Come join us The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs Student Commons room

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The Office of Multicultural Student AffairsStudent Commons room 215OMSA coordinates month-long celebrations such as Hispanic Heritage Month, LGBTQ History Month, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and more. Their programming also includes regularly intercultural dialogues, cultural excursions, a diversity film series, and discussion groups for men of color,women of color, and LGBTQIA students. Their second floor offices offer study and recreational space, and walk-in support for interested students. Overview of the Course SchedulePlace and Space: Making RoomUnit I: Making room for self
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LEE | UNIV 111Unit I engages students in integrating to the university and the community and explores the course theme through discussion, personal reflection, observation, active/critical reading, and formal and informal writing. Core Assignments:Writing: A reflective and/or experiential narrative that may incorporate observational evidence (750-1000 words).Individual or Collaborative Presentation Unit II: Making room for othersUnit II engages students in conversing with texts in order to recognize the limits of individual knowledge/experience and the value of others’ knowledge/experience. This unit asks you to examine and make connections between personal views and larger perspectives, and to negotiate between multiple perspectives. You will also engage in textual analysis as a primary method of academic work, and learn todifferentiate between observation- and text-based analysis. In response to this analysis, you will generate ideas and questions and begin to develop substantive claims using evidence.Core Assignments:Writing: A piece of writing that puts textual materials (at least one of which is a written text) in conversation and engages in summary, evaluation, and analysis (1000-1250 words)Individual or Collaborative Presentation Unit III: Arguing for more roomIn unit 3, you will engage in the research process in order to formulate and support a claim based on evidence. Building on the focus of previous units, you will be asked to investigate multiple perspectives and engage with those perspectives ethically and critically. Finally, you will take a position by making a claim and supporting that claim with research-based evidence.Core Assignments:Writing: A piece of writing that makes a claim and that incorporates multiple outside texts (1000-1500 words)Individual or Collaborative Presentation
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