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FYS: Nature, Place & Story (Germano)

This is a course guide for the First Year Seminar "Nature, Place & Story" taught by Dr. Nancy Germano

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Welcome to the LibGuide for the First Year Seminar:

"Nature, Place & Story"

This guide is meant to help you develop the skills and tools to accomplish your course objectives:

  • Develop the capacity to think and write clearly, critically, creatively, and with independence.
  • Learn and apply effective habits for academic success.
  • Reflect on important issues of the self on its own and in relation to local and global communities.
  • Recognize and reflect on the student’s own personal perspectives and biases.
  • Learn and practice civil discourse in a constructive community.
  • Learn to use and evaluate the quality, accuracy and appropriateness of evidence gathered from historical and contemporary texts, in all their various forms. 

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