Summer 2022 Courses

Arts

ARTS 611
Tuesday & Thursday
01:00PM - 04:20PM
Cancelled
Perception and Illusion in Drawing
TenEyck,Kate

The act of representational drawing inevitably involves the representation of the three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional plane. How do artists create the illusion of space in a painting or drawing, and how do these techniques play into the... more

ARTS 643
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Anatomy of a Scene: Writing for the Screen
Luckow,Sandra Karen

ONLINE COURSE In his book "On Directing" Director Elia Kazan wrote: "A filmscript [sic] is more architecture than literature." A screenplay is a means to an end, much like a blueprint is not the building it's intended to represent. There... more

EDHD

EDHD 607
Tuesday & Thursday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Depictions of Mental Illness in Fiction and Memoir: The Power of Representation
D'Andrea,Jennifer

ONLINE COURSE Mental illness has captured the attention of writers and the interest of readers for generations. The manner in which mental illness is portrayed in a particular work is a reflection of societal attitudes toward those who struggle... more

EDHD 624
Monday & Wednesday
01:00PM - 04:20PM
Communicating with Students; Teaching Students to Communicate
Ryan,Sarah

ONLINE COURSE This course explores communication from the perspectives of the teacher and the learner. In this course, you will analyze key features of intrapersonal, interpersonal, small group, and public communication. You will develop... more

EDHD 681
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Sensing, Thinking, and Learning: Utilizing Engaged Pedagogy in the Academy
Colvin,Demetrius James

ONLINE COURSE Is critical thinking best nurtured through an individualistic focus on content mastery that separates the knower from the known or through interpersonal dialogue and experiential learning that encourages the student to connect... more

EDHD 682
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Adolescent Psychology
Garrett,Noel R

Adolescence is a fascinating time of life. Learning about development during this period is a journey of self-discovery. Adolescent Psychology examines the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in the contexts of family,... more

Humanities

HUMS 607
Tuesday & Thursday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Depictions of Mental Illness in Fiction and Memoir: The Power of Representation
D'Andrea,Jennifer

ONLINE COURSE Mental illness has captured the attention of writers and the interest of readers for generations. The manner in which mental illness is portrayed in a particular work is a reflection of societal attitudes toward those who struggle... more

HUMS 626
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:20PM
Creative Writing Workshop
Stock,Jennifer

Students will write short pieces of creative prose - fiction and non-fiction - throughout the four weeks of the summer semester. The course emphasis is on the creative leaps and imaginative surprises that occur as a result of building a habit of... more

HUMS 639
Tuesday & Thursday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Cancelled
The Contemporary Novel and "The Crisis of Democracy"
McCann,Sean

Especially since the US presidential election of 2016, authors of literary fiction have contended in ways both direct and indirect with a widely shared perception that democratic government is threatened by profound crisis and that democratic... more

Sciences

SCIE 605
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Digestive Disease, Nutrition and Culture
Link,Richard J.; Link-Staltaro,Jeannine M.

This course will provide a broad survey of digestive conditions with the associated nutritional and cultural aspects. Each topic will include pertinent epidemiology and causes including the effects of nutrition, culture, race, and gender. We... more

SCIE 635
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
The Connecticut River: Natural History and Human Imprints
Hammerson,Geoffrey

IMMERSION FIELD COURSE This field course entails a substantial amount (five full days) of kayaking, wading, and walking. Participants must be capable of prolonged physical exertion and tolerant of a lack of comfort facilities during field trips... more

SCIE 682
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Adolescent Psychology
Garrett,Noel R

Adolescence is a fascinating time of life. Learning about development during this period is a journey of self-discovery. Adolescent Psychology examines the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in the contexts of family,... more

SCIE 683
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Applied Data Analysis
Dierker,Lisa C.

ONLINE IMMERSION COURSE This course is designed for students who are interested in developing skills in using statistical tools to analyze data. No prior experience with statistics is required. The approach is "statistics in the service of... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 616
Tuesday & Thursday
09:00AM - 12:20PM
Fully Enrolled
With Bold Knife and Fork: An Introduction to Food History
Wurgaft,Benjamin

ONLINE COURSE This seminar is an introduction to food history and food studies, two linked fields in which we ask how people have satisfied their appetites, and what their choices mean. This encompasses everything from the question of how... more

SOCS 623
Tuesday
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Social and Political Approaches to Social Media
Rosewarne,Lauren

ONLINE COURSE This course examines the intersection between social media, politics and society, analyzing platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to understand their role in our lives, in our political discourse and in shaping our... more

SOCS 624
Monday & Wednesday
01:00PM - 04:20PM
Communicating with Students; Teaching Students to Communicate
Ryan,Sarah

ONLINE COURSE This course explores communication from the perspectives of the teacher and the learner. In this course, you will analyze key features of intrapersonal, interpersonal, small group, and public communication. You will develop... more

SOCS 681
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Sensing, Thinking, and Learning: Utilizing Engaged Pedagogy in the Academy
Colvin,Demetrius James

ONLINE COURSE Is critical thinking best nurtured through an individualistic focus on content mastery that separates the knower from the known or through interpersonal dialogue and experiential learning that encourages the student to connect... more

SOCS 682
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:20PM
Adolescent Psychology
Garrett,Noel R

Adolescence is a fascinating time of life. Learning about development during this period is a journey of self-discovery. Adolescent Psychology examines the physical, cognitive, social, and moral development of adolescents in the contexts of family,... more

SOCS 683
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Applied Data Analysis
Dierker,Lisa C.

ONLINE IMMERSION COURSE This course is designed for students who are interested in developing skills in using statistical tools to analyze data. No prior experience with statistics is required. The approach is "statistics in the service of... more

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Summer 2022 courses will include both on-campus and online options. All courses subject to change.

Summer 2022 Course Chart

GLS courses have a 
variety of scheduling and
study options. 

The options available for
each course are indicated
within the 
course's description.

Here is the Key:

CERT: This course will 
count toward the req-
uirements for the 
Graduate Certificate 
in Writing.

Crosslisted: Students may 
enroll in the concentration 
option that best 
meets their academic 
needs.

FDN: This course is offered 
with a Foundational 
Writing Option

FDN-CERT: The 
Foundational Writing 
Option of this course 
will count toward the 
Graduate Certificate 
in Writing.

Hybrid: This course 
includes online class
meetings with other 
special scheduling 
features.

Immersion: This course 
will have fewer class 
meetings that will meet 
for longer periods of 
time (e.g., weekends-only,
five-day immersion, etc.).

Online: A limited number 
of seats will be offered 
for students to attend the 
course online, from 
off-campus. 
Online meetings 
are synchronous, 
meaning that students 
must be available at the 
time that class sessions 
are held so that they 
can fully participate 
in discussions.