Natural Sciences First-Year Seminar

Courses, UMass, 2022

Key topics for the course:

  1. “Think like a scientist”
    • Scientific storytelling skills
    • Formulate scientific questions
    • Conduct mini research projects
    • Assessments included mini-storytelling writings/presentations, and a long final project and presentation
  2. “Hidden cirriculum” of college
    • Who are professors?
    • Time-management and test-taking skills
    • What resources are available to help students?

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