Every Fall, All First-Time Shenandoah Students Register For One Of The Many 走向全球 Offerings.
Fall 2022 Classes: Please click the course title below for descriptions and class videos.
教师:盟友DeGrassi & Marshell埃德尼
这次研讨会 focuses on ways to live sustainably when human interactions deplete our planet’s resources, because there is NO Planet B. 研究人员发现，大学生的环境意识是“次优”的，他们很少表现出或根本不愿意弥补环境损害. Several implications can be drawn from these revelations such as, students are not 1) aware of various environmental impacts, and 2) willing to change their behaviors to reduce these impacts. Learners will explore the questions, “What environmental issues exist and what can be done to reduce negative impacts”. 学习者将把自己的行为和与地球的互动与世界各地的互动进行比较，从而成为更好的全球公民.
Ghost Stories and Legends
Enter the land of banshees, pookas, wendigos, and golems. Our class focuses on ghost stories and legends from around the world. We will see how common American tales have their origins in other lands. We will gain an appreciation of how “we are the stories we tell” as these reveal the hopes, 梦想, and dears of every corner of the globe. 学生将学习认识每个国家的独特文化以及每个故事的共同主题.
Global Perspectives on Mental 健康
教师:Hanaa之一、 & 艾丽卡宾
你有, 或者你身边的人, ever experienced a life altering event that left you stretching your head, unsure of how to process the experience? More and more 个人 are dealing with events, 突然或逐渐, that so significantly alter their lives and impact their ability to reach their fullest potential. Research from all corners of the world, provides new and improved methods for addressing mental health concerns. 本课程将回顾研究和研究世界各地正在治愈人们的各种类型的疗法. This class will include informative hands-on experience through class outings 包括 a nature trail, 马场, 和艺术工作室.
How Do You Peel a Banana
This course uses American advertising to examine the construction of race, 种族, and gender from the late 19th 世纪至今, particularly the historical contexts contributing to stereotyped portrayals in advertising. 巴黎人登录将研究文化和政治格局的重大变化之间的关系，以及广告如何在种族和性别方面描绘这些变化. Throughout the semester, 巴黎人登录将通过关注在广告中反复出现的持久的意义模式，以及这些模式告诉巴黎人登录特定的种族和民族刻板印象和性别规范的发展，将新旧内容联系起来. We specifically question the images advertising personifies as an American ideal and ask who is included, 被排除在外, and what are some implications of that inclusion and exclusion.
Bringing Multicultural Picture Books to Life
教师:斯诺黛安娜 & LaTasha做'Zia
这个研讨会, Bringing Multicultural Picture Books to Life: 剧院 for Youth, 关注青少年戏剧和儿童绘本世界的交叉方式，提供反映巴黎人登录是谁的镜子, as well as windows to develop empathy for other perspectives and experiences. 这个快节奏的, arts-infused, 高能课程专注于如何创造性地与多元文化的受众和体验进行交流. Students will reflect on the importance of what it means to share and amplify stories, their own and those of others, 以及对Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop’s work about 镜子, windows, and sliding glass doors. Approaching children’s stories and stagecraft through the lens of windows, 镜子, and sliding glass doors prioritizes diversity, 荣誉很多文化, 并促进移情.
Communicating in a Global Society
教师:尤兰达吉布森 & 大丽阿什福德
这个研讨会, Communicating in a Global Society, is designed to help students learn how to communicate with 个人 from diverse cultural backgrounds. 学生将研究他们自己的文化身份以及与价值观相关的全球文化, 信仰, 语言, 媒体, 和传统. Utilizing various aspects of intercultural communication theory, 学生将讨论这些文化指标如何通过交流体现出来，以及社会如何以不同的方式使用交流.
Faculty: Salli Hamilton
这次研讨会 focuses on what is considered by many experts as the biggest looming healthcare crisis.
Sports as a Political Tool
这个研讨会, Sport as a Political Tool, focuses on the intersection between sport and political, 社会, and historical movements. Sport is often seen as “just a game”, 但仔细观察就会发现，体育是如何反映和改变世界各地的政治和社会现实的. 学生们将了解体育运动——无论是积极的还是消极的——被用作政治工具的实例, and reflect on ways sport-related events and policy can change how we see our world.
All the World’s a Stage
Faculty: Courtney Reilly
Beyond enjoyment and entertainment, the arts broaden our perspective and bring meaning to our lives — they give voice to human struggle, tackle challenging questions, provide space for reflection, and connect us to our own humanity. This course will explore how the arts impact and connect us on an individual and global level. Through active participation, 研究, 和反射, we will experience the performing arts — participating in, 观察, and discussing a broad range of artistic responses to global issues. We will reflect on how we experience the arts and how those experiences are shaped by our own world view. 特别是, 巴黎人登录将探讨艺术如何在全球范围内被用作社会正义的工具，以及艺术家如何将社会实践作为培养创造力的技术, building community and impacting change.
No Lie Can Live Forever: Confronting the Historical Legacies of Deception, 教化, 和否认
Faculty: Jonathan Noyalas
这次研讨会 will examine the ways in which governments, 组织, 和其他各方, at various moments in history and around the globe, have created false narratives, ignored historic reality, utilized indoctrination, or demonized certain racial or ethnic groups for the purpose of promoting racial superiority. 另外, 本课程将探讨那些主张种族优越感的努力所带来的影响，并探讨如何追究政府和团体的责任，建立一个更具包容性和多样性的历史格局，以促进对过去更全面的理解. Students in this course will engage in a variety of learning experiences, 包括, but not limited to discussion, 个人反省, immersive learning experiences, 和演示.
Empowering Women Advancing Sport
Faculty: Ashley Smeltzer-Kraft
联合国正式承认，妇女和女童参与体育挑战性别陈规定型观念和歧视，因此可以成为促进性别平等和增强妇女和女童权能的工具. The first inter国家 conference on women and sport was held in Brighton, England in 1994. 作为一个结果, 《巴黎人登录》获得核可，以提供指导旨在增加女孩和妇女在各级和所有职能和作用的参与的行动的原则. Despite growing participation of women in sport in recent years, 在体育界，女性参与决策和领导角色的比例并没有一直提高. This class will examine the barriers to girls and women in participation and leadership.
这门课程不仅需要你的参与，还需要你愿意帮助促进和维持一个支持性的课堂环境，让每个学生的观点都得到尊重和倾听. 是开放的. 是好奇的. 是深思熟虑的.
这个研讨会, 公共艺术的力量: Visualizing the Voice, focuses on visual art applications as extensions of 个人 and communities. What does it mean to have a voice? How does voice transcend 语言 and culture? Can someone have a voice without uttering a word? 什么是社区? Where do communities exist? 什么是艺术? 什么是公共艺术? Where and how does public art exist? Can public art create community? Can public art affect 社会 change and accelerate 社会 justice?
In 公共艺术的力量: Visualizing the Voice 巴黎人登录将通过观察公共领域的视觉艺术来探讨这些问题和其他问题, 国家, and global 社会 justice issues. Students will engage in a variety of personal experiences 包括, but not limited to: public art site visits, 公共艺术批评, 和演示 of personal favorites.
What Does a Scientist Look Like
在这门课, students will explore discrimination and underrepresentation of groups in science, 技术, 工程, 和数学(STEM). Institutional biases affect a wide range of historically marginalized groups, 包括女, 黑色的, LatinX, 土著, 和同性恋群体的科学家. 除了, 本课程将讨论阻碍某些个人参与科学探究的社会结构, while encouraging others even at a young age. 学生将介绍来自代表性不足群体的成功科学家的研究，并找出解决STEM领域不平等的方法. We will watch movies and documentaries that highlight notable minority scientists, and participate in discussions on these and other, 知名度较低, 个人. This course will take a global view on this issue, considering how scientific communities differ from country to country, and how regional biases shape those communities.
Slowing it Down – Walks & 朝圣
Faculty: Tracy Fitzsimmons & 伯大尼阿斯
Do you like to walk or bike? Do you move briskly or meander or charge through life? Do you have a sense of purpose 或打电话ing, do you chart an exploratory path, do you rely on spontaneity to guide you? Across the world and across centuries, people have participated in intentional walks, and such intentional walks and bike rides are gaining in popularity in recent years. People may reflect on the act of walking (or biking), they may reflect while walking or they may use walks to clear their minds. What makes a walk a pilgrimage? 通过这门课, 巴黎人登录将研究从圣地亚哥之路到朝觐，再到查尔达姆，再到阿巴拉契亚步道的徒步和朝圣. Together and individually, we will do several active walking (or biking) assignments.
Marriage and Sexuality in Islam
examine how Muslims understood sex, arranged sexual relationships, and structured marriage contracts. 特别注意穆斯林妇女如何被置于性关系中，以及她们如何利用不同的文化和宗教规则为自己服务. 委员会还注意改革伊斯兰法的现代尝试，以争取更大的两性平等.
“F” Words: Examining Worldviews Through Objects and Narratives
教师:杰斯克劳森, Ting-Yu陈, 凯利克劳利, 凯西·埃文斯, 布莱恩Pearce-Gonzalez, Karrin卢卡奇, 马特。柯尔, 德文郡的泰勒, 艾米Sarch, Leann科里, & 查尔斯也许是
What does your clothing or what you had for lunch say about you? 这门课程以“展示和讲述”为工具，让巴黎人登录向从不同角度看世界的人学习和表达自己. In each unit students will “show” an object or ‘tell” a story relating to an “F” word (Food, 时尚, 小说, 信仰). We start with what that object or story means to the individual, 然后扩大巴黎人登录的范围，研究任何事物如何具有超越个体的意义. How might our approaches to things like food, fashion, fiction, and faith exclude others? What does what you eat say about who you are? What does a piece of clothing say about who you are not? What does the book you’re reading say to the person next to you? How is your worldview shaped (or not) by religion? Together we’ll focus on questions like these and encourage you to find your own “F” word.
This course will be delivered in a hybrid format, 也就是说，除了通过在线平台进行虚拟教学外，学生们还将在课堂上面对面交流.
FYS brought me to not only friends but a family! My class encouraged me to find the most important parts of curriculum, the city of Winchester and most importantly myself! 它带来了一种使命感，鼓励我去评估和建立我最重要的价值观，以支持最真实的自己.
Business Administration in 健康care Management, BBA
My FYS class created so many opportunities to make new connections and learn from my fellow peers. 开始人生的新篇章可能有点吓人，但通过我的FYS同学和导师的支持, Shenandoah quickly began to feel like home.
When I first got to Shenandoah, it was my FYS class that really made me feel at home. 我的教授, 我的同学们, 这门课本身就受到了热烈的欢迎，我仍然每天都在利用这门课学到的跨文化技能! I’m forever thankful to my FYS family, because that class has shaped who I am as a student, 一个艺术家, 和一个领导者.
剧院 Design and Production- Stage Management, BFA