Alexandra Nicole Colley
GEN ST 199
Introduces students to various aspects of the University of Washington community. Includes exploration of university resources and opportunities, and academically related skill development. Credit/no credit only. Offered: A.
Students will develop skills to be successful at UW by understanding their role within the larger university and identifying some general strategies for academic success by: becoming familiar with the academic disciplines at UW, engaging with campus resources and opportunities, meeting and working with other students, and forming social groups that build peer support. This FIG section is linked with Drama 101 and Astronomy 150.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
There will be a few assignments that cover the Common Book: Sara Lawrence Lightfoot's "Respect"
Class assignments and grading
Participation (35%); 3 mini-projects (50%); Go post (15%)