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Jack Chan
GEN ST 199
Seattle Campus

The University Community

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.

Class description

This course introduces students to various aspects of the University of Washington community, including, but not limited to, the exploration of the University of Washington and its surroundings, academic development, and the awesomeness of fellow classmates. Students will engage in discussion and participate in activities while learning under, at times, unorthodox teaching methods.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

At times unorthodox, yet amusing.

Recommended preparation

Willingness to meet people, genuine sincerity toward UW community and its members, open-mindedness toward instructor's methods, decisions, and suggestions.

Class assignments and grading

Many assignments will yield intellectual rumination on one of many issues. Some assignments are for the expansion of imagination and creativity. The amount gained from doing assignment depends on student's effort and genuine willingness to learn.

Grades are given haphazardly.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jack Chan
Date: 12/02/2008