Kaitlyn M. Kessel
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.
The course will cover the common book Respect, time management, introduction to the RAD Project, personal wellness, registration, choosing a major, resources on campus, class field trip, Seattle Communities Project Presentation, and Husky Pride.
Student learning goals
Students will be able to achieve a deeper understanding of respect.
Students will be able to develop time management skills and learn how to prioritize their time in an efficient manner so as to accomplish all of their goals in a university setting.
Students will be introduced to the concept of personal wellness as it relates to college life.
Students will be able to navigate an array of academic and personal resources.
Students will understand the importance of culture and how this relates to respect.
Students will learn helpful tips that I wish I had known as a freshmen.
General method of instruction
The general method of instruction will be discussion based. In this form of instruction it is expected that all students are actively participating in the discussion and activities.
Husky Kick-Off Read the common book Respect
Class assignments and grading
Online submissions answering question prompts. RAD Project which explores how to use the libraries on campus. Seattle Communities Project which is an exploration of places in Seattle.
Grades are assigned only to assignments completed on time.