Fall 2010  
 
DATE ACTIVITY
WEEK ONE
August 30-September 3
WEEK ONE
Welcome Introduction
Lecture An Ever Lengthening Shadow
Online Primary Source Assignment Images of Families and Children, 1500-1750
WEEK TWO
September 8-10
 
Lecture From the Traditional to the Modern Family
Reading Assignment Mintz, Ch. 1-2
Study Questions
WEEK THREE
September 13-17
WEEK THREE
Lecture Childhood in Early America: Dependence, Virtue & Character, I
Reading Assignment Mintz, Ch. 3
Study Questions
Lecture Childhood in Early America: Dependence, Virtue & Character, II
WEEK FOUR
September 20-24
WEEK FOUR

Lecture

Age Consciousness and the Sentimentalization of Childhood

Reading Assignment

Online Primary Source Assignment
Mintz, Ch. 4
Study Questions

Moral Education for Character in Sunday School Literature and the Slave Quarter
Lecture Growing Up Black, I

WEEK FIVE
September 27-October 1

WEEK FIVE


Reading Assignment

Online Primary Source Assignment


Mintz, Ch. 5-6
StudyQuestions

Growing Up "Red"
Lecture A More Innocent View of Innnocence: From Sheltered to Scientific Childhood
Lecture Betwixt and Between: Youth and Adolescence, 1840-1920

WEEK SIX
October 4-8

WEEK SIX

Reading Assignment Mintz, Ch. 7-8
Study Questions
Lecture Growing Up Poor, I
Reading Assignment Larcom, entire
Study Questions
WEEK SEVEN
October 11-15
WEEK SEVEN
Mid Term Examination Preparation Post Mid Term Exam Questions to Discussion Board
EXAM MID TERM EXAM
Online Secondary Source Assignment Making Sense of Oral History, I
WEEK EIGHT
October 18-22
WEEK EIGHT
Online Primary Source Assignment Making Sense of Oral History, II
Lecture Theories of Childhood: From Hall to Spock

Reading Assignment 


Online Primary Source Assignment 


Mintz, Ch. 9-10

Study Questions

Schooling in the Lives of Children and Youth, I & II
or
Youth in Various Guises

WEEK NINE
October 25-29
WEEK NINE
Lecture Adolescence in Theory & Reality, 1928-1970
Lecture Making the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood, I
Reading Assignments

Mintz, Ch. 11
Study Questions

Glen H. Elder, Jr., John Modell, & Ross D. Parke, "Studying Childen in a Changing World" (see Course Documents)
Study Questions

WEEK TEN
November 1-5
WEEK TEN
Lecture Making the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood, II
Online Primary Source Assignment

Demography of Youth, 1920-1950

Growing Up in American Between the Wars

Lecture Growing Up Poor, II
WEEK ELEVEN
November 8-12
WEEK ELEVEN
Reading Assignment Mintz, Ch. 12-13
Study Questions
Online Primary Source Assignment Magpie Sings the Great Depression
Lecture Growing Up in World War II
WEEK TWELVE
November 15-19
WEEK TWELVE
Reading Assignment Baker, entire
Study Questions
Lecture Growing Up Black, II
Reading Assignment Mintz, Ch. 14-15
Study Questions
WEEK THIRTEEN
November 22-24
WEEK THIRTEEN
Reading Assignment Anne Moody, Parts One &Two
Study Questions
Lecture Youth Rebellions in the 1960s
  THANKSGIVING BREAK
WEEK FOURTEEN
November 29-December 3
WEEK FOURTEEN

Reading Assignment

 

Anne Moody, Parts Three & Four
Study Questions

Online Secondary Source Assignment

Online Primary source Assignment

Student Protests at Duke University
or
Read and compare:
Excerpts from Greene, Be True to Your School
High school activists tell us what they want

Lecture

The College Quest: Growing Up in the Post Modern Age
WEEK FIFTEEN
December 6-8
WEEK FIFTEEN
Reading Assignment Mintz, Ch. 16-17
Study Questions
Review Review
Submit final exam questions to Discussion Board