SCAND 490R

Seminar in Scandinavian Studies

Language Studies Kennedy Center for International Studies

Course Description

Topics vary. Includes International Cinema.

When Taught

Contact Department

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

0.5

Fixed

3

Fixed

0.5

Other Prerequisites

Reading knowledge of at least one Scandinavian language.

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Subject-Specific Outcomes

Learning Outcome

Each iteration of this course has more specific outcomes based on the subject matter at hand; those additional objectives are articulated in each instructor's customized syllabus.

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Critical Thinking, Analysis, and Writing

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze cultural artifacts, think critically, and write clearly and persuasively.

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Specialization

Learning Outcome

Students will learn to recognize and critically reflect upon a significant dimension of Nordic culture.

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Life-Long Learning

Learning Outcome

Develop a life-long appreciation of Nordic cultures and develop attitudes and habits of thought and study that encourage life-long learning and continued contact with the informed study of culture.

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Research Arguments and Methodologies

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to produce original arguments based on sound research methodology.