History of Learning in the Arts, Sciences, and Technology (Part 1)

History of Learning in the Arts, Sciences, and Technology (Part 1)
History of civilization from antiquity to circa A.D. 1500. This course has two primary goals: to study (1) how past civilizations learned and (2) how we as individuals learn.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Key Course Purposes

- Use the lens of learning to understand world civilization and yourself.

- Learn how to learn.

Remember and Understand

- Explain so that a lay person would understand, how the great events, persons, and artifacts of civilization influenced the history of the world and approaches to learning.


- Apply to your own life concepts and learning from the historical past.

Analyze and Evaluate

- Compare and contrast historical periods and explain so that a lay person would understand, how those periods applied learning.

- Classify and interpret primary and secondary source documents and artifacts, deconstructing the types of learning reflected.

- Assess the influence of historical contexts on primary and secondary source documents.

- Evaluate authorial intent, checking for internal consistency and critiquing external consistency.

- Evaluate yourself as a learner in light of all you are learning from your study of historical events & ideas

Create and Become

- Become a better learner by creating a final project that meaningfully demonstrates thoughtful mastery of course content, thinking and writing skills, and how you are integrating your learning with your religious values.

- Nourish a lifelong appreciation of the great learnings and creations of the ages.

- Become a more skillful, reflective, and aware learner (learning how to learn).

- Skillfully integrate data into a coherent argument through clear writing and oral communication.