GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
Winter 2021, Section 003 - Wellness
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
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Details

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
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
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:

Description

This course will explore the meaning of the concept of “Wellness”, now a commonly used term in Germany. Topics will include mindfulness, nutrition, exercise, sleep, relaxation and other aspects of lifestyle. We will investigate how Germans strive to live a healthy and balanced life, and students will also examine their own practices and goals relating to wellness. Students will be required to participate actively during class. Besides traditional language class activities, we will also sometimes be doing physical activities, such as yoga, mindfulness practice and exercises designed to engage students at German public schools in a 5 minute “movement break”. As we explore each topic, students will be required to keep journals on those topics, such as recording their meals or exercise or sleep patterns for several weeks.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be based on active participation, journals, essays, quizzes, presentations, and a final project.

Class Format:

Instruction Mode: As a DC (Distance due to COVID) course, all aspects of this course will be fully compatible with remote online learning.

Learning Mode: We will meet at the scheduled classtime. Occasionally, there may be a class period that is asynchronous but this will be announced as the semester progresses. Course meetings will be conducted on Zoom. Students will need access to a camera and a microphone. Students will be required to participate using video and audio during class times.

Course Testing/Assessment: Exams/quizzes/assignments will be asynchronous.

Schedule

GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 Online
19096
Open
4
 
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TuWThF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (REC)
 Online
12757
Open
5
 
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TuWThF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (REC)
 Online
12758
Closed
0
 
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TuWThF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
004 (REC)
 Online
12759
Closed
0
 
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TuWThF 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (REC)
 Online
12760
Closed
0
 
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MTuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (REC)
 Online
17583
Open
8
 
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TuTh 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Note: The course instructor will work around evening exam conflicts in other classes--email gds.ugrad@umich.edu for an override.
007 (REC)
 Online
24199
Open
2
 
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MTuWTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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