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Aug 22, 2018 by moderski
ARAB 432 A: Arabic Belles-Lettres
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:58:22 GMT
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:07:18 GMT
Rationale for Inactivation
Mistake in sectoring
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School of Arts and Sciences
Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
This course aims to improve reading skills and vocabulary by introducing students to extensive passages taken from a variety of Arabic literary genres from all periods. Taught in MSA with writing assignments in MSA.
Also Offered As
COML 432 - Arabic Readings in Belles-Lettres
Your department or program fields a variety of courses to meet distinct educational needs. Please explain how this course fits into your department's plan for participating in the general education curriculum of the College. The sector panel will want to know what is distinctive about this course along with the other courses your department lists in the sector that makes them suitable for the sector requirement.
Course usually offered in Fall term
Arts & Letters Sector
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Sector I - Society
How does this course allow students to formulate and test social science hypotheses?
How does the course provide students with an understanding of social theories?
How will students understand the basis of empirical social science?
How will students gather and interpret data about social phenomena?
How does the course encourage students’ understanding of culture, religion, class, gender, race, or other fundamental social constructs?
How does the course enable students to understand the role of institutions in society, the relationship between individuals and those institutions, or the relationship among ideologies, values, and individual behavior?
Sector II - History and Tradition
How does this course allow students to read and interpret primary sources?
How will students be able to contextualize the primary materials they examine?
How will students closely read materials and discuss their core ideas?
How will students learn to interpret visual or material objects?
How do students have the opportunity to write significant interpretive essays about the sources they study?
How does the course provide students with an interpretive framework for analyzing change over time?
How does the course contribute to understanding of how knowledge is constructed and how interpretive frameworks change over time?
Sector III - Arts & Letters
How does the course allow students to develop interpretive strategies for analyzing visual, aural or literary texts?
How does the course offer students ample opportunity to write significant interpretive essays?
How does the course allow students to develop an appreciation of the creative process within a medium or in a variety of artistic media?
If a course is narrowly focused, how does it provide for breadth through understanding the social context or continuing significance of the work(s) being analyzed?
Sector IV - Humanities and Social Science
How does the course integrate theory with practical applications?
How are students allowed the opportunity to reflect on practice?
How does the course allow students to integrate approaches from two or more humanities or social science disciplines?
How does the course place creative practice in writing, music or the fine arts in an interpretive context?
Sector V - Living World
How does the course allow students to examine data, critically assess their origins, and consider the conclusions that can be drawn from them?
How does the course teach students how experimental and observational methods, as well as quantitative reasoning, are applied to the study of living systems?
How do students learn the methods used by contemporary natural science to study how organisms influence and are influenced by the environment?
How do students learn how to characterize and analyze basic population dynamics?
How do students learn about ecological diversity and how to measure it?
Sector VI - Physical World
Does the course allow students to examine data, critically assess their origins, and consider the conclusions that can be drawn from them?
How does the course teach students how experimental and observational methods, as well as quantitative reasoning, are applied to the study of physical systems?
How do students learn the methods used by contemporary natural science to study interactions among physical systems?
How does the course have students use mathematical methods to test observational data and formulate and test hypotheses?
How do students learn about the relevance of theory to the world of ordinary observation?
Sector VII - Natural Sciences and Mathematics
How does this course integrate knowledge across two or more disciplines in the natural sciences/mathematics?
How does the course integrate theory with practice?
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