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It was good being with the same group of students….it felt more personal” 
Claire Simmons, student

Learning Communities change each semester! 

Check out the offerings for Fall 2012 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 2012

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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 roles, 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 a.m
COM-111      section 010 Fundamentals of Oral Communication (Prof. Kilgard)  MWF 10-10:50 a.m.

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) TuTh 9:30-10:45 a.m.
COM-111      section 015 Fundamentals of Oral Communication (Prof. Kilgard)  Th 11-12:15 p.m.


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) TuTh 9:30-10:45 a.m.
ENG-121     section 017 Composition and Literature (Prof. Cohen) TuTh 11-12:15 p.m.

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