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April 27, 2009

Week #14 Discussion Café

For this final Discussion Café, respond to class members' Reading Reflection postings for week #14. Due: by Sunday, May 3 (midnight).

April 9, 2009

Week #12 Discussion Café

In this Discussion Café, read over the Week #12 Reading Reflection postings by other class members responding to the first set of articles in Religious Imagination of American Women. Due dates for those unable to join the in-person discussion: EXTENDED to Sunday, April 19 for full points; partial credit by April 23.

April 2, 2009

Week #11 Discussion Café

Due for full credit by April 9; reduced credit by April 16.

In this Discussion Café, read over the Week #11 Reading Reflection postings by other class members responding to the second set of articles in Buddhist Women On The Edge. There are also some comments made by class members in the Class Community Posts from April 2 that you might have responses to.

March 26, 2009

Week #10 Discussion Café

Please post here by April 2 for full credit after reading posted Week #10 Reading Reflections.

- On-line class members: this is required for group learning credit.
- Everyone: feel free to add extra ideas, observations, and questions related to the reading on Buddhism.

March 19, 2009

Week #9 Discussion Café

Use this link to comment on class Reading Reflections for Week #9. You can also share any lingering thoughts you have about the book Weaving the Visions as we move on to a new topic.

Those unable to attend group discussion on March 19: you'll need to post something for your group learning points.
Everyone: feel free to add comments and observations.

Due date for full credit: March 26. Final "grace period" due date for partial credit: April 2.

March 5, 2009

Week #8 Discussion Café

Discussion Café for Week #8 - Due date March 19; grace period due date March 26.

- On-line students: please read over the Week #8 Reading Reflections and respond by posting comments here.

- Classroom discussion students: feel free to add points or responses if you wish to.

February 26, 2009

Week #7 Discussion Café - Extra Credit

Use this comments link to post responses to Week #7 Reading Reflections from other classmates, or to post anything you want to say about the Week #7 readings (Weaving the Vision Part 2: Naming the Sacred ) that you didn't include in your Week #7 Reading Reflection assignment. If you are behind in your Discussion Café postings (online class members), I'll give you some extra credit for posting here. This link will stay live for two weeks. Week #5 Reading Café will stay open through the weekend; Week #6 Reading Café will stay open at least through next Thursday, in case you need to do some catching up.

February 19, 2009

Week #6 Discussion Café

Use this Discussion Café posting to respond to class members Week #6 postings (Weaving The Visions Part 1: Our Heritage Is Our Power).
-- Online folks: be sure to respond to at least one class member's posting for group learning credit.
-- Everyone: feel free to respond to anything in the reading or class members' responses to the Week #6 materials.

This Café will be open for two weeks.

February 12, 2009

Week #5 Discussion Café

We've finished the book WomanSpirit Rising with articles about new traditions. There are some pretty interesting ideas out there in the Reading Reflection postings. Now that you've worked through the readings (and the book), what's on your mind?
-- On-line students: post a response to someone's Week #5 Reading Reflection for group learning credit.
-- Everyone: feel free to put your "last words" about WomanSpirit Rising here.

February 8, 2009

Week #4 Discussion Café

After reading about reformers within structured religion, and reading other class members' comments, what do you have to add or respond?
-- Online folks: make sure you respond to at least one other class member's Reading Reflections.
-- Everyone: post comments on anything that adds to the discussion.

January 14, 2009

Week #3 Discussion Café

It's after class - you're sitting in the Discussion Café thinking over the readings and student responses for Week #3. What are your responses to the reading and the ideas of your classmates?

- Online students: please post at least one entry of 250+ words for your group learning credit.
- Everyone - feel free to post reflections or responses to Week #3 readings and classmate writings.

January 13, 2009

Week #2 Discussion Café

The Week #2 Discussion Café is open for business Thursday afternoon, January 22. Use this space to post discussion comments.
-- On-line students (those unable to join the in-person discussion for week #2): make at least one entry of at least 200-250 words responding to one or more of the Reading Reflections posted by a classmate. (Post with first name, last initial.) Whatever your response - agreement, disagreement, having a different approach or perspective - be sure to give good reasons for your response, so that someone else can follow your train of thought. Post your response(s) as soon as possible after January 22, but no later than one week to count as a contribution to group learning.
-- Everyone: use this space to respond to Week #2 Reading Reflections, to issues or questions raised by the readings, or to other Discussion Café posts.