EDC 618: From Sheep to Shawl

Synonym:

83866 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Kathleen Vetter

Credits:

1

Seats:

18

Semester:

Summer 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Mon 6/11 - 6/15 (1:00PM-4:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Curriculum & Instruction (Social Studies)
Restricted to Education students through April 20; open to other master’s students on April 21st. Required Materials fee of $35 payable to the Education Department prior to the first day of class.
The process of turning wool into cloth is an important aspect of life in many cultures around the world in the present day as well as throughout history. This process can become the focus of rich studies for elementary children. While participants explore the possibilities for integrated curriculum, they will experience for themselves all of the steps from sheep to shawl, including carding, spinning, making and using natural dyes, and weaving. Required materials fee of $35.00 payable to the Education department prior to the first day of class.