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2008-09 Courses: Winter

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Non-Profit Development

Credits: 4

CRN: 20229

Faculty: Sylvie McGee, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 5:30-9p Thu

Location: Sem II B2107

Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing

Enrollment: 25

Non-profit organizations arise from the passion of founder(s) with a vision they want to achieve. To be successful, these groups must then develop effective programs and strategies, build alliances for change, and raise funds to support their work. The ability to do these things is grounded in solid strategic planning. Through readings, guest speakers, and collaborative exercises, we will learn the strategies that make non-profits capable of making change in the world.

Orissi Dance

Credits: 4

CRN: 20211

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

Days & Times: 5-7p Tue & Thu (Note: Meeting time has been changed.)

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, Color

Credits: 4

CRN: 20247

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 of their own prints at the Academic Fair.

Special Expenses: $225 for text, film, film processing and printing paper

Enrollment: 16

In this course we'll be learning to print from color negatives, work with medium format cameras, photograph with electronic flash, and work in the studio environment. There will be assignments, critiques, and viewing the work of other photographers. All assignments and all work for this class will be in the studio with lighting set-ups. In addition to assignments, each student will be expected to produce a final project of their own choosing and turn in a portfolio at the end of the quarter.

Photography Projects

Credits: 8-16

CRN: 20212

Faculty: Steve Davis, 867-6263

Days & Times: 4-6p Tue & Thu

Location: L1314

Prerequisites: Permission from instructor (portfolio required), and at least two college level photography courses

Special Expenses: $150.00-$500.00 for photographic and presentation materials

Enrollment: 6 - 12

This course is for advanced photography students willing and able to commit to a ten week individual project. We will meet as a group for critiques, special presentations, and possibly field trips. Students must maintain an online journal, complete with images; write a project thesis; and create a public exhibition of new, photographically derived work. Students must be digitally fluent, but may work in film and the darkroom. Instructor may request additional assignments on a group or individual basis.

PLE Document Writing

Credits: 4, 6, or 8

CRN: 20183 (4 cr); 20184 (6 cr); 20185 (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.

Poetry Practice

Credits: 2

CRN: 20186

Faculty: Kate Crowe, 867-6415

Days & Times: 6-8 Tue

Location: Sem II B2109

Enrollment: 25

Poetry is a life long art and with that as a guide students will practice writing various poetic forms while developing their unique poetic voices. This class is open to beginning and seasoned poets. Students will research a poet of their choice and present poems and aspects of the poet's life to the class. Students will workshop their poems in class and practice reading and performing their work.

Precalculus I

Credits: 4

CRN: 20218

Faculty: Rebecca Sunderman, 867-6121

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

Location: Sem II D1107 (Note: This room assignment was changed on 16 Dec 2008.)

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.

Preparing for Study Abroad

Credits: 2

CRN: 20187

Faculty: Chris Ciancetta, 867-6331

Days & Times: 3-5p Tue & 1-5p Fri, Feb. 27. No class on Mar. 3 & 10.

Location: Sem II A3105 (room change made Dec. 18)

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: Non-Toxic Intaglio Techniques

Credits: 4

CRN: 20213

Faculty: Judith Baumann, 867-5031

Days & Times: 6-8p Tue & Thu

Location: Lab II 0233

Required Fees: $25 studio fee

Special Expenses: $50 - $100 for personal printmaking supplies

Enrollment: 16

The art of incising and printing from copper plates dates back to the early 1400s. Whereas once this technique was laden with chemicals and mordants, relatively new, non-toxic methods now exist. Students will learn to use the Z*Acryl acrylic resist based system to create rich, tonal and vibrant images using traditional printing techniques honed over the centuries. Multiple techniques will be discussed including drypoint, engraving, etching, aquatinting, stage biting, chin collé and A la poupée, among others. Students will work toward creating a technical portfolio highlighting both craft and concept.

The Roman World

Credits: 4

CRN: 20195

Faculty: Thomas Rainey, 867-6750

Days & Times: 6-10p Wed

Location: Sem II A2109

Enrollment: 25

"We are all Romans," Thomas Jefferson once said. The Founding Generation, in part, modeled the government of the United States on the ancient Roman Republic. The Greco-Roman cultural synthesis forms a vital core of our culture and civilization. This course will explore the history, culture, literature and legacy of Ancient Rome. It will also consider some possible parallel historical developments between the Roman and American Empires.

Russian, Beginning II

Credits: 4

CRN: 20188

Faculty: Elena Sonina

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

Location: Sem II C2109

Enrollment: 25

This is a continuing course from the Fall quarter class for those who are still passionate about learning Russian from native-speaking instructors. You will advance in learning how to read, write, construct sentences, and eventually, better express yourself in Russian. Further exposure to the authentic Russian language, literature, history, and culture will enable you to move forward in your mastery of Russian grammar, vocabulary and communicative skills. Those of you who have experience with or have learned Russian before, will also have a great opportunity to polish your writing, reading and speaking abilities. Traditionally, you will deepen your knowledge of the language by watching the best of Russian films and listening to a variety of Russian music critical for understanding the mystery of the Russian soul. A greater variety of learning settings and intensive in-class activities such as staging skits and acting out true-to-life situations will help you strengthen your comprehension skills and build the necessary confidence in using Russian. Come discover the way to celebrate Shrovetide, Spring and Easter "Russian Style"!!!

Sequential Visual Narrative: Image CANCELLED

Credits: 4

CRN: 20214

Faculty: James Blevins, 867-6228

Days & Times: 5:15-9:15p Fri

Location: Sem II E4115

Prerequisites: Faculty signature. Sophomore standing or above.

Required Fees: $50 for supplies, lecture materials, possible printing and guest speakers

Enrollment: 25

This course has been cancelled.

 This graphics/media workshop examines the simple act of telling stories with picture and words and is a continuation of Sequential Narrative: Story. We will study the early history of animation and comics as well as story structure, character development, graphic novels, joke structure and professional illustrative practices. This class would be great preparation for anyone interested in developing ideas and images for short digital films, web comics or illustrated stories.

Spanish, Beginning I

Credits: 4

CRN: 20189

Faculty: Joseph Alonso, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 6-8p Tue & Thu

Location: Sem II D2109

Enrollment: 25

In this course, students will gain a basic foundation in Spanish vocabulary and grammar. The course work will focus on verbal, written and reading exercises to acquire essential vocabulary and develop communication skills. Many aspects of Latino and Spanish culture and society will be presented throughout. The course is taught primarily in Spanish and involves work in affinity groups.

Spanish, Beginning II

Credits: 4

CRN: Sec A: 20190; Sec B: 20191; Sec C: 20192

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

Days & Times: Sec A: 6-8p Mon & Wed; Sec B: 6-8p Mon & Wed; Sec C: 6-8p Tue & Thu

Location: Sec A: Sem II D2109; Sec B: Sem II D3107; Sec C: Sem II D2107

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

Enrollment: 25 each section

This interactive, student focused class emphasizes communicative activities and integrates the culture of the Spanish speaking world. Winter 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, Intermediate I

Credits: 4

CRN: 20193

Faculty: David Phillips, 867-6508

Days & Times: 6-8p Tue & Thu

Location: Sem II D3107

Prerequisites: One year of college Spanish, 3 years of high school Spanish or instructor's assessment.

Enrollment: 25

This course builds upon previous work to strengthen communication skills and fluency in Spanish. The course work focuses on intensive conversation, reading and writing, as well as practice of grammatical structures. Group conversations and written work will focus on practical themes, as well as on many topics related to Latin American societies and Hispanic cultures. Communication in class takes place entirely in Spanish. Students uncertain about entry into intermediate level should contact faculty to arrange for level assessment.

Spanish, Intermediate II

Credits: 4

CRN: 20194

Faculty: Hugo Flores, 867-6588 (message)

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

Location: Sem II D3109

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: 25

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.

Special Education Behavior Management

Credits: 4

CRN: 20242

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

Days & Times: 9a-3p Sat (Jan. 10, 24, Feb. 7, 21, Mar. 7)

Location: Sem II C3109

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

Enrollment: 24

Major areas of study include classroom and behavior management techniques with special education students; diversity in the classroom and working effectively with diverse learners; various classroom management models and identified best practices for effective teaching and learning; federal, state and local guidelines and laws regarding behavior management; and discipline in the schools with a focus on students who are at-risk for violent behaviors. Students will complete five 6 hour classes and 36 hours of practicum experience.

Statistics I

Credits: 4

CRN: Sec A: 20236; Sec B: 20237

Faculty: Sec A: Alvin Josephy, 867-6588 (message); Sec. B: Allen Mauney, 867-5458

Days & Times: Sec A: 6-10p Mon Sec B: 6-10p Tue

Location: Sem II A1107

Enrollment: 25 each section

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: 20220

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.

Theories of Personality

Credits: 4

CRN: 20230

Faculty: Susan Cummings, 867-6588 (message)

Days & Times: 6-10p Mon

Location: Sem II A2109

Prerequisites: Introductory psychology

Enrollment: 25

The major personality theorists will be presented sequentially within their cultural and historical contexts. This will provide the students with a broader understanding of the evolution of ideas concerning human nature. Exploration of theories will be limited to those that apply specifically to the practice of counseling. Attention will be paid to the interaction of the individual with the social milieu, the cultural biases within theory and the effect of personal history on theoretical claims. This is a core psychology course required for entry into a graduate program in psychology. This is an upper division course.

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 the winter of 2009, these courses include:

  • Conserving and Restoring Biodiversity (Faculty: Tim Quinn)
  • Environmental Advocacy (Faculty: Ted Whitesell)
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis and the Environment (Faculty: Peter Dorman)
  • Current Topics in Environmental Studies: Climate Action Plan (Faculty: John Pumilio)

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 the winter of 2009, these courses include:

  • Budget and Tax Policy (Credits: 4; Faculty: Nita Rinehart)
  • Communicating Performance Data (Credits: 2; Faculty: Steve Marshall)
  • Ethics and Leadership (Credits: 4; Faculty: Rene-Marc Mangin)
  • Globalization and Comparative Public Administration (Credits: 4; Faculty: Larry Geri)
  • The Profits of Non-profits (Credits: 4; Faculty: Nelson Pizarro)
  • Sustainable Leadership and Decision Making (Credits: 2; Faculty: Michael Mucha)
  • Tribal Human Resources (Credits: 2; Faculty: Pam Peters)

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


Credits: 4

CRN: Sec A: 20234 (freshmen and sophomores); Sec B: 20235 (junior standing or above)

Faculty: Daryl Morgan, 867-6228

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

Location: ArtAnx 0111

Prerequisites: Half the registration in this course is reserved for freshmen and sophomores

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: 20196

Faculty: Kate Crowe, 867-6415

Days & Times: 6-10p Thu

Location: Sem II B2109

Prerequisites: Faculty signature.

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.