Available courses

In this course, we focus on communication - the sharing of ideas and/or emotions - and the ways in which it can occur. We experience various types of communication, and learn about ourselves and our goals in the process of doing that. Moreover, we will have the opportunity to offer feedback and support to one another.

This course meets Mondays (10:30 - 11:45) and Thursdays (13:30 - 14:45).

This course involves reading a variety of texts, from outside of your major, and discussions on the meaning, implications, and our own personal connections to the texts. We will have small- and large group discussions, and write regularly about our experience of reading and reflecting on the texts.

This course meets Wednesdays (12:00-13:15) and Fridays (15:00 - 16:15).

We engage in the process of writing a thesis by learning about the thesis outline, each section in detail, and discussing our own thesis topics and progress. There is also a focus on academic writing skills and on offering feedback to class members.

This course meets Mondays (12:00 - 13:15) and Wednesdays (16:30 - 17:45).

In this course, we practice skills related to several Microsoft Office applications, drawing inspiration from the MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) guidebook. Moreover, we will focus on design skills, user-friendliness, and other relevant concepts. 

Course meets Tuesdays (9:00-10:15)  and Thursdays (15:00- 16:15).

In this course, we examine a variety of writing genres, focus our efforts on acquiring and cultivating various skills related to academic writing, and engage in the art of self- and peer-feedback.

Meets Tuesdays (12:00 - 13:15) and Fridays (10:30 -11:45)