HE 1151

HE 1151

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This freshman writing seminar will teach students to read and respond to a variety of primary and secondary scientific topics, looking at the question of gender inequity in health from multiple perspectives. Students will be asked to analyze and reflect on course materials in both formal essay and informal journal formats.

When Offered Fall.

  • Students will learn to read and interpret scientific articles, popular science articles, and non-fiction such as memoirs. The learning outcome is to be able to apply critical thinking skills to these readings and communicate their responses and reflections in clear, concise, and accessible language.
  • Students will learn to apply multi-disciplinary perspectives, think critically, work effectively with others, and write, speak, and use visual communications effectively.
  • Students will learn to apply socio-cultural and politico-economic perspectives to course content, and will learn to work together to provide writing feedback and develop their theses.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19584 HE 1151   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.