Description: The purpose of this unit
is the reading of another major play
by Shakespeare on an independent basis. The emphasis of the unit
is to give the student the opportunity
to pick out another of Shakespeare's
plays, read it on their own, and prepare a written essay
on some appropriate aspect of the play.
The play of choice may be any of
the following: Much Ado About Nothing
; Henry IV Part one
; Measure For Measure
; Romeo And Juliet
; or any of the plays in the texts not used during the course.
Objectives: At the completion of this
unit, the student should be able to:
- write an accurate and appropriate
essay on some suitable aspect of one of Shakespeare's major plays.
METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
The content of the course will be presented
in a variety of methods including the following: Lecture, instructor-led
class discuss, analyses of specific passages from scripts, student presentations,
guest speakers, films followed by group discussion and textbook reading
Telecourses: Independent study of audio/video
materials augmented by text and study guide; collaboration and participation
with class members and faculty via available means. Faculty role is facilitator
of learning experiences.
METHODS OF EVALUATION:
The exact method of evaluation will be
left to the discretion of the instructor. However, suitable methods would
include objective tests including true/false, matching, fill-in-the-blank,
and multiple choice questions; subjective essays written either in class
and/or outside of class; grade of participation by students in class discussion.
Some form of evaluation should be given for each unit. The instructor
is advised not to give a comprehensive final, and if a comprehensive final
is given, it should not constitute more than 15% of the total grade.
Students with impaired sensory, manual
or speaking skills are encouraged and have the responsibility to contact
their instructor, in a timely fashion, regarding reasonable accommodation