ERIC Number: ED233750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
"Learning to Do Humanities." Final Report.
Rosenwasser, Marie; Phipps, Rita
Instructional materials for North Seattle Community College's course "Humanities in Thought and Action" are presented. The course, the goals of which are to increase students' knowledge of art, drama, language, literature, and music, while also improving communication and thinking skills, involves multi-media presentations by 14 guest lecturers from the Humanities Division preceded and followed by instruction in reading, listening, speaking, writing, and cognitive skills. This packet of materials includes a syllabus listing course times, texts, and goals, and presenting information on activities, assignments, and examinations. Next, the course outline and reading assignments are presented, followed by a student inventory form, instructions and evaluation forms for writing assignments, worksheets for in-class and journal exercises to develop thinking and communication skills, mid-term and final examinations, and study guides for writing assignments. Finally, sample handouts are provided for various units, including lecture outlines, poetry, and study guides. (HB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia.; National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Seattle Community Coll., WA.
Note: Developed as part of the Washington State Community College Humanities Project; resulted in an Integrated Humanities Course, Humanities 101: Humanities in Thought and Action.