Jul 24, 2019  
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USEM 101 - University Seminar


4 credits
Practice communication, thinking, and research skills as means of academic inquiry and learn how these essential skills meet the goals of developing metacognitive awareness. Gain fluency with key rhetorical concepts and perspectives and utilize these in a flexible and collaborative learning environment. Employ writing, speaking, thinking, and research skills appropriate for many communication tasks, paying attention to the needs of audience, purpose, genre, and discourse community. Use summaries, claims, and evidence to produce work that demonstrates nuanced understanding of complex ideas. Evaluate, discuss and present informed positions on complex issues. Engage the learning dispositions, best practices, and habits of mind that lead to academic success. University Seminar inquiry themes vary by instructor; please consult the University Studies program for current offerings. Writing Intensive: Multimodal Academic Composition, Argument, and Research Skills.

USEM 101 begins a three-term sequence and is followed by USEM 102  and USEM 103 .  USEM 101 engages University Studies learning goals [A, B, C].
Graded (A-F) only



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