Independent Study (CULT 399)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Cultural Studies(CULT)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Sibel Irzık -sibeli@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Undergraduate
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One-to-one tutorial,Group tutorial
Interactive,Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Project based learning,Task based learning
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CONTENT

This course allows students to explore an area of academic interest not currently covered in regular course offerings. Under the supervision of a faculty member, students are expected to take responsibility for their own learning, including developing together a reading list and forms of evaluation. Students must receive the approval of a supervisor faculty member prior to enrollment.

OBJECTIVE

Cult 399 allows students to explore an area of academic interest not currently covered in regular course offerings. Although all steps of the course must be approved by the supervising faculty member, students are nonetheless expected to take primary responsibility for their own learning, including developing a reading list and forms of evaluation. Students may enroll in Cult 399 only after they have received the approval in writing of the faculty member with whom they would like to work.

LEARNING OUTCOME

* Working closely with a faculty member in designing an independent project in the field of cultural studies;
* Analyzing arguments, evaluating their assertions, assumptions and their proposed evidence;
* Constructing coherent and independent arguments based on critical, comparative evaluation of different sources;
* Drawing on multiple, relevant fields of study to analyze cultural phenomena;
* Demonstrating effective informational retrieval, analysis, and oral and written communication skills;
* Developing and carrying out an original research project.