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Contributed by Gordon Rowland on 08/25/2014
* 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
Sept. 12, 6 - 9PM, Sept. 13, 10AM - 4PM, Sept. 14, 1 - 5PM
Jason Hamilton & Jake Brenner
Oct. 24, 6 - 9PM, Oct. 25, 10AM - 4PM, Oct. 26, 1 - 5PM
Elizabeth Simkin & Nancy Jacobson
Topic – Mindfulness
Monday/Wednesday 4-5:15, Oct. 20 - Nov. 19
Jason Hamilton & Hormoz Movassaghi
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.
Topic – The Other Side
Tuesday/Thursday 4-5:15, Oct. 21 – Nov. 20
Ali Erkan & Todd Schack
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?
Monday 6:50-9:30PM, Sept. 2 - 30
Mary Ann Erickson & Gordon Rowland
To register, select (IC)2 Integrated Curriculum, the first subject area listed in HomerConnect when you do a search for Fall 2014.