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SPCL 3000 LGBTQ Youth in Educational Contexts (Greytak)

Prof. Emily Greytak OER

Week 7, 3/14: Secondary School Settings - ASYNCHRONOUS WEEK

Meet: STUDY GROUPS (on or before Thurs. 3/14, remember to complete the readings BEFORE Study Group meetings)

DUE: Population Project 3/14 By 5pm

Week 8, 3/21:Synchronous Week Secondary School Settings

WATCH: Moonlight (Film) - below (also on Netflix or other services)

Citation: Moonlight. (1:50:53) Dir. Barry Jenkins. A24, 2016. Kanopy.

FYI: Instructions on setting up how you wish to view the documentary

You can watch this film on various different devices (your TV, phone, table or computer/laptop). To watch this film on your TV or mobile device you need to:

  1. Go to App Store
  2. Download the "Kanopy: Thoughtful Entertainment" app
  3. Select "Get Started" button
  4. Select "Find University" button
  5. Type in: Brooklyn College Library
  6. Select "Brooklyn College Library"
  7. Select "Next" button
  8. You will now be sent to the Brooklyn College off-campus login page
  9. Login using your CUNYfirst Username and Password

You will now be able to watch this documentary on your preferred device.

Detailed Kanopy Instructions on downloading TV & mobile apps

DUE: Educator Interview Project Step 1: Bring options of educator to interview and ideas of the type of project you want to do (remember: it has to be different than what you did for Population Project). You will share these during Study Groups.

Week 9, 3/28: Early Childhood & Elementary Settings ASYNCHRONOUS WEEK

Meet: STUDY GROUPS (on or before Thurs. 3/28, remember to complete the readings BEFORE Study Group meetings)

DUE: Educator Interview Project Step 2: Contact educator and confirm participation AND bring ideas for potential questions to Study Group

Week 10, 4/4: Early Childhood & Elementary Settings

DUE: Educator Interview Project Step 3:  Finalize interview - finalize question list, schedule interview.

Week 11, 4/11: Focus on Curriculum

  • Watch: Creating Gender Inclusive Schools (20:00) via Kanopy below
Citation: Skurnik, J. (Director). (2016). Creating Gender Inclusive Schools (20:00) [Video file]. New Day Films. Kanopy

FYI: Instructions on setting up how you wish to view the documentary

You can watch this film on various different devices (your TV, phone, table or computer/laptop). To watch this film on your TV or mobile device you need to:

  1. Go to App Store
  2. Download the "Kanopy: Thoughtful Entertainment" app
  3. Select "Get Started" button
  4. Select "Find University" button
  5. Type in: Brooklyn College Library
  6. Select "Brooklyn College Library"
  7. Select "Next" button
  8. You will now be sent to the Brooklyn College off-campus login page
  9. Login using your CUNYfirst Username and Password

You will now be able to watch this documentary on your preferred device.

Detailed Kanopy Instructions on downloading TV & mobile apps

DUE: Educator Interview Project Step 4: Conduct your Educator Interview! (don't forget to record the answers - either via transcript or notes, you will need to submit these when you submit your project)

Week 12, 4/18: Current Events/Critical Topics

Read: What Does Biden's Title IX Proposal Mean for Trans Youth Athletes

Read: Perspectives of US Youths on Participation of Transgender Individuals in Competitive Sports 

Listen: Episode of At Liberty Podcast: "This Memoir is One of the Most Banned Books...
Read: Read the Intro, Key Findings, and Book Bans at School Sections of Banned in the USA (stop at "Authors & Illustrators Impacted" - you can read the rest if you want, but you don't have to)

DUE: Final Educator Interview & Analysis Project Submit via BB before 5pm

Class Slides

Module 3 Project Assignment

Educator Interview & Analysis Project (Weeks 8-12)

  • Description: This project provides you with an opportunity to put into practice your learning about LGBTQ youth in educational contexts by conducting an interview of an educator, analyzing the responses, and interpreting and reporting on your findings in a manner of choosing. You will also gain practice in specifically applying the concepts and readings from the course in real-world contexts.
  • Details and Rubric Assignment Educator Project Fall 2023 (pdf)
  • Submit completed project assignment via Blackboard
  • Due: Full Project: 4/18 By 5pm
    • Step 1: Due 3/21
    • Step 2: Due 3/28
    • Step 3: Due 4/4
    • Step 4: Due 4/11