Sandra Rein, PhD

Associate Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences
Associate Dean, Research, Augustana - Research OR Teaching & Research

Pronouns: she, her, hers

Contact

Associate Professor, Augustana - Social Sciences
Email
srein@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 679-1553
Address
Founders' Hall, 4-30 AG01 Founders Hall
4901-46 Ave
Camrose AB
T4V 2R3

Associate Dean, Research, Augustana - Research OR Teaching & Research
Email
srein@ualberta.ca

Availability
By appointment

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Marxist Humanism; Raya Dunayevskaya; Rosa Luxemburg; critical theory; critical pedagogy; marxist political economy

Courses

AUART 260 - Selected Topics in Art History

Selected topics in Art History possibly, but not necessarily, linked to a course that would later visit sites of art and visual culture.

Winter Term 2022
AUBIO 108 - Introduction to Marine Biology

Introduction to the diversity of marine ecosystems and the adaptations of marine organisms to their environment. Notes: The course does not count toward the major, concentration, or minor in Biology. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program.

Winter Term 2022
AUGDS 223 - Development Studies Practicum

By working in an African, Asian, or Latin American country in projects dealing with such issues as health care, water aid,sustainable farming, developing cooperatives, and education, the student becomes familiar with various aspects of an integrated approach to development. Prerequisite: Consent of the selection committee. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUGDS 223, 323, AUSPA 241, 341.

Winter Term 2022
AUIDS 101 - Topics in Liberal Studies

Selected topics that highlight the interdisciplinary nature of the Liberal Arts and Sciences. This seminar-style class is a key aspect of the Augustana First Year Experience. The focus and content of each course are determined by faculty interests, and vary from year to year.

Fall Term 2021
AUIDS 292 - Integrative Studies (Cuba)

This is a mandatory course for all students attending the Augustana in Cuba program. The course will integrate various disciplinary considerations with the student's experiences while living and studying for a semester in Cuba. Themes will include: Cuban society and culture, Cuba in a Latin American context, Cuba and the world. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUIDS 292 and AUSPA 250. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

Winter Term 2022
AUPOL 239 - Cuban Government and Politics

Survey of Cuban state institutions, political ideas, the Organs of Popular Power, the Communist Party of Cuba, and mass organizations. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUPOL 239 and AUSPA 252. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program.

Winter Term 2022
AUPOL 240 - Introduction to International Relations I

Introduction to the key themes in the study of relations between states and other key actors engaged in world politics. Students will study the historical evolution of the international system; key theories of international relations; and major institutions such as the United Nations. Prerequisite: One of AUPOL 103, 104, consent of the Instructor.

Fall Term 2021
AUPOL 401 - Directed Reading I

Intensive study of a specific area of political studies as defined by the student and a supervising instructor. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Notes: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course. The course is intended primarily for a student planning to pursue graduate studies.

Winter Term 2022
AUSOC 279 - Women in Contemporary Cuba

Sociological examination of the life of women in contemporary Cuba, focusing on the experience of women within families, workplaces, and education. Note: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSOC 279 and AUSPA 253. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 103 - Introductory Spanish I

Introduction to the Spanish language designed to develop functional oral skills and a rudimentary reading and writing ability in Spanish through class instruction, seminars, and immersion experience, including living with Spanish speakers. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 101 and 103.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 104 - Introductory Spanish II

Continuation of introduction to the Spanish language designed to develop functional oral skills and a rudimentary reading and writing ability in Spanish through class instruction, seminars, and immersion experience, including living with Spanish speakers. Prerequisite: AUSPA 101 or 103. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 102 and 104.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 203 - Intermediate Spanish I

Stress on oral communication through immersion, including living with native Spanish speakers. A continuation of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills and understanding Hispanic culture that was begun at the first year level of Spanish. Completion of the verb system and introduction to translation and interpretation. Prerequisite: AUSPA 102 or 104. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 201, 203.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 241 - Development Studies Practicum

By working in a Latin American country in projects dealing with such issues as health care, water aid, sustainable farming, developing co-operatives, and education, the student becomes familiar with various aspects of and integrated approach to development. Prerequisite: Consent of the selection committee. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 241, 341, AUGDS 223, 323.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 250 - Integrated Studies (Cuba)

This is a mandatory course for all students attending the Augustana-in-Cuba program. The course will integrate various disciplinary considerations with the student's experiences while living and studying for a semester in Cuba. Themes will include: Cuban society and culture, Cuba in a Latin American context, Cuba and the world. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 250 and AUIDS 292. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program. Costs of the program beyond and including regular tuition are the responsibility of the student. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 252 - Cuban Government and Politics

Survey of Cuban state institutions, political ideas, the Organs of Popular Power, the Communist Party of Cuba, and mass organizations. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 252 and AUPOL 239. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 253 - Women in Contemporary Cuba

Sociological examination of the life of women in contemporary Cuba, focusing on the experience of women within families, workplaces and education. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 253 and AUSOC 279. The course is available only as part of the Augustana-in-Cuba Program.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 303 - Advanced Spanish I

Designed to develop further the comprehension, speaking, writing and reading skills acquired in Intermediate Spanish through classroom instruction, excursions and immersion experience, including living with native Spanish speakers. Improvement in overall fluency, enhanced knowledge of Hispanic culture and review of key grammatical concepts are integral to the course. Prerequisite: AUSPA 202 or 204. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 301 and 303.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 304 - Advanced Spanish II

Continuation of AUSPA 303. Designed to develop further the comprehension, speaking, writing and reading skills acquired in Intermediate Spanish through classroom instruction, excursions and immersion experience, including living with native Spanish speakers. Improvement in overall fluency, enhanced knowledge of Hispanic culture and review of key grammatical concepts are integral to the course. Prerequisite: AUSPA 301 or 303. Corequisite: Participation in an Augustana Learning and Beyond offering in Spanish Latin America. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 302 and 304.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 341 - Development Studies Practicum

By working in a Latin American country in projects dealing with such issues as health care, water aid, sustainable farming, developing co-operatives, and education, the student becomes familiar with various aspects of and integrated approach to development. Prerequisite: Consent of the selection committee. Notes: Credit may be obtained for only one of AUSPA 241, 341, AUGDS 223, 323.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 402 - Directed Study: Language

Intensive study of a specific area of Spanish as defined by the student and supervising instructor. Prerequisites: *15 at a senior level in Spanish, including at least *3 at the 300 level, and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

Winter Term 2022
AUSPA 403 - Directed Study: Literature

Intensive study of a specific area of Spanish as defined by the student and supervising instructor. Prerequisites: *15 at a senior level in Spanish, including at least *3 at the 300 level, and consent of the instructor. Note: An Application for Individual Study must be completed and approved before registration in the course.

Winter Term 2022

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