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101 Presenting and Processing Information Using Technology (1-3:0-3:0-3). Prerequisite: Varies with topic. Special topics course that presents practical experience in computer applications. Topics vary; most topics require laboratory work. May be repeated for credit when course content is different.
390 Peer Tutoring in Writing across the Disciplines (1:0:0). Prerequisites: A grade of A in ENGL 302, 60 credits, overall GPA of 3.000 or higher with a GPA of 3.500 or higher in the student's major. Experiential learning course in the teaching of writing across the disciplines. Students receive Writing Center training in theory and techniques of tutoring writing and work a minimum of three hours per week in the Writing Center. Focus is on practical application of writing theory and pedagogy from course readings, development of tutoring skills, and self-reflection through journals and a final paper. May be repeated up to three times. Student must submit two faculty recommendations and a sample of recent academic writing and complete an interview with the director of the Writing Center.
395 Technology Apprenticeship (3:1:0). Prerequisites: 30 credits; GPA of 2.500 or higher; ability to use an Internet browser; and keyboarding, data entry, and word-processing skills. Experiential learning course in using technology in instruction. Students receive up to 45 hours of instruction and work 90 hours with faculty members, assisting them with a technology project (e.g., developing a course web site, designing templates for technology-related assignments, or serving as technology assistants in the classroom). Students submit a faculty recommendation and an application to the technology apprenticeship coordinator. May be repeated once for credit.
480 Internship in Information Technology (1-3:0:0). Prerequisites: Permission of the information technology minor advisor in CAS, 9 credits in the information technology minor, 60 credits of undergraduate work, 15 hours in major field, 2.700 GPA average in information technology minor, and 2.500 overall GPA. Internships are approved work-study positions at specific sites arranged by interested students and the CAS information technology minor advisor. Students, under the supervision of the information technology minor advisor, work with a site supervisor in a setting that provides substantial experience in information technology work. For 3 credits, students work 120 hours on site and produce two pieces of written work (approximately 2,500 words) as specified in the contract. Does not count toward course work in the information technology minor. May be repeated for up to 6 credits with permission of the information technology minor advisor.
485 International Internship (3-9:0:0). Prerequisites: 60 credits, 2.5 GPA; successful completion of application and selection process. Students should contact the faculty director one semester prior to semester of enrollment. Students work at oversees locations under the direction of the faculty director and a site supervisor. Students participate in a pre-departure orientation, work a minimum of 45 hours for each credit (in 3, 6, and 9 credit increments) and submit written assignments as specified in a learning contract approved by the faculty director. These may include journals, work products and reports, reflective essays, and research papers.
490 Faculty-Student Research Apprenticeship (3:0:0). Prerequisites: 60 credits and permission of instructor. Open only to recipients of the provost's Faculty-Student Apprenticeship Award. Introduces students to scholarship in action in their major field of study. Complements and enriches required course material and provides undergraduates with the unique opportunity to work collaboratively with faculty on research projects.