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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions T, U University UNIV
University UNIV

Instruction offered by the University and individual Faculties depending on the topic(s) being covered.

Junior Courses
University 201       Global Challenges Inquiry I
Students will engage in inquiry-based learning to explore solutions to a complex, socially relevant problem using knowledge, evidence, and methods from multiple disciplines, under the guidance of University of Calgary experts. Examples of problems include poverty, water and food security, child health, racial conflict, and gender discrimination.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0.5S)
Prerequisite(s):
Completed fewer than 18 units at the time of registration.
Notes:
Students with AP or IB credit or in second year may seek consent to enrol from the Director of the College of Discovery, Creativity, and Innovation. A day-long Global Challenges Conference during Block Week is a required component of this course and must be completed to earn a passing grade. The 0.5 seminar hours account for the day-long conference. Because the conference is mandatory, registration in the course is closed the day previous to the conference. Students who have completed more than 18 units at the time of registration may seek consent to enrol.
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University 203       Global Challenges Inquiry II
Students will continue to engage in inquiry-based learning to explore solutions to a complex, socially relevant problem using knowledge, evidence, and methods from multiple disciplines, under the guidance of University of Calgary experts.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2.5S)
Prerequisite(s):
University 201 and completed fewer than 18 units at the time of registration.
Notes:
Students must register in the same section of 203 in which they were registered in University 201 in the Fall Term. A one-week Global Challenges Conference held during Block Week is a required component of this course and must be completed to earn a passing grade. The 2.5 seminar hours account for the week-long conference. Because the conference is mandatory, registration in the course is closed the day previous to the start of the conference. Students who have completed more than 18 units at the time of registration may seek consent to enrol.
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University 205       Effective Learning Strategies
Theories, research and practice regarding learning and thinking in adult learners. The importance of metacognition, attention, memory, emotions, motivation and attitudes to learning will be discussed. Students will apply the theory and research to their own learning experiences.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for University 205 and Educational Psychology 205 will not be allowed.
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Senior Courses
University 301       The Poisoned Pen
Consideration of poisons from two different perspectives, science and literature. Using a problem-based approach, students will not only learn what makes a poison effective but also the essence of good story-telling.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
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University 401       Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
The focused examination of a topic from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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University 501       Experiential Learning
An application of theory in a community or workplace setting.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the student's faculty.
Notes:
Information regarding procedures to be followed in registering for this course is available from Associate Deans (Student Affairs) of undergraduate faculties and the Registrar.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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University 511       Special Topics in Sustainability

511.01. Introduction to Sustainable Development

511.02. Theoretical Basis for Interdisciplinary Intervention and Design


Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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University 513       Introduction to Interdisciplinary Design Practice

Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-8)
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University 515       Advanced Interdisciplinary Design Practice

Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-8)
Prerequisite(s):
University 511.01.
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Graduate Courses
University 601       Ethics of Research with Human Subjects
A multidisciplinary course addressing issues in research with human subjects. Topics include theoretical approaches to understanding ethics, respect for persons, benefit and harm, confidentiality and publication, and selection of research subjects. Taught by a multidisciplinary team with very broad experience on research ethics boards.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Course Co-ordinator.
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University 611       Special Topics in Sustainability

611.01. Introduction to Sustainable Development

611.02. Theoretical Basis for Interdisciplinary Intervention and Design


Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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University 613       Introduction to Interdisciplinary Design Practice

Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-8)
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University 615       Advanced Interdisciplinary Design Practice

Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-8)
Prerequisite(s):
University UNIV 611.01.
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