1-credit IICC mini-courses for Fall 2014

03/31/2014

Contributed by Gordon Rowland

 

* short courses on systems thinking, synthesizing expertise, creativity, and character

* active hands-on learning; no lectures

* lots of fun

* the courses will help you make connections among what you are studying in different courses inside and outside your majors

* this can make learning more lasting and more useful in meeting complex real-world challenges

* courses are one credit and are graded pass/fail

 

ICIC 10000-01 Integration: Connecting the Disciplines

Sept. 12, 6 - 9PM, Sept. 13, 10AM - 4PM, Sept. 14, 1 - 5PM

Jason Hamilton & Jake Brenner

CRN 22747

 

ICIC 10000-02 Integration: Connecting the Disciplines

Oct. 24, 6 - 9PM, Oct. 25, 10AM - 4PM, Oct. 26, 1 - 5PM

Elizabeth Simkin & Nancy Jacobson

CRN 23639

 

ICIC 12000 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic Mindfulness

Monday/Wednesday 4-5:15, Oct. 20 - Nov. 19

Jason Hamilton & Hormoz Movassaghi

CRN 23148

Topic description: Deeply rooted in Eastern philosophy of Buddhism, mindfulness, or total focus on one's mind, actions, and present moment has received widespread attention in recent years for its positive results and potentials across a wide spectrum of fields from neurosciences and psychology, to athletic performance and chronic pain management, to leadership and creativity, among others.

 

ICIC 12000 Insight: Combining Expertise

Topic The Other Side

Tuesday/Thursday 4-5:15, Oct. 21 – Nov. 20

Ali Erkan & Todd Schack

CRN 23640

Topic description: We humans tend to draw lines that define who and where we are, physically, culturally, socially, economically, and so on. The act of drawing such lines creates others—people on the other side of our lines. How do the disciplines conspire to create and define the other side?

 

 

ICIC 13000-01 Creativity: Transforming Insights into Ideas

Monday 6:50-9:30PM, Sept. 2 - 30

Mary Ann Erickson & Gordon Rowland

CRN 22748

 

See www.ithaca.edu/academics/IICC

 

To register, select (IC)2 Integrated Curriculum, the first subject area listed in HomerConnect when you do a search for Fall 2014.

 

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