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Syllabus for Race and Ethnicity Course
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Golash-Boza, Tanya. 2014. “Syllabus for Race and Ethnicity Course”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, August. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This syllabus uses the book "Race and Racisms" as the primary text with supplemental readings. The assignments for this class include two blog posts, weekly in-class writing, films, and two papers. The focus on blogging and in-class writing are two unique pedagogical features of this class on race and racism.

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Subject Area(s):
Racial and Ethnic Relations
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Class Level(s):
Any Level
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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. 1. Understand how racism and each of our racial statuses affect our lives and our society.
  2. 2. Develop an understanding of sociological theories of race and racism.
  3. 3. Analyze how racial oppression intersects with other forms of oppression.

Goal Assessment(s):

  1. 2 blog posts
  2. 10 in-class writing assignments
  3. 2 5-page papers based on readings.

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