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    • Profile picture
    Jan 14, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this class due to the service aspect.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights of this course include volunteering at a service learning site, watching the movie Freedom Writers, and creating a hypothetical grant proposal for the service learning site.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Keep up with the readings. Participate when you can since discussions are a big part of the class. Be outgoing especially when around the children. Despite their age, they are very perceptive when something is wrong. Plus, it's always a good idea to keep up with their energy.

    • Fall 2016
    • Vicki Williams
    • Great Intro to the Subject Lots of Writing Great Discussions
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    Sep 15, 2016
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    This course was super interesting. i was introduced to a lot of ideas and events that I hadn't previously known or thought much about.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights of the course were the discussion we would have about how 'race' has been used in science over the years as a result of society. It sounds boring, but I thought it was fun, especially when taking it with friends.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Do the readings ahead of time, and don't try to cram it all in one night. If you have to skim, that is fine, just know the ideas and concepts, and the important individuals of each reading.

    • Summer 2016
    • Bediako
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading Group Projects Great Discussions
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    May 24, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    Creativity, Innovation, and Invention with Gib Mason was an awesome course that let me get hands-on experience in the process of invention from brainstorming a product, designing it, building it and marketing it. In the class, with the support of the professor, we built a phone app and a company that was eventually sold.

    Course highlights:

    I got to work first-hand in the field of entrepreneurship, a field that I would have never even considered working in before. I learned that with teamwork and dedication, a small group of young college students can design a product and make a campus-wide impact with determination.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Take ownership and accountability for the task at hand. Understand that each member is needed for team success.

    • Fall 2012
    • MASON
    • Great Intro to the Subject Group Projects Meetings Outside of Class

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