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INTSCI 197 Special Topics in Integrated Sciences (1-5, max. 15) NW
Selected topics in integrated sciences.
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INTSCI 301 Integrated Sciences Seminar (1, max. 3)
Covers contemporary issues in integrated sciences, science education, and science communication.
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INTSCI 401 Integrated Sciences Practicum (2, max. 4)
Provides the opportunity to explore professions in formal or informal science education, science writing, science policy, and other areas that require an integrated science perspective. Examples include weekly visits to a science classroom or volunteer work at a science or natural history museum. Credit/no-credit only.
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INTSCI 402 Nature of Science (5) NW
Case study examination of scientific methods and elements of scientific practice including observation, data, statistics, interpretations, hypothesis, theory, and law. Asks how does science change; how does data support theories; and how are theories verified, falsified, or modified?
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INTSCI 403 Science in Context (5) NW
Case study examination of how science operates within broad social, political, and ethical contexts. Considers the growth of multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research, societal impacts, ethical responsibilities, censorship, complex mechanisms of funding, and the power inherent in claims to knowledge.
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INTSCI 491 Introduction to Research (2) NW
Preparation for intensive "hands-on" science experience. Discussion of what constitutes scientific research; development of a research proposition; meeting with potential research supervisors; signed agreement with supervisor and capstone instructor on scope and details of research
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INTSCI 492 Reflections on Research (2, max. 6) NW
Reflections on an on-going science research experience through discussion, short papers, and oral presentations, with emphasis on the challenges and dilemmas that arise in data collection and analysis. Prerequisite: INTSCI 491; corequisite: registration in a departmental 498 research course. Offered: AWSp.
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INTSCI 493 Communicating Research (3) NW
Preparation of oral and written presentations of research, under guidance of the capstone instructor. Presentation on research in class and in another venue, such a scientific meeting or an on-campus symposium. Prerequisite: minimum of four credits of INTSI 492. Offered: AWSp.
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