ALA 107 - Women in Science and Engineering Residence Program Seminar
Section: 003
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
1
Waitlist Capacity:
20
Advisory Prerequisites:
Participant in the WISE Residence Program.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Through a combination of short lectures and classroom activities this course will expose students to the intellectual life at the University of Michigan and what it means to pursue a liberal arts education. Selected faculty members will share their current research with students as well as their career paths and professional development. In addition, students will learn the building blocks for critical thinking skills through reading assignments and classroom activities. Students will also learn how to read professional journal articles, formulate questions, and how to evaluate arguments and evidence. There will also be small group activities that focus on team work and the oral communication skills necessary to be successful in the classroom, research lab, and work place.

Course Requirements:

Assignments will include selected articles from academic journals, short writing assignments, and small group presentations. There will be a longer final paper based on an interview with a U-M faculty in an area of study that interests you.

Intended Audience:

The Women in Science and Engineering Residence Program Seminar is a required one-credit course for all first-year students enrolled in the WISE RP.

Class Format:

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ALA 107 - Women in Science and Engineering Residence Program Seminar
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M 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: ALA 107 classes begin the week of Sept 11. Enrollment restricted to FY WISE RP students. In addition to the regular class times, there will be two required sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm
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19929
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1WISE Y1
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Tu 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Note: ALA 107 classes begin the week of Sept 11. Enrollment restricted to FY WISE RP students. In addition to the regular class times, there will be two required sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm
003 (LEC)
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19931
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2WISE Y1
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W 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: ALA 107 classes begin the week of Sept 11. Enrollment restricted to FY WISE RP students. In addition to the regular class times, there will be two required sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm
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20310
Open
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1WISE Y1
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Th 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Note: ALA 107 classes begin the week of Sept 11. Enrollment restricted to FY WISE RP students. In addition to the regular class times, there will be two required sessions on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm
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