Cornerstone: Foundations for Success

Fall
Fall 2018
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Freshman-Junior
Freshman–Junior
Class Size: 25
4
Credits per quarter

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Taught by

Wenhong Wang
sociology and social statistics

Why are you going to college? What is the value of a liberal arts education? How do you make the best of your time at Evergreen? This 4-credit class is designed to help beginning and returning students make sense of their education, to develop skills and confidence to succeed in their college education as well as charting a course toward career goals and lifelong learning. Students will identify areas of academic interest, personal learning styles and align those with the unique Evergreen pedagogy. Class work will focus on strengthening students' reading, writing, speaking, quantitative reasoning and critical thinking skills in relation to Evergreen's Five Foci (Interdisciplinary Study, Collaborative Learning, Learning Across Significant Differences, Personal Engagement, and Linking Theory with Practical Applications). To bring everything together, students are going to research and write on a topic that is important to their education.

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.
Freshman-Junior
Class Standing: Freshman–Junior
Class Size: 25
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:00 pm
SEM 2 B3109 - Seminar

Advertised schedule:

Thursdays 6-9:50pm

Located in: Olympia

DateRevision
2018-05-17New Schedule: Course now meets on Thursdays (was Tuesdays)
2018-03-02New Schedule: Class meets on Tuesdays (was Thursdays)