4) Note - how culture is traditionally taught -- giving students information and asking them to show that they know it; - teacher role: informant.1) Nature of content -- skills - buying tickets to a sports event, - cheering for your team at a football game, - acting and speaking like American sports fans.2) Learning objectives: demonstrate an ability -- a fluency, an expertise, confidence, ease.
- how did it feel to act like Americans do at a football game? 2) Learning objectives: by behavior/statements demonstrate understanding of ones' feelings, values, opinions, attitudes, and act upon them.
Furthermore, mainstream media gives Asian males few role models to emulate in social and romantic situations. This is a breakthrough role for an Asian male, and I believe indicative of a shift in societal perceptions, even if the ratings for the show are challenged.
In recent years I have been noticing an increase in the number of younger Asian male-White female couples, as well as non-traditional interracial couples of all combinations.
It's frustrating and emasculating for Asian males.
It's much easier for a White male to date an Asian female, than for an Asian male to date a White female.