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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

English/Humanities - Corporate College Services, Inc.

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Titles of all evaluated learning experiences in English/Humanities - Corporate College Services, Inc.

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: gain confidence in their ability to be creative; develop convictions to generate and refine highly original, non-obvious solutions to a wide variety of needs and problems; explore resources, tools, and techniques to use in helping creative efforts; experience many different approaches to being creative, bringing into the effort viewpoints from the sciences, the arts, and all forms of human endeavor; understand idea generation and development; and develop skills in the management of creative individuals, including themselves, and projects in business, the community, and personal development.
Instruction:
This course explores the subject of creativity from the standpoint of making the student more aware of a world of potentials and the limitless surrounding possibilities for making and doing the new and useful in a wide variety of settings. Major topics covered in the course are: enhancing personal creativity; explore the deep intellectual background of creativity with noted physicist David Bohm; generate and refine ideas with others, using a wide variety of group and team creative processes; explore the creative process in business and other realms.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Humanities or Social Science (3/10) (9/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and low student/teacher ratio, learning objectives are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

Location:
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:demonstrate the power of the written word; demonstrate that writing successfully is a process that starts with thinking and ends with revising; apply the components of rhetoric and uphold the writer's challenge to control them; equate the connection between logical thinking and effective persuasive writing; analyze logical fallacies in their own thinking and the thinking of others; and identify the use, misuse and abuse of secondary source material.
Instruction:
Major topics include: expository writing, the writing process, components of rhetoric, and critiquing student and published papers.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English Composition I (3/10) (9/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

Location:
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: develop an individual style of writing, identify a researchable topic, use a library and the Internet to gather material, evaluate the material, and synthesize findings in a well-written, well-argued paper; apply the APA guidelines for proper documentation of source materials; and define plagiarism and develop strategies on how to avoid plagiarism.
Instruction:
Major topics include: conducting research; using the writing process; writing in all disciplines; using evidence; making an argument; developing an individual style of writing; reading, interpreting, and writing about literature.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English Composition II (3/10) (9/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

Location:
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length:
28 hours (7 weeks).
Dates:
July 2010 - Present.
Objectives:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: model the process involved in creating a speech; assess the factors surrounding a speech: presentation, audience, and environment; gain experience in live speaking situations with diverse topics and audiences; develop and apply skills to other situations where speech-making is required; evaluate historical and contemporary presentations, made by others; develop confidence and ease in speaking; and communicate ethically.
Instruction:
Major topics include: public speaking and the communication process; managing communication apprehension; listening effectively; analyzing one's audience; adapting to diverse audiences; enhancing one's credibility and selecting a topic; speaking with a purpose; discovering and outlining a speech; supporting one's ideas with evidence; organizing and outlining a speech; delivering a speech effectively; and using language effectively.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Principles of Public Speaking (3/10) (9/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

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