COURSE SPECIFICS
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Course Specifics

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Form SBO. Foundation Seminar Objectives


Student ...................................................... FN ....... Date ..............

Bucknell's Arts and Science faculty decided to require Foundation Seminars in order to foster the objectives listed below.

Which of these objectives are most important to you? Put an "M' next to those.

Which of these objectives are least important to you? Put an "L" next to those.

Are there any of these objectives that you don't think you understand? Put a "?" next to those.

The Objectives



..... 1. Encourage students to reflect on the nature and character of the undergraduate

years in relation to lifelong learning.

..... 2. Promote active learning and responsibility....encourage students to become

accountable for their own learning.

..... 3. Stress responsibility for one's behavior, in general and in an academic context.

..... 4. Emphasize collaborative learning.

..... 5. Incorporate creative problem-solving, i.e., posing problems/questions and assisting

students in working toward solutions.

..... 6. Foster intellectual development through reading, speaking, listening, and writing.

..... 7. Improve students' ability to analyze and interpret materials they encounter, to

synthesize and communicate the results of their studies, and to create works of their

own.

..... 8. Teach information-retrieval skills through library instruction and assignments

addressing computer literacy (e.g., word processing, simulations, use of a database,

or analysis of data).

..... 9. Encourage students to see the limitations of a single viewpoint by exposing them to

multiple perspectives.

.....10. Develop the capacity to evaluate arguments by understanding the nature and uses of

evidence.

.....11. Emphasize the interconnectedness of knowledge.

.....12. Provide a launching point for a student's Bucknell educational experience.