ANTH 200 :: Cultural Anthropology
Spring 2010 @Honolulu CC

CRN: 23127
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Rob Edmondson
808 845-9260 (Ph)
808 845-2679 (Fax)
Course URL:
Instructional Mode: Cable TV
Dates: 01/11/2010 - 05/14/2010
Broadcast Channels: EDUTV channel 354 (Oceanic TWC - Oahu, Hawaii, and Kauai counties)
MCTV channel 354 (Oceanic TWC - Maui county)
UHTV channel 355 (Oceanic TWC)
UHVod channel 358 (Oceanic TWC)
Broadcast Schedule: Oahu County: Olelo channel 55
TR 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WF 2:45 AM - 3:45 AM (rebroadcast)

Hawaii County: Na Leo O Hawaii channel 55
TR 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WF 2:45 AM - 3:45 AM (rebroadcast)

Kauai County: Hoike channel 55
TR 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WF 2:45 AM - 3:45 AM (rebroadcast)

Maui County: MCCTV channel 55
WF 2:45 AM - 3:45 AM
No Rebroadcast
Schedule Notes: This is a cable course via Oceanic Cable, with support materials using the UH System Laulima web site, the HCC server, or a combination.
Course Requirements: Before the first day of instruction, email your instructor that you have registered for the course. The starting point for the support web site is

Course Prerequisites: Completion of English 22, 32, or 60 or placement in English 100.
Course Description: This course is concerned with the nature of culture; an introduction to basic concepts of analyzing cultural behavior; patterning, integration, and dynamics of culture; culture and the individual and cultural change.

There are 30, one hour lectures, delivered via cable television.

In addition to viewing the broadcasts and reading the textbook and study guide, students will have homework assignments. Extra credit work is available.

Closed Captioned
Textbooks: Books may be purchased at the Honolulu CC bookstore or ordered online at If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS

Technical Requirements: Cable allows students to take a course at home. To enroll in a cable course, students must subscribe to Oceanic Time Warner Cable to view the higher education access channel:

Oahu County: Olelo channel 55
Maui County: MCCTV channel 55
Hawaii County: Na Leo O Hawaii channel 55
Kauai County: Hoike channel 55

Before registering for the course, prospective students should check with their cable provider or programming line-up to verify they can view the education cable access channel at their home. If student resides in a region of their county that is unable to receive the educational cable access channel listed above, the student should not register for this course via cable.

It is recommended that students videotape the broadcast of their class sessions in case they are unable to view it during the scheduled broadcast time. Students should be familiar with setting the timer on their VCR or DVR to record.

It is recommended that students review the Tips for Cable Students

Course also includes an online component. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access and a UH email account. For more information in regards to obtaining a UH email account please go to the following website:
Additional Notes: Laulima Help!gateway/page/83b830e4-c4e8-4956-802c-d15534187267
Updated: Monday, October 5, 2009 18:13:09