The Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship provides a foundation for Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) undergraduates in critical thinking, written and oral communication, the use of information, quantitative reasoning, engagement with ethical issues and diversity, and exposure to experimental and theoretical approaches to understanding human culture and behavior, scientific knowledge, and methods of research.
The Fall/Winter issue of art/sci magazine is now available on the college’s website, and it includes stories covering the Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellows, with an online extra recognizing all of the full-time SAGES Fellows. …Read more.
SAGES Fellow Gail Arnoff posted her thoughts about teaching James McBride’s The Color of Water in her “Questions of Identity” University Seminar. Her reflections appear on the Anisfield-Wolf Community Blog. …Read more.
On October 26, 2015, students in FSSY 173 (Fictions of Empire) had a Skype conversation with the renowned Kenyan author Ngugi Wa Thiong’o during Fourth Hour. Thiong’o is currently a Distinguished Professor in Comparative Literature and English at the School of Humanities at University of California, Irvine. …Read more.
SAGES Fellow Amy Absher has had an article published today on Process Blog in which she discusses the ways digital technology such as MMPORGs can be used to teach history. The article, From Minecraft to Mindcraft: Integrating Digital Humanities into History Courses, can be found online here. …Read more.
SAGES Writing Portfolios are due the semester after completion of the second University Seminar (Nov. 1 and March 1)—which means it’s almost time for many students to submit their work.
Eric Chilton, English lecturer and portfolio coordinator, will lead workshops to help students complete their portfolios, covering the requirements and guidelines, and helping students assemble their work and draft the reflective essay. …Read more.