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  • Learning Communities change each semester! 
    Check out the offerings for Fall 2011 below. Courses meet August through December.

NOTE: To register for a Learning Community, you must register for each course in the set using the specific course and section number.

FALL 2011

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Now Who's Wearing the Pants? Evolution and Revolution of Gender Roles
Discover how words shape our ideas about gender roles. Investigate what it means to be a man or woman, how we learn those rules, and what happens when we challenge them. Explore your ideas about gender through the power of the written and spoken word.  

ENG-111 section 010

Composition and Introduction to Literature 1 

Prof. Spoor 

MWF 9-9:50

COM-111 section 010

Fundamentals of Oral Communication 

Prof. Kilgard 

MWF 10-10:50

Speaking of History: Connecting with History through Speech
Good speeches have both shaped and described U.S. history since the country's founding. Expand your knowledge of historical events and personalities from U.S. history while refining your public speaking skills, conducting research, and gaining confidence as a presenter. Study texts, primary sources, and videos, and gain public speaking experience.

HIS-211 section 003 History of US 1 Prof. Brooks TTH 9:30-10:45
COM-111 section 014 Fundamentals of Oral Communication  Prof. Kilgard  TTH 11-12:15

Born to Succeed: African and African-American Contributions in Mathematics and Computer Technology
Learn about the contributions of Africans and African-Americans in the fields of mathematics and computer technology. Through the use of film/video, interactive research and hand-on activities, your knowledge of African and African-American contributions in mathematics and computer technology will be greatly expanded. Learn to think mathematically and technologically using culturally relevant examples and materials.

CSI-113 section 007

Theories & Applications of Digital Technologies

Prof. Waterman

MW 11-12:40

MAT-012 section 027

Intermediate Algebra 

Prof. Nicholls

MW 1:20-3:05

Saving the Planet: One Bite at a Time
What are the implications of your food choices? Did you know that something as common as table sugar can impact human rights, the environment and human health? Study contemporary and classic literature related to food's impact on your health, culture and environment and connect this information to knowledge gained through scientific inquiry.

BIO-135 section 002 Principles of Nutrition Prof. Allen-Chabot TTH 9:30-10:45
ENG-121 section 017 Composition and Literature Prof. Cohen TTH 11-12:15

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