Topic: courses

University promotes DIAP label for courses

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University promotes DIAP label for courses

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Students searching for classes during pre-registration might have noticed a category in the bottom left corner of the Courses@Brown website: the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan designation, which encompasses classes that address inequality, privilege and power, race and gender in a variety of contexts.

Computer science to offer new introductory track

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Computer science to offer new introductory track

April 17, 2018 0 comments

The computer science department will add a new introductory track in fall 2018, starting with CSCI 0111: “Computing Foundations: Data.” The new sequence will consist of three courses taught over three semesters and will provide students with a less intensive option.

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Savello ’18: Rethinking TA sections

March 16, 2018 0 comments

As is natural for a second-semester senior, I have begun to reflect on my academic endeavors and evaluate which experiences I’ve found valuable at Brown — and which ones I’ve found not so valuable. Out of all of my experiences, I’ve found mandatory TA-led discussion sections the most in need of improvement.

University, edX partnership expands with new course offering

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University, edX partnership expands with new course offering

January 31, 2018 0 comments

Students across the world began traveling through mythical literary realms to explore various facets of humanity Tuesday, assisted in their quest by virtual guide Leila and a computer generated likeness of James Egan, professor of English.

Mulligan ’19: Brown should increase LGBTQ+ course offerings

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Mulligan ’19: Brown should increase LGBTQ+ course offerings

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Earlier this month, California approved textbooks that include LGBTQ+ history for use in public schools for grades K-12.

Depts. release new DDIAP spring courses

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Depts. release new DDIAP spring courses

March 21, 2017 0 comments

New spring courses are intended to build upon the goals set forth in the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.