ALA 270 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Section: 001 Fake News, Lies, and Propaganda: How to Sort Fact from Fiction
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
1
Other:
Minicourse
Class Misc Info:
Meets 03/05/18 - 04/17/18. (Drop/Add deadline=03/19/18.).
Enforced Prerequisites:
Students cannot enroll if they have already completed 4 instances of ALA and/or UC 270.
Repeatability:
May be elected four times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Do you have an in-depth research project this semester? This one-credit mini-course offers students a chance to develop advanced research strategies in the humanities while working on an extended project of their choice.

In this mini-course, the emphasis is on understanding the research process in the humanities and navigating the conventions of scholarly research. Designed to support a broad range of research assignments, Advanced Library Research in the Humanities will give students a strong foundation in methods and strategies.

Students in this mini-course will: explore special collections and archives on campus, map out the scholarly conversation, sharpen their skills in finding primary and secondary sources, and evaluate how sources fit into and advance their arguments

Course Requirements:

Students have the option of working on an assignment for another class (with the instructor’s permission), a thesis, or any other project of their devising. There will be several short assignments that are closely tied to students’ research projects, as well as a final presentation and short reflective paper.

ALA 270 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
27814
Open
20
20Soph, Jr, or Sr Standing
-
M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
002 (LEC)
P
27916
Open
22
 
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (LEC)
P
29328
Open
30
 
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
005 (LEC)
P
32618
Open
18
18Soph, Jr, or Sr Standing
-
F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (LEC)
P
32619
Open
30
5Y1
5Y2
-
Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: This class will meet In University Health Service, 4th floor, Meeting Rms 1 & 2
007 (LEC)
P
32620
Open
30
5Y1
5Y2
-
W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: This class will meet In University Health Service, 4th floor, Meeting Rms 1 & 2
008 (LEC)
P
32621
Open
25
 
-
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
010 (LEC)
P
33187
Open
22
 
-
Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
011 (LEC)
P
33188
Open
24
 
-
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
012 (LEC)
P
33189
Open
24
 
-
F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (LEC)
P
33190
Open
25
 
-
F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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