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Queen's University

ASCX 101/3.0 Learning and Working in a Digital World

Course applicable to the following Majors / Medials/ Minors:    Suitable for all incoming BISC students
Course Instructor: Dr Isabelle Brent - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
This course is available in:   Fall term at the BISC
Course Prerequisites / Exclusions:   None

This exciting new course has been specifically designed to help students transition to university and develop study strategies relevant to all other courses. Students who take this course will develop a range of transferable skills that are sure to give them the best possible chance of adapting to whatever challenges lie ahead.

  DR ISABELLE BRENT, COURSE INSTRUCTOR, BISC 

Course Highlights:

Make your own productivity plan for Fall 2020, for your courses and daily life.

Collaborate with your classmates on group projects that address key issues such as intercultural competency, human rights and inclusion.

Learn to recognise examples of fake news, weak arguments, and poor qualitative data in the media.

Become a better writer. Learn to implement productive and healthy writing practices that will remain with you throughout your academic career.

2019 Sem1

ASCX 101/3.0 Learning and Working in a Digital World

The future is uncertain. Information is expanding at an exponential rate. Jobs that were formerly done by humans are being taken over by artificial intelligence and automation. This course will ask what it means to be a human learner and worker in a rapidly changing digital world. Topics include effective time-management, writing in the humanities and sciences, working as a team, and developing intercultural competency.

Learning Outcomes

To complete this course, successful students will demonstrate their ability to:

  • Evaluate the fair and accurate presentation of qualitative and quantitative information and argumentation
  • Understand how knowledge is created and what ethical obligations we have to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge
  • Work in effective teams, exemplifying collaboration and cooperation
  • Be aware of intercultural difference and apply principles of equity and inclusion
  • Implement a productive and healthy writing practice
  • Establish frameworks getting things done in ways that support curiosity, motivation, and focus.
Bader International Study Centre
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