LbSt 101: Explorations
Home Syllabus Assignments

Classroom: R: 10:10a-11:00a, MCRey 317
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Instructor: Dr. Carl Burch
Telephone: 450-1377 (office); 548-0036 (home)
Office: MCRey 310
Office hours: MF 1:10–2, W 3:10–4, R 9:10–10
drop-ins, appointments always welcome
Peer assistant: Brett Geren


1.Thu 27 Aug introductions
course goals/overview/expectations
2.Thu 3 Sep Read Nussbaum
Read Hendrix Statement of Purpose
liberal arts, statement of purpose
3.7 Sep Labor Day - no classes
Thu 10 Sep Gen Ed mini-paper draft
Schedule advisor meeting, begin self-reflection questionnaire
Read Program for Bachelor of Arts Degree
Begin reading Maus I
BA degree - Gen Ed requirements
peer review activity
4.Thu 17 Sep Gen Ed mini-paper due
engaged learning: Odyssey
mini-Odyssey preparation
academic etiquette, academic choices
5.Thu 24 Sep Self-reflection questionnaire due, signed by advisor
Mini-Odyssey project proposal form due
6.Thu 1 Oct Finish reading Maus I
Maus discussion
7.Tue 6 Oct Spiegelman lecture in Staples (optional)
Thu 8 Oct Read Davies How to be an expatriate
Expatriate discussion
8.Wed 14 Oct Maus paper due
no class this week due to Fall break
15–16 Oct Fall break - no classes
9.Thu 22 Oct Read Hendrix Student Code of Conduct excerpts
standards of conduct — social
10.Thu 29 Oct Expatriate paper due
11.Thu 5 Nov Read Hendrix Academic Integrity Policy
standards of conduct — academic
12.Thu 12 Nov Mini-Odyssey class reports
13.Thu 19 Nov Mini-Odyssey class reports
14.25–29 Oct Thanksgiving - no classes
15.Thu 3 Dec synthesis; course assessment
17 Dec–10 Jan Winter break