Students will receive a once in a lifetime experience this coming May, with LFS 302A: International Field Studies in Sustainable Agriculture – Cuba. Offered via distance education, students will first take a field trip to Cuba from April 30 – May 22, 2010. Wendy Holm, the instructor for the course, shares some of her insights into the course, and you can view them in the video.
PSYC 302: Infancy teaches students the trajectory and mechanisms of infant development. Students will have the opportunity to contribute to blogs and wikis, use online technology to ‘raise a virtual baby’ through an interactive feature simulating parent decision making, and view short video clips illustrating key concepts in the study of infancy
FOPR 162 has been designed for individuals who are already employed in an area of natural resources. The distance education platform gives students the flexibility necessary to balance both their careers and their education.
IHHS 411 is the first of its kind offered by the College of Health Discipline at UBC. IHHS 411 is a topic focused overview of violence and abuse across a person’s life including child abuse and neglect, adult intimate partner violence, elder abuse, human trafficking, as well as rape and sexual assault.
LIBR 548F examines the book as a material object and looks at its importance as an agent of intellectual and social development. With the course, there is a strong emphasis on online student participation through online postings on the discussion boards in addition to contributions to an entry on an “Encyclopaedia of the Book” for the course wiki.