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Spring 2019
Feb 22, 2024
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SCLA 10200 - Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking And Communication II: Modern World
Credit Hours: 3.00. The primary goal of the course is to provide students with a foundational knowledge of transformative literature from around the world as well as fundamental reading, writing, speaking and analytical skills. This second course in the sequence introduces students to great texts from the modern era. Its goal is to create life-long learners, open to the world, and sensitive to other points of view. It exposes students from across the university to the ideas, skill-set and inspiration that animates from the liberal arts, and it also introduces them to liberal arts faculty. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: College of Liberal Arts Admin

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Speaking & Listening, UC-Oral Communications

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette
      New Albany
      South Bend

Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate effective, professional delivery, designing and adapting appropriate verbal appeals through vocal intonation and non-verbal cues. 2. Distinguish and apply appropriate informative, persuasive, explanatory, interrogatory and argumentative strategies and techniques in the discussions and in formal presentations. 3. Organize presentations with effective supporting materials. 4. Locate and evaluate effective sources of information. 5. Engage critically with transformative texts, drawing on multiple perspectives, including the individual, the historical, and the contemporary.

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