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FYS: Living Lives that Matter in the 21st Century (Flanzbaum)

This is a course guide for the First Year Seminar Living Lives that Matter in the 21st Century taught by Professor Flanzbaum..


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    Welcome to the LibGuide for the First Year Seminar:

    "Living Lives that Matter in the 21st Century"

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

    • To reflect on significant questions about yourself, your community, and your world.
    • To develop the capacity to read and think critically.
    • To develop the capacity to write clear and persuasive expository and argumentative essays with an emphasis on thesis formation and development.
    • To gain an understanding of basic principles of oral communication as they apply to classroom discussion.
    • To understand the liberal arts as a vital and evolving tradition and to see yourself as agents within that tradition.
    • To develop capacities for careful and open reflection on questions of values and norms.
    • To develop the ability to carry out research for the purpose of inquiry and to support claims.

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