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Orissi Dance

Credits: 4

CRN: 30259

Faculty: Jamie Lynn Colley, 867-6605 (message)

Days & Times: 5-7p Tue & Thu

Location: COM 110

Enrollment: 15

Orissi, one of the major classical dance styles of India, combines both rythmic movement and expressive mime. This class will be devoted to the principles of Orissi dance: the synthesis of foot, wrist, hand and face movement in a lyrical flow to express the philosophy of yoga. Throughout the quarter we will study tala (rhythm). Student will keep a journal of class notes, discuss the readings and have cross-cultural dialogues.

Photography, Beginning

Credits: 4

CRN: 30261

Faculty: Steve Davis, 867-6263

Days & Times: 5-7p Tue & Thu

Location: L1326

Special Expenses: $170 for photo paper and film

Enrollment: 24

Web Site: http://www2.evergreen.edu/moodle/course/view.php?id=127

This course emphasizes beginning-level skill development in camera use, lighting, exposure, b/w film and print processing. We will also briefly explore basic color printing and digital photography techniques. The essential elements of the class will include assignments, critiques and surveys of images by other photographers. Students of this class will develop a basic understanding of the language of photography, as a communications tool and a means for personal expression. Students must invest ample time outside of class to complete assignments.

Photography Techniques

Credits: 4

CRN: 30260

Faculty: Hugh Lentz, 867-6313

Days & Times: 5-7p Mon & Wed

Location: L1326

Prerequisites: Faculty signature. One year of college photography and darkroom experience. Students must show a portfolio.

Special Expenses: $150

Enrollment: 16

This is an intermediate to advanced level photography class where students will be using many of the methods and techniques that have been left behind in the era of digital photography. We’ll be spending a significant part of this class learning and using 4x5 cameras. Additionally, we'll be working with liquid emulsion, lith films, and cyanotypes. There will be assignments based in these processes and each student will produce a final project. We’ll also look at the work of contemporary and historical artists using these methods.

PLE Document Writing

Credits: 4, 6 or 8

CRN: 30231 (4 cr); 30232 (6 cr); 30233 (8 cr)

Faculty: Kate Crowe, 867-6415

Days & Times: 6-10p Wed

Location: Sem II B2109

Prerequisites: Faculty signature. Sophomore standing or above. Writing from Life course.

Enrollment: 25

This course is designed to help students in the Prior Learning (PLE) program progress with their document writing. We will concentrate on writing essays that address the learning language in the knowledge areas identified in the Writing from Life course. Students will also create the structure of their document by writing the Introduction, Table of Contents and Synthesis of Learning Essay.

Poets Alive

Credits: 2

CRN: 30234

Faculty: Kate Crowe, 867-6415

Days & Times: 6-8p Tue

Location: Sem II B2109

Enrollment: 25

This poetry course is open to all students and will focus on the poetry found in new music, such as rap and hip-hop, as well as poets who do not use music to support their verse. Students will research and present a poet or songwriter of their choice to their peers. Students will write poems collaboratively and individually to produce a portfolio of work and will put on a performance of their work at the end of the quarter. Science students are especially encouraged to take this class.

Precalculus I

Credits: 4

CRN: 30273

Faculty: Ben Moore-Maley

Days & Times: 3-5p Tue & Thu

Location: L2708

Prerequisites: Intermediate Algebra

Special Expenses: A graphing calculator is required

Enrollment: 25

This course will begin to prepare students for calculus and more advanced mathematics. It is a good course for students who have recently had a college-level math class or at least three years of high school math. Students should enter the class with a good knowledge of supporting algebra. The course will include an in-depth study of linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions. Collaborative learning, data analysis and approaching problems algebraically, numerically, graphically, and verbally will be emphasized.

Precalculus II

Credits: 4

CRN: 30274

Faculty: Rebecca Sunderman, 867-6121

Days & Times: 8-9:45a Mon & Fri

Location: Sem II B1107

Prerequisites: Precalculus I or competency with linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions.

Special Expenses: A graphing calculator is required

Enrollment: 25

This course will continue to prepare students for calculus and more advanced mathematics. Students should enter the class with a good knowledge of pre-calculus I (linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions). The course will include an in-depth study of trigonometric, polynomial, and rational functions as well as vectors, parametric equations, and polar curves. Collaborative learning, data analysis and approaching problems algebraically, numerically, graphically, and verbally will be emphasized.

Preparing for Study Abroad

Credits: 2

CRN: 30235

Faculty: Chris Ciancetta, 867-6331

Days & Times: 3-5p Tue & 1-5p Fri, May 22. No class on May 26 & June 2.

Location: Sem II B2107

Enrollment: 25

This course is designed to acquaint students to cultural adjustment theory, cross-cultural communication and analytical journal writing prior to study abroad. Students explore the meaning of culture; examine our own cultural assumptions; learn effective methods for gathering information in a different culture; and consider the challenges associated with the cultural adjustment process. Course work culminates with constructing and presenting a plan for project work abroad.

Printmaking: Lithography

Credits: 4

CRN: 30262

Faculty: Judith Baumann, 867-5031

Days & Times: 6-8p Tue & Thu

Location: Lab II 0233

Prerequisites: Faculty signature. Previous college level printmaking experience

Required Fees: $25 studio fee

Special Expenses: $75 - $150 for personal printmaking supplies

Enrollment: 12

In this course, students will study contemporary and traditional techniques in lithography. Traditional lithography, invented in 1796, is the practice of drawing directly onto a prepared stone surface, etching and then printing from that surface. Photolithography involves creating positive films and exposing an image onto a photo pre-sensitized aluminum plate. Polyester plate and paper lithography will also be demonstrated. Throughout the quarter, students will work towards creating a technical portfolio. The course will conclude with a print exchange.

Russian, Beginning III

Credits: 4

CRN: 30236

Faculty: Elena Sonina

Days & Times: 5:30-7:30p Tue & Thu

Location: Sem II C2109

Enrollment: 22

In the third quarter of this sequence, we will continue to learn more advanced structures, grammar patterns, and vocabulary. We will cover various Russian idioms while gaining further exposure to authentic Russian language, literature, history, and culture. Activities such as staging skits, acting out true-to-life situations, and using the language to obtain on-line information and deliver reports in class will help students strengthen their comprehension skills and build confidence.

Senior Seminar: Reflections On Becoming Educated

Credits: 4

CRN: 30285

Faculty: Gillies Malnarich, 867-6609

Days & Times: 6-9:30p Tue

Location: Sem II E3109

Prerequisites: Senior standing

Enrollment: 25

If you are completing your Evergreen undergraduate work, wondering what comes next, and thinking about how you got where you are now, this course will give you time to reflect on your education. We will think about the connections between our academic work and its context, both to us as individuals and to our communities. We will discuss common readings, share reflections and write. Be prepared to share your “best work” with others, to comment on especially influential books, to design an Evergreen program for entering students, and to write multiple drafts of a summative self-evaluation. The final project will be a polished piece of reflective writing that may be included in your transcript.

Spanish, Beginning II

Credits: 4

CRN: 30237

Faculty: Joseph Alonso, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 6-8p Tue & Thu

Location: Sem II D2109

Prerequisites: One quarter of college Spanish, conjugation of regular and stem changing verbs, and ser, estar, tener and venir.

Enrollment: 22

This interactive, student focused class emphasizes communicative activities and integrates the culture of the Spanish speaking world. This quarter covers stem changing verbs, irregular yo forms; ser and estar; saber and conocer. Vistas (Vistas Higher Learning, 2008) Third Edition, workbook and lab manual; includes practice activities on its website, and an integrated fotonovela. Student access to internet required; activities, assignments and practices will be posted on-line throughtout the quarter.

Spanish, Beginning III

Credits: 4

CRN: Sec A: 30238; Sec B: 30239

Faculty: Sec A: Sheila Gilkey, 867-6588 (message) Sec B: David Phillips, 867-6508

Days & Times: 6-8p Mon & Wed (both sections)

Location: Sec A: Sem II D2109; Sec B: Sem II D3107

Prerequisites: 2 quarters college Spanish or equivalent

Enrollment: 22

This student-centered class will cover the imperfect tense, familiar and formal commands, por and para, the subjunctive and more. Students will develop better comprehension for Latino and Spanish culture, a strong base for second year Spanish, and prepare for listening comprehension and response with native Spanish speakers. This class has a strong grammatical component. Textbook is Vistas 3rd edition.

Spanish, Intermediate II

Credits: 4

CRN: 30240

Faculty: David Phillips, 867-6508

Days & Times: 6-8p Tue & Thu

Location: Sem II D3107

Prerequisites: One year of college-level beginning Spanish, or two years of high school Spanish, or by level assesment and consent of the faculty.

Enrollment: 22

This course is designed as a comprehensive review of the subjunctive mode and other selected grammatical topics. The main objective will be to prepare students for conversational activities using several audio-visual and reading materials to engage them in conversation. Songs from Latin America will be used to introduce vocabulary.

Spanish, Intermediate III

Credits: 4

CRN: 30241

Faculty: Hugo Flores, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 6:30-8:30p Mon & Wed

Location: Sem II D3109

Prerequisites: Intermediate Spanish II or equivalent

Enrollment: 22

This course is designed for students who have well developed conversational language skills and can read and understand complex and abstract ideas. Students will read selected short stories and current news from different sources and be required to engage in conversational activities in small and large groups. In addition to this, students will write several papers based on specific questions provided by the faculty.

Special Education Curriculum Strategies

Credits: 6

CRN: 30287

Faculty: Susan Pittman, 867-6588 (message), and Maggie Foran, 867-6559, foranm

Days & Times: 9a-3p Sat (Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25, May 9, 23, Jun. 6)

Location: Sem II C3109

Prerequisites: Introduction to Special Education; Assessment in Special Education; and faculty signature

Enrollment: 24

This course will cover the advantages and limitations of curriculum and instructional strategies for teaching students with disabilities. Students will learn about modifications and accommodations to integrate learners into the general curriculum. They will learn how to provide specially designed instruction based on Individual Education Plan goals and objectives, the Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements, and Grade Level Expectations. A practicum of 36 hours is required.

Statistics I

Credits: 4

CRN: 30275

Faculty: Allen Mauney, 867-5458

Days & Times: 6-10p Tue (Note: The day this class is offered has changed.)

Location: Sem II D1107

Enrollment: 25

This course is intended as an introduction to statistics. It is understood that the student has limited mathematical skills, little if any formal exposure to data and data analysis, and no experience with statistics. This class will introduce the student to the statistical process - data collection, ways of organizing data, an introduction to data analysis and an opportunity to learn how practitioners present their findings. We will consider several case studies, explore how data is used in explaining common events, and develop a more critical understanding about how statistics allows us to understand the world around us.

Statistics II

Credits: 4

CRN: 30276

Faculty: Alvin Josephy, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 6-10p Wed

Location: Sem II A1107

Prerequisites: Statistics I or equivalent

Enrollment: 25

In this class we will explore the concepts of inferential statistics. This class assumes that the student has a prior background in descriptive statistics. The class will discuss probability, especially in terms of probability distributions, and move on to hypothesis testing. In this context, the class will work with several distributions, such as t, chi square, F as well as the normal distribution, and work with ANOVA and multiple regression. The class will finish with an introduction to non-parametric statistics. In addition, the students will consider journal articles and research concepts, and will prepare a small presentation using the concepts from the class. Upper division mathematics credit awarded.

Tutoring Math and Science Across Significant Differences

Credits: 2

CRN: 30277

Faculty: Vauhn Foster-Grahler, 867-5630

Days & Times: 7:30-9a Tue

Location: Sem II A1107

Enrollment: 25

Tutoring Math and Science Across Significant Differences will include an examination of some of the current research on the teaching and learning of math and science in higher education and will focus this knowledge on its implications for and applications to diverse groups of learners. Students will experience and evaluate a variety of tutoring strategies as a student and as a facilitator. This class is strongly suggested for students who are planning on teaching math and/or science or who would like to tutor in Evergreen's Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning Center.

Undergraduate Offerings in MES

Each quarter there are some graduate courses offered through the Master of Environmental Studies program which may be open to advanced undergraduate students on a space-available basis. In spring of 2009, these courses include:

  • Environmental Policy Making (Craig Partridge)
  • Floristic Research Methods (Frederica Bowcutt)
  • Forest Ecology: Form & Function of PNW Forests (Richard Bigley)
  • Public Works: Sustainability and Democracy (Rob Knapp & Cheryl Simrell King)

For more information about these courses, please visit the MES website: www.evergreen.edu/mes/

Undergraduate Offerings in MPA

Each quarter there are some graduate courses offered through the Master of Public Administration program which may be open to advanced undergraduate students on a very limited, space-available basis. In spring of 2009, these courses include:

  • Designing Social Enterprises – Nelson Pizarro
  • Education Policy – Nita Rinehart
  • Public Works: Sustainability and Democracy – Rob Knapp & Cheryl Simrell King (jointly offered with MES)
  • Project Management – Faith Trimble
  • HR: Diversity in the Workplace – Pam Peters

For more information about these courses, please visit the MPA website: www.evergreen.edu/mpa/

Visual Arts Portfolio

Credits: 2

CRN: 30264

Faculty: MalPina Chan, 867-6090 or 867-6288

Days & Times: 5:30-7:30p Tue

Location: L1540

Prerequisites: Faculty signature; junior or senior standing

Special Expenses: $25-$45 for presentation materials

Enrollment: 25

This class is designed for the visual arts student intending to apply for exhibitions, residencies, grants or graduate programs. We will cover the important requirements for portfolio preparation and presentation, including visual documentation, artist resumes, artist statements and cover letters. All members of the class will participant in peer critique sessions on all aspects of their work as they prepare their portfolios. For the first class, students will need to bring five jpg files on CD for introductions and review.


Credits: 4

CRN: Sec A: 30265; Sec B: 30266

Faculty: Daryl Morgan, 867-6228

Days & Times: 5:30-9:30p Mon

Location: ArtAnx 0111

Prerequisites: Sec A is restricted to freshmen and sophomores. Sec B is restricted to junior standing or above.

Required Fees: $100 materials fee

Enrollment: 6 each section

There is a sense of personal satisfaction and creative accomplishment to be gained from working with wood. The aim of this course will be to provide a way to realize that intention through an understanding of the basic principles of designing in wood, the physical properties of the material, and the fundamental skills necessary to shape timber to a purpose.

Writing From Life

Credits: 4

CRN: 30242

Faculty: Kate Crowe, 867-6415

Days & Times: 6-10p Thu

Location: Sem II B2109

Enrollment: 25

This is a course designed to assist Prior Learning from Experience students in writing their documents. We will explore various techniques for deriving, clarifying and expressing meaning from life experience. Students will identify the specific knowledge they have gained and will explore various writing techniques available for self- expression. Students should be prepared to work collaboratively on creating their document content as they work in small groups to discuss ideas and give feedback on each other's writing.