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.