GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
Section: 007 Design
Term: WN 2018
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
Credits:
4
Other:
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GERMAN 230 or RCLANG 291.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
GERMAN 221 or 231; or assignment by placement test.
Other Course Info:
All sections of GERMAN 232 address special topics, e.g., music, philosophy, science, current political issues, etc. F, W, Sp, Su.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

We all use a lot of things every day, without thinking much about their creation, or the process of their production: their design. This German language course will explore aspects of design, the lives of the designers as well as the social and political backgrounds for their designs, with a focus on designs in and from Germany, as well as the interconnectedness to everything that surrounds us. We will look at examples from transportation, architecture, everyday life and fashion in the period from about 1900 to today. You will gain a brief overview of some design eras, make connections to designs of today and become aware of the impact design has on our lives.

The information discussed will provide the structure to review and improve German grammar and vocabulary, as well as practice the language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. It is the goal to give you a more comprehensive understanding of the German language, using the topic of design. We will express, discuss and justify our thoughts and ideas, read texts, listen to media and discuss their meanings with design and society in mind. Your grade will be based on participation, homework, group projects, essays, quizzes and a final project, in which you will present your own company or design-office with either real-live, already existing objects of your choice, or self-designed (imaginary) objects. You will be talking about “your” life as a designer, your ideas and work. All materials and assignments will be handed out in class and/or will be available through Canvas.

GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
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18310
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11482
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11483
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MTuWTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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11485
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MTuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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16623
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24612
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MTuWTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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