss›

EXTRA: Genetic Disorder Support Groups
Week 4
The Brain:An Amazing Organ!
Tuesday, 20 October
Thursday, 22 October
Friday, 23 October
›8-9 
Any Location
Personal Health Practice/Quartet Meetings

Longhouse 1007 B & C: ASL Class

8-9 
Library 4300
Personal Health Overview # 3: Massage›
9-12
Library 4300

›Rotating groups:

Computers: Nutrition Analysis Software (Steve & Tiffany)

The USDA's Nutrient Database

Library Workshop: Social Science Resources (Sonja & Betsy)

Micronutrients (Betty)

Don't forget the Graduate School/Internship Fair: Library Lobbies

9 - 12
Longhouse 1007 B & C

The Brain Series (Video)



Introduction to the Brain; preparation for discussion of Receptors (Betty, Steve, Betsy)

›9-12
Library 4300

Can Babies Think?What's the Evidence?: Journal Articles and Discussion (Sonja)




Learning and the Brain (Jan & Betsy)
Reading: ICC pp349-361 "Influence of Culture on Classroom Communication"
Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Nutrition Club Lunch # 2: Vegan 12:00-1:30

EXTRA: Vegan Bikers!

Week 4 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30
Seminar Preparation Paper Due

Reading: Receptors

EXTRA: LSD - My Problem Child

1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Nutrition & the Brain (Steve & Betty)
Reading: Sizer & Whitney Chapter 4; also pp547-553
1:30-3:30

Integrative Seminar

First Draft of Integrative Paper 2 Due
Week 5
Culture & the Developing Child
Tuesday, 27 October
Thursday, 29 October
Friday, 30 October
8-9 
Any Location
Personal Health Practice/Quartet Meetings

Longhouse 1007 B & C: ASL Class

8-9 
Library 4300
Personal Health Overview # 4: Massage
9-12
Library 4300

›Rotating groups:
Computers (Steve & Tiffany)

EXTRA: Vitamin Structures!

Writing Workshop (Sonja, Betsy)

Perception (Jan)

 9 - 12
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Culture & Development
(Betsy, Jan, Sonja)

Prgram Discussion and Planning (all faculty, all students)

Reading: ICC p36-44 "Cultural Identity and Intercultural Communication"

EXTRA: Developmental Hotlinks

9-12
Library 4300

Micronutrient Workshop: Peer Teaching

(each student learns about and explains one class of micronutrients and impact on biological development)

Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Nutrition Club Lunch #3: Mexico/South America/Caribbean 12:00-1:30
Week 5 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

No reading, this week only:  work on micronutrient presentations.  Groups meet as announced in class.

Polished Draft of Integrative Paper 2 Due

1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Development of Math Understanding: Piaget, Gardner, and friends
(Sonja, Jan, Betsy)

1:30-3:30

Integrative Seminar

Evaluation of Article 1 Due--Please Attach Copy of Article to Your Paper!!

About Article Evaluation Papers

During seminar today, plan on sharing a description of the article you chose to evaluate.

Week 6
Nature & Nurture
(Note: Faculty team attends college-wide faculty retreat W-F)
Tuesday, 3 November
Thursday, 5 November
Friday, 6 November
8-9 
Any Location
Personal Health Practice/Quartet Meetings

Longhouse 1007 B & C: ASL Class

8-9 
Library 4300
Personal Health Practices: No Overview This Week
Tiffany available in Computer Lab.
9 - 12
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Human Genetics & Evolution
(Steve)

Extra: DNA structure

Reading: Living with Our Genes: Introduction



Perspectives on Personality Development

(Sonja & Betsy & Jan)

9-12
Library 4300

Human Personality

Video Screenings and Written Exercises

View: "First Feelings," "35-up"›

Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Nutrition Club Lunch #4: Japan 12:00-1:30
 Week 6 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

Reading: Living with Our Genes, Introduction, Chapters 1-4, 7

genetic roots of personality, thrill seeking, worry, anger, depression, addiction

Seminar Preparation Paper Due

EXTRA:  Normal Brain Anatomy!

 Meet in Quartets for Peer Review of Nutrition Project Progress

Completed Nutrition Project Due Next Thursday, Nov. 12

1:30-3:30

Integrative Seminar

First Draft of Integrative Paper 3 Due

Week 7
Issues of Adolescent Development
Tuesday, 10 November
Thursday, 12 November
Friday, 13 November
8-9 
Any Location
Personal Health Practice/Quartet Meetings

Longhouse 1007 B & C: ASL Class

8-9 
Library 4300
Personal Health Practices Overview #5: Introduction to Healing Work with Northwest Herbs
9-12
Library 4300

Issues of Adolescence

Reading: Preassigned Articles for Peer Teaching on Several Issues

(Jan, Sonja, Betsy)


9 - 12

Puberty & Hormones
Adolescent Health
(Betty)

Reading: Schoolgirls, Sizer & Whitney pp 514-533


Video: Bulemia

›››9-12
Library 4300

Week 6 Video Follow-up

Video Screening Exercises Due from Week 6



Erickson Workshop
(Jan & Sonja)
 
Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Nutrition Club Lunch #5: India 12:00-1:30
Week 7 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

Reading: Schoolgirls

Seminar Preparation Paper Due

Polished Draft of Integrative Paper 3 Due

1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Weight & Energy Balance
 (Steve)

Building and Using the Pop Can Calorimeter

Reading: Sizer & Whitney Chapters 5 & 9

Olestra: you decide!
 

›1:30-3:30

Integrative Seminar›
Week 8
Sex & Gender
Tuesday, 17 November
Thursday, 19 November
Friday, 20 November
8-9 Any Location
Personal Health Practice/Quartet Meetings
8-9 
Library 4300
Personal Health Practices Overview #6: Wellness Center Discussion on Health Assessment
9-12
Library 4300

Informal Fallicies Workshop
(Steve, Sonja, Jan)

EXTRA: Betty & Her Phage In The News!

›9 - 12
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Workshop on Sex Roles
(See Alice Seargent's Book)
(Jan Betsy)


Video clip on gender
 

9-12
Library 4300

"It's Elementary" video


Stonewall Youth & Safe Schools Coalition Panel on Being Gay in High School 
 

Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Nutrition Club Lunch #6: Mediterranean 12:00-1:30
 Week 8 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

Reading: Living With Our genes, Ch. 5,  Conclusion;  ICC pp164-273 "Gender, Communication, and Culture;" and "The Primacy of Gender Attribution," handed out Friday

 

 1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

How Do We Get Our Sex:
The Biology of X and Y
(Steve)
 

 

1:30-3:30

Integrative Seminar
› 
First Draft of Integrative Paper 4 Due
Thanksgiving Break:November 23-27
Week 9
Human Stresses of Everyday Life
Tuesday, 1 December
Thursday, 3 December
Friday, 4 December
8-9 Any Location
Personal Health Practice/Quartet Meetings
8-9 
Library 4300
Personal Health Practices Overview #7: cancelled
9-12
Library 4300

Cross-cultural perspectives on stress
(Betsy)


        Environmental and Dietary stress
(Steve)

Ames & Gold: US Senate Testimony on Cancer and Carcinogens

See also Sizer & Whitney Chapter 11


 Self Evaluation Workshop

 
Biological Concomitants of Homosexuality
(Steve)

 EXTRA: McFadden & Pasanen, PNAS-USA 95:2709-2713


 Video:  Healing and the Brain
 

9-12
Library 4300

Modes of Dealing With Conflict 
(Jan)

Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
Nutrition Club Lunch #7: West Africa 12:00-1:30
Week 9 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

Reading:  Medical Anthropology, Ch. 7 (pp. 238-280)

1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

Video: Healing and the Brain

Psychoneuroimmunology
(Betty)

EXTRA: www.health.gov!

1:30-3:30

Integrative Seminar 

Article Evaluation Paper 2 Due

Informal Fallicies

Week 10
Summaries & Reflections
Tuesday, 8 December
Thursday, 10 December
Friday, 11 December

 Loose End Tie Up:

Conflict, The Brain, Carcinogens

Student Presentations on Art Therapy  I: Music


Winter Quarter project planning discussions››
9-12
Library 4300

Student Presentations on Art Therapy  II: Visual Art & Movement

 

Break 12:00-1:30
Break 12:00-1:00
12:00-1:30
Final Fall Quarter Program Potluck and Celebration -
everyone bring something good to share.  May invite a family member or
friend for lunch.
Week 10 Book Seminar 1:30-3:30

Reading:  Love and Survival

Portfolios due today!

Portfolio Guidelines

 1-3:30
Longhouse 1007 B & C

 Physical Activity and Health

Reading: Sizer & Whitney Chapter 10


Nutrition Project Wrap-up

No Integrative Seminar Today
Week 11
Evaluation Week
Tuesday, 15 December
Thursday, 17 December
Friday, 18 December

Sign up for evaluation meetings

Program Description for Winter 1999

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