September 12 - October 1: The Physical Self
Generalization: Identity is determined by genetic processes.
Physical Self goals:
a. To recognize that our physical identity
is composed of biological factors, our perceptions of those biological
factors and the way others react to our bodies.
b. To engage in exercises for insights into how
our physical identity interacts with biological and social factors.
c. To reflect on the lessons learned about our bodies
from the reading assignments.
Self Skills: Analysis,
Sep. 22 -Bulletin Board Discussion reflecting on the relationship between
gender and physical identity
Oct. 1 - Exam which draws on bulletin board discussion and abstraction
of principles from readings
Sep 12 Analyze Csikszentmihalyi, "World of the Genes" and McCarthy
Plenary, "How do we know?"
Generalization: Identity is influenced by our reaction
to our body.
Sep 15 "World of the Genes" and Plenary Quiz
Sep 17 Analyze Sacks, "The Disembodied Lady"
Sep 19 Analyze Sacks, " Why I Swim"
|Internet Resources: Westminster College Library
Generalization: Identity is influenced by the community’s
reaction to our body
(posted by Hopkins Technology) Guidelines for Personal Exercise Programs,
Developed by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Team Home Page
Sep 22Analyze McLorg and Taub, "Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia"
Sep 24, Titan Traverse with Steve Montgomery
September 25, Plenary
Sep 26 Analyze Greer, "Stereotypes"
Sep 29 Self Portraits and Indentity Models Presentations
Oct 1 In-class exam based on "lessons learned" from the
readings, class sessions, plenaries and summary of bulletin board
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