Sep 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CWU 184 - First-Year Experience


Description:
Discipline-specific content designed to introduce scholarly approaches to inquiry and problem solving. Small classes facilitate interaction with faculty and peers, and develop skills in critical thinking, oral and written communication, and information literacy.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: only students in the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 General Education program and not exempt from taking a First Year Experience 184 course are eligible to enroll in this course.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explore methods of academic inquiry through engaging subject matter.
  • Discuss concepts effectively with peers.
  • Use writing-to-learn strategies to clarify ideas and understand new concepts.
  • Communicate effectively through oral presentation.
  • Recognize and apply critical thinking strategies used in a discipline.
  • Engage in a library-led information literacy session and apply best practices for evaluating information sources in scholarly research.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
3/19/20

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg, Online, Des Moines, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Sammamish, Pierce County, Wenatchee, Yakima Winter Locations: Ellensburg, Online, Des Moines, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Sammamish, Pierce County, Wenatchee, Yakima Spring Locations: Ellensburg, Online, Des Moines, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Sammamish, Pierce County, Wenatchee, Yakima Summer Locations: Ellensburg, Online, Des Moines, Lynnwood, Moses Lake, Sammamish, Pierce County, Wenatchee, Yakima



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