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Syllabus The World of Yiddish - 18114
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Last update 07-09-2018
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: Yiddish

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr. Ofer Dynes

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: by appointment

Teaching Staff:

Course/Module description:
(See Hebrew)

Course/Module aims:
Introductory knowledge of the field. Guidance for further training and research.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
To explore the basic characteristics of the Yiddish world.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Lecture and discussion

Course/Module Content:
Development of the Yiddish language and its literature; Historical geography of Yiddish speakers; Bi-lingualism and multi-lingualism in Jewish society; Readings works of Yiddish Writers.

Required Reading:
All the reading materials will be scanned and available online.

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 80 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 20 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.