Contemporary Civilization | The Core Curriculum
Explore the Literature. Core Scholars Program. Core Timeline. Contemporary Civilization Introduction to Contemporary Civilization in the West. Founded in 1919 as a course on War and Peace Issues, the central purpose of Contemporary Civilization is to introduce students to a range of issues concerning the kinds of communities – political, social, moral, and religious – that human beings
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Course-wide Lectures | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The tradition of course-wide lectures was relaunched in 2019. Its recent talks were given by three authors that were newly added onto the Literature Humanities and Contemporary Civilization syllabus: Patricia Williams, Emily Wilson, and Suzan-Lori Parks. A Million Suggestions.
Academic Coursework | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Academic Coursework - Columbia College is one of America’s premier liberal arts colleges, set within a leading research university. College students have opportunities to work across disciplines, embrace complexity and become flexible, fearless, forward-looking global citizens and scholars. From understanding the forces of globalization to grasping life through the prism
The Undergraduate Writing Program | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course emphasizes habits of mind and skills that foster students’ capacities for critical analysis, argument, revision, collaboration, meta-cognition, and research. Students read and discuss essays from a number of fields, complete regular informal reading and writing exercises, compose several longer essays, and devise a research-based ...
Proposing a New Course | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Proposing a New Course - The joint Columbia College-General Studies Committee on Instruction (COI) must review and approve any course open to Columbia College or School of General Studies students that (1) is new, (2) has not been taught in five or more years, or (3) has been changed in content, title, course level, course type, requirements or instructor (i.e., changed
Physical Education Requirement | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Students who fulfill the attendance participation requirements for the course pass the course. Students who are absent more than the permissible number of times are given a mark of W (Withdrawal), unless they file a drop form with the Department of Physical Education by the official deadline to drop a course.
Course Management Course Proposal Guidance for Instructors ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Course Management Course Proposal Guidance for Instructors - Academic departments and programs have designated at least one person on their administrative staff to have access to the Course Management system, to enter information into the Proposal module and to submit a course proposal into the Committee on Instruction (COI) workflow.
History of the Core | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Each course meets three times a week: one large lecture and two smaller discussion seminars. 1941: Optional Science Sequence Dropped: 1941: CC-A Sets Itself Apart: 1935 marks the first time that CC-A includes excerpts from contemporary modern fiction. Until this point, only readings from the course textbook were used.
Proposing a Course for the Global Core or Science ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) If the course is a new one that requires the approval of the Committee on Instruction, there is a section of the Course Proposal form in Course Management where an instructor or department can indicate an interest in having the new course considered for the Global Core requirement.
Core Registration & Core Policy | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Core Registration Petitions Period: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to Monday, January 27, 2020. During this time, students may file petitions at the Center for the Core Curriculum to add or change sections of Literature Humanities, Contemporary Civilization, African Civilization, Art Humanities, Music Humanities, Frontiers of Science (students should visit the appropriate departmental offices for issues regarding the Science, Global and Foreign Language requirements). The Center for the Core Curriculum is located i…
Frontiers of Science | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course focuses on the commonalities of the scientific approach to inquiry as exemplified by four areas of active research and discovery. On Mondays throughout the semester, leading scientists present up to three lectures in each of the four modules. During the rest of the week, senior faculty and Columbia Science Fellows (PhD research ...
Course Administration | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Course Administration - In order for you and your students to get the most out of the classroom experience these pages provide useful information in preparing for and administering your courses. For instance, reviewing course evaluations from previous semesters can assist in strengthening the structure and content of the course from year to year; providing textbook
Course Management Course Proposal Guidance for Department ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Course Management Course Proposal Guidance for Department or Program Administrators - Once an instructor has developed a course syllabus that is ready to be submitted to the Committee on Instruction (COI) for consideration, the Course Proposal Form must be completed by the appropriate department or program administrator (whether the director of academic administration or
Music Humanities Syllabus | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course moves chronologically from the Middle Ages to the present, examining the choices and assumptions of composers, audiences, and performers, and exploring what we can and can’t know about how music of the past may have sounded. Students’ critical perceptions and articulate responses to the music, to the performances, and to the ...
Music Humanities | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The specific goals of the course are to awaken and encourage active, critical, and comparative listening practices, to provide tools to respond verbally to a variety of musical idioms, and to create engagement with the debates about the character and purposes of music that have occupied composers and musical thinkers since ancient times.
Courses | The Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for Civil and ...New York, NY
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Writing a Course Description for the Bulletin | Columbia ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course descriptions also feed into the course listing in the online Directory of Courses and Vergil, which students use when constructing their semester schedules. Your course description, then, is the most immediate way to promote your course and to elicit the interest of undergraduate students.
Submitting a Course Proposal to the Committee on ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Effective beginning with courses to be taught in Spring 2020, course approval requests must be submitted via the Proposal Module in the Course Management system.. Different people will need to be engaged in the entry of a new course proposal and in the course approval workflow in the Course Management system, so you can learn more about instructions specific to (1) the course instructor, (2 ...
Guidance on Course Points | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Instructors proposing a course for which there is variance from the recommended balance of in-class and out-of-class activities (1:2) will be required to provide a clear and compelling rationale for this exception. For instructors proposing a change in points for an existing course
Managing Course Enrollments | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Managing Course Enrollments - A student has asked to be allowed to audit my class. Columbia College does not permit its students to audit classes. However, seniors who have completed all the requirements for graduation may be permitted to register for R (Registration) credit. Such students receive no academic credit but must undertake any work required by the instructor.
Academics | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Academics - Over 250 years ago, Dr. Samuel Johnson, the first president of King's College announced that the College was created with the "good design of promoting a liberal education." He went on to define this education as one which would teach students how to ‘reason exactly, write correctly, and speak eloquently,' and to fashion a curriculum which included 13
The Columbia College Core Curriculum | The Core Curriculum
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Core Curriculum is taken by all undergraduates at Columbia College in small seminars of around twenty students. Two of the courses are year-long, allowing students the rare opportunity to read and discuss important books with the same instructor and the same group of peers for an entire year. The two year-long courses anchor the first and second-year experience of each student. During these first two years, all College students read the same books at roughly the same time, creating an intellectual and …
Structuring a Syllabus | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course title, term taught, class days/times, classroom location, course format (e.g., lecture, seminar, language, laboratory, etc.), and number of points for the course. Instructor name, email address, office location, days/times of weekly office hours. A description of the course that conveys to students the intellectual goals of the course.
Power, Rights, and Social Change: Achieving Justice | The ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course is intended to serve as a bridge from the Columbia Core to present issues of social justice. Throughout, the discussion will center on how we—contemporary public citizens—can improve our social and political condition and achieve justice.
Ignorance: How It Drives Science | Columbia College Today
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course consists of 25 hour-and-a-half lectures and uses a textbook with the lofty title Principles of Neural Science, edited by the eminent neuroscientists Eric Kandel and Tom Jessell (with the late Jimmy Schwartz). The textbook is 1,414 pages long and weighs in at a hefty 7.7 pounds, a little more in fact than twice the weight of a human ...
Freedom Writer: Eric Foner ’63, ’69 GSAS | Columbia ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Willis Mathewson ’13 was enrolled in the course last spring. “The dish among students is really positive about him, and once I was in the class, I was thrilled,” says Mathewson, a history major whose grandfather, Rufus W. Mathewson Jr. ’55 GSAS, was a longtime member of the Columbia faculty.
Audit a Class | Columbia College Alumni Association
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Auditors are encouraged to attend class and to keep up with the reading. No examinations or papers are required, no grade is assigned and no credit is granted for course completion. Explore the General Auditing Program. For individuals 65 or older, C olumbia …
Grading | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Mark of YC (year course) A mark given at the end of the first term of a course in which the full year’s work must be completed before a qualitative grade is assigned. The grade given at the end of the second term is the grade for the entire course. The Mark of CP (credit pending)
Our Path Forward | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Students can learn more about the synchronous and asynchronous elements of a course by looking at the course’s syllabus when it is posted on CourseWorks and also by attending the first class session. The University has created a resource site for students that offers strategies and tips for a successful experience in online courses. Students ...
Providing Textbook Information | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Providing Textbook Information - Students need as much information as possible in order to plan their course selections, to assess the potential workload of their upcoming semester and to plan for the costs associated with each course. Therefore, instructors are asked to provide clear information regarding the texts that are required for their courses in the following
Just Societies | The Eric H. Holder Jr. Initiative for ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Prerequisites. Students wishing to take this course will have to have taken the course “Power, Rights, and Social Change: Achieving Justice,” POLS UN3173, or an equivalent course. Students who wish to take the seminar should send a paragraph describing their background and reason for wanting to take the seminar.
Making Courses Accessible | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Making Courses Accessible - Provided by Disability Services, these tips are based on class-room practices that both faculty and students have reported to be successful.1. Students learn and engage in different ways. To ensure your students are able to best learn and engage in your course…
New Medical Humanities Major Combines Health and Culture ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) The current health crisis has pressed into sharp relief the importance of medical humanities as a course of study. By addressing issues like vaccine hesitancy, making sense of the anti-Chinese animus that has surfaced in response to Covid-19, and studying why social factors have loomed larger than biological factors when it comes to severity of illness, the work and thinking of this program ...
Proposing an Off-Campus Course or Program | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Proposing an Off-Campus Course or Program - Proposing an off-campus course or program for undergraduate students requires substantial advance planning, typically commencing at least two years before the first offering. Faculty members who wish to teach in an off-campus setting should speak to their department chairs about their plans, in order to review possible
The Woman Who First Crashed the College Gates | Columbia ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) During junior year, she noticed in her course catalog something called a 4:1 program. Under this arrangement, an Engineering student could earn a B.S. in four years and, with enough liberal arts credits — including the four basic Core Curriculum courses — also graduate with a College B.A. a year later.
Policies and Procedures | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Add a course after the deadline. Columbia College students are not permitted to add a course to their program of study after the deadline for so doing – which is the end of the second week of the semester. Committee on Academic Standing; Electronic form available here. Hard copy form is available in the Center for Student Advising.
Academic Program Planning for 2020-2021 | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Page: Academic Program Planning for 2020-2021 - In order to allow for the de-densification of campus and to offer the maximum amount of flexibility in course offerings, the 2020-2021 academic year will be comprised of three semesters of equal length: Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021. While students can continue to take all of their coursework in Fall and Spring, students
Academic Resources | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Qualified and trained peer tutors assist students with mastering their course content and maximizing their potential for academic achievement. When combined with regular attendance of classes and recitations, visits to professors' office hours, use of departmental Help Rooms and formation of peer study groups, tutoring serves as a proactive ...
College Faculty Committees | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 08, 2021 · The Columbia College curriculum and its academic policies are determined by the following faculty committees: Committee on Instruction. The Committee on Instruction (COI) is responsible for approving proposals for new majors and other …
Our Path Forward: FAQs for 2020-2021 | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) If a course is open for “shopping,” the course’s CourseWorks site (linked to the course information page on Vergil) will be accessible to any student with a Columbia uni. Once logged into the CourseWorks site, students will be able to enter the “Zoom Class Sessions” area of …
Reporting on the Trump Presidency, by an AP Insider ...
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 12, 2021 · The international trips are, of course, some of the moments I reflect upon the most as the Trump era comes to a close. It was an honor to go from one corner of the globe to another, crisscrossing the skies on Air Force One to document the most unorthodox foreign policy a …
Columbia College - Course
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Concentrating on three of Plato’s dialogues that aggressively condemn rhetoric while skillfully deploying its strategies, this course will both explore how these rhetorical strategies shape the arguments presented and access the merits of Socrates’ objections to them. Registration to open mid-November
Academic Advising and Support | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Selection. In selecting courses each semester, you should consult with both the Director of Undergraduate Studies in your declared or anticipated major and your advising dean. To assist you in preparing for these conversations, the following pages may be of assistance: New Approved Courses; Approved Global Core Courses
Faculty FAQs | Columbia College
Posted: (0 seconds ago) Some accommodations may be appropriate in one course or program, but not in another. For example, an accommodation of extended time might be appropriate for a course with in-class timed exams, but might not be in a course where students are evaluated solely based on papers or group presentations.