Inquiry 1000 is a one credit hour, small group, discussion-based course designed to engage lower division students in the discovery, exploration, and analysis of ideas that faculty members, across a variety of disciplines, study and investigate. This course fulfills the Core Course requirement in Area B.
支持微信提现的游戏All courses will be seminar format, 18-22 students per course with an end of term capstone event—INQR EXPO—an academic festival showcasing student work via posters, photos and videos.
At the conclusion of the course, the student will be able to:
"The thing I appreciated the most about my INQR class, was the discussions my professors led. It helped me think deeper about the topics we were learning and helped me understand the movies we watched more. I also enjoyed the EXPO because it allowed me to explore the other classes and different topics in a brief period of time."
— Jessie Yuan
"The inquiry is a great way for students to do research and have questions answered on a certain topic. I believe this course will help guide us as students to help solve problems and it is great way to inspire students on what they want to do in the future"
—支持微信提现的游戏 Kishan Bhagwandas
"Inquiry 1000 is a class designed to enhance the research abilities of new college student while providing them with an enriching learning experience that allows them to obtain insight in prospective careers. This course is valuable due to the fact that it prepares students for real world inquisition, analysis, and communication in areas of their interests."
— 支持微信提现的游戏Brandon Edwards
Criminology Goes to the Movies
Instructor: Prof. Abigail Drescher
firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Social Sciences / Pamplin
What do The Dark Knight, Scarface, and Widows all have in common? Criminological theory of course! Students will learn about various criminological theories and then apply those theories to various films.
支持微信提现的游戏Freedom of Speech on Campus Are safe spaces really safe?
Instructor: Dr. Debra van Tuyll
email@example.com Department of Communication / Pamplin
Are trigger warnings helping or harming students? This class will explore the role of the free speech and academic freedom on campus and help students understand related hot-button issues such as racist or sexist language on college campuses.
支持微信提现的游戏Journey to Sleep
Instructor: Prof. Jane Hodges
firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Psychological Sciences / College of Science & Mathematics
According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep deprivation can have a critical impact on our daily lives. For example, cognitive performance such as memory, is important to any individual. Recently, it has been shown that sleep deprivation is one of many motivators for patients diagnosed with dementia. There are many unanswered questions regarding both the functions of sleep and the effects of sleep loss. This particular class will engage the student in discussions and research on how sleep loss can affect academic, physical, and emotional performance based on biological and behavioral components.
Sleep Medicine: Improving the importance of sleep and society
Instructor: Dr. Amy Allison
email@example.com Department of Psychiatry
支持微信提现的游戏Sleep is one of our most basic needs, yet millions of Americans suffer from poor or insufficient sleep. This course will examine the importance of sleep health, common pitfalls of sleep problems, and how to improve sleep.
Superman: Defender of Truth, Justice, and the American Way!
Instructor: Prof. Melissa Johnson
firstname.lastname@example.org Reese Library/University Libraries
This Inquiry class will look at the significance of the super-hero. Using Superman as a guidepost, the class will investigate what makes a hero “super” and why heroes are needed. The class will try to answer what exactly the superhero’s role is in ensuring “truth, justice, and the American Way.”
Thinking About War
Instructor: Dr. Hubert Van Tuyll
email@example.com Department of Social Sciences / Pamplin
This class will enable students to research, discuss, and present on the nature, conduct, and consequences of war.
Designing Your Life!
Instructor: Dr. Elizabeth Huggins
firstname.lastname@example.org First Year Experiences and Academic Success
What constitutes a "well-designed" life? Is it your career or profession? Your family-work balance? Or is making a difference in the world? Students will consider what experiences in college will result in a well-designed life by using tools of research and reflection --then create their own plan for how to make this happen!
I Found it on the Internet so it Must be True
Dr. Karla Leeper
email@example.com Department of Communication / Pamplin
This course will read the book The Death of Expertise and explore why, in an era of almost unlimited access to information, we seem to know less. We will examine how those with expertise can more effectively engage the public and policymakers.
Students as Heroes: Becoming an Activist
Instructor: Dr. Andrew Kemp
firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Advanced Studies and Innovation / College of Education
In the past few years, the world has changed. There are movements and marches, concerns and causes. All too often, however, people are just letting things happen. The purpose of this INQR course is to introduce students to activism through the creation of activism project that seeks to inform, illuminate, or work on solving a problem. In small groups, students will create materials, raise money, and inform the public about their cause.
Surviving a Cyber Centric Society
Instructor: Dr. Candace Griffith
email@example.com Department of Social Sciences/Pamplin
Protection in a cyber-focused society is important. Preventing victimization is the key to taking full advantage of living in a connected world.
支持微信提现的游戏Cocoons and Echo Chambers: Why We Need Discomfort
Instructor: Dr. Wes Kisting
firstname.lastname@example.org Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Instructor: Dr. Nai-Cheng Kuo
email@example.com Department of Teaching and Leading / College of Education
Through dialogue and questioning, we will discuss how to deal with life problems through practical wisdom of philosophy. We will also explore actions that we can take to lead a better and happier life.
Social Media and Cyber War
Instructor: Dr. Craig Albert
firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Social Sciences / Pamplin College
支持微信提现的游戏This course will investigate the weaponization of social media as a tool of information warfare. It will additionally investigate the theory and causes of strategic cyberwar.
支持微信提现的游戏Validity 101: Applying concepts to today's news stories
支持微信提现的游戏The news stories of today have been challenged in many ways due to many factors in our society. This course will allow the learner to develop real-life skills in assessing current news for the concepts that constitute validity and apply those lessons in their daily lives.
Different Does Not = Bad
Instructor: Dr. Candace Best
email@example.com Department of Psychological Sciences / Science & Math
支持微信提现的游戏This course will examine major aspects of differences across society. Students will learn how to apply this information to understanding oneself and others.
支持微信提现的游戏Digital Underground: Culture & Technology
Instructor: Dr. Seretha Williams
firstname.lastname@example.org Department of English and Foreign Languages / Pamplin
支持微信提现的游戏Magician behind Medicine: Heroes Who Impact Life
Instructor: Dr. Soma Mukhopadhyay
email@example.com Biological Sciences / Science & Math
Some ground breaking discoveries and invention about physiological functions (like blood types) and pharmaceutical drugs (like penicillin) have saved lives of millions of people. This course will look for the heroes whose work have impacted the human life forever. This course is designed for professional scholars.
History of Espionage
Instructor: Dr. John Heslen
firstname.lastname@example.org Pamplin and School of Computer and Cyber Sciences
支持微信提现的游戏This course will introduce students to the history of intelligence and espionage. Students will study intelligence operations from ancient, medieval, and modern times and gain an appreciation for the role of technology in supporting espionage. This course is designed for honor students.
Poetry in Motion: Kinetic Energy in the Arts
Instructor: Dr. Christina Heckman
email@example.com Department of English and Foreign Languages / Pamplin
Instructor: Prof. Brian Rust
firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Art and Design / Pamplin
This Inquiry seminar will focus on the following question: how does an artist, whether literary or visual, examine and represent the beauty of motion? Students will pursue this question through readings on kinetic art and public art as well as poems emphasizing kinetic imagery. For the major course project, students will collaborate in creative teams to design and build interactive kinetic sculptures for exhibition at the INQR Expo.
Sport and Exercise through Social Change
Instructor: Dr. Hannah Bennett
email@example.com Department of Kinesiology / College of Education
This course is designed for students who wish to understand more about the diverse roles that sport and exercise can fulfill. A particular focus will be on how exercise and sport interventions can create a positive change for individuals, communities, and whole populations.
Bigger, Faster, Stronger, Better: Improving Human Performance
Instructor: Dr. David Hunt
firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Social Sciences / Pamplin
How can I perform better in the many different aspects of life? This course will explore ways of improving human performance.
Technology and Teaching Medical Students
Instructor: Dr. Renuka Mehta
email@example.com Department of Pediatrics / Medical College of Georgia
Several newer technology are available to teach students, although not sure which one are the most helpful and useful for a specific curriculum. The students will have opportunity to explore this further.