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UGS 303: Thinking about Thinking in the Disciplines

In this course, students work in small groups on a Meeting of the Minds project. The project either culminates in a debate, a research paper or a grant proposal more...

UGS 302: Community and Place

This seminar required students to identify an issue in the community related to one of the 6 themes of the course (social justice, place, transit, more...

UGS 302: Astronomy and the Humanities

Students in this course were asked to find sources for their final term paper and compile an annotated bibliography before writing their final term paper. In more...

UGS 302: Debates on Democracy in America

This seminar included two library instruction sessions led by the course librarian. The first session focused on evaluating sources, with the goal of more...

UGS 302: The Parthenon: A Monument Worth Arguing About?

In this course, students explored the controversy surrounding the Parthenon. They were required to actively participate in class discussion, write a book review more...

UGS 302: Dimensions of Adolescent Sexual Health

The professor and librarian worked together during the course design phase to create course assignments that built information literacy skills throughout the more...

UGS 302: Time Matters

This seminar required that a different student abstract a reading each week and use that reading and background information to generate discussion questions for more...

AMS 311S, WGS 301, E 314J: American Images: Photography, Literature, Archive

This course met once a week at the Ransom Center to work with primary sources within their archival collections. Questions
about the power of archives to more...

UGS 302: Feminism Now

This seminar required that students identify and evaluate one need of undergraduate women on campus and then identify an issue or problem to address in their more...

UGS 303: Visible Speech - Writing Systems, Scripts, and Literacy

The students were assigned an "Everything but the Paper" project that scaffolded the teaching of research and writing throughout the semester. Throughout the more...

UGS 303: Justice, Liberty, Happiness

To gain an introduction to finding scholarly articles, students were asked to find and evaluate two peer-reviewed sources related to a text being discussed in more...

UGS 302: The Mind-Body Relationship in Modern Medicine

This seminar focused on using evidence to build an argument, with several classroom activities and assignments designed to teach students how to find and more...

UGS 303: Knowing - Acquiring and Sharing Information in the Information Age

Students in this class had to choose a topic related to human information processing and write a paper about it. Because they were new to the concept of human more...

UGS 303: Jerusalem

Students deeply engaged with two scholarly sources they chose on a topic related to the course in order to learn how to read and use scholarly sources and more...

UGS 303: Journalism And/In Democracy

In this course, students had to choose 5 newspaper articles about US foreign policy toward Pakistan, conduct an ideological analysis of the coverage and assess more...

UGS 302: Understanding 9/11

In this seminar, students completed an initial research exercise that required them to find two sources that supported a journalist's reporting on an event more...

UGS 303: What's Green About That? Communicating About the Environment

Students prepared for the research they would be required to do throughout the course by finding, citing, and evaluating scholarly articles related to a guest more...

UGS 302: Through the Eyes of Children - Youth Across Time and Place

This course required students to do two research assignments. The first, a book review, required students to read a book about a child in another culture and more...

UGS 302: Tales of Troy - from Bronze Age to Silver Screen

This course required students to write a research paper, scaffolded through the semester with feedback and revision along the way. The librarian created a " more...

TC 302: Pathways to Civic Engagement

In this course, students work in groups to deeply research a local issue, culminating in a research paper and presentation to leaders in the community working to more...

UGS 302 - Language and Humor

This assignment integrates two components of a Signature Course: a collection found in the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History (a campus gem) and library more...

UGS 303: Women for Sale - The Economic, Social, and Political Proposition of Human Trafficking

The students had 3 writing assignments over the course of the semester that connected to each other in terms of focus. The librarian worked with the faculty to more...