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January Term

January Term, or J-Term, is designed to provide maximum opportunity for intense learning either on or off campus.

Returning students enrolled in J-Term have options to earn credits and enhance academic skills. Students can:

  • 在J-Term内获得最多3个学分
  • 享受密集和集中的学习经验
  • 缩短完成学位要求所需的时间

为期三周的课程包括小组合作的机会, hands-on learning, 和教授和同学们在一起. Many students find that taking one course in an intensive and supportive environment is a positive experience.

J-Term 2024 Schedule

1月1日星期一:学生们到达校园

1月2日,星期二:课程开始. Classes will be held:

  • 第一周,三节课:周二、周四、周五(1月2、4、5日)
  • Week Two, four class sessions: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (January 8, 9, 11, 12)
  • Week Three, three class sessions: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (January 16, 17, 18)

1月18日星期四:最后一堂课

学术课一天上两次,总共4次.5 hours a day. Students enrolled in J-Term should expect a heavy workload of homework in addition to class time.

Resources

J-Term的归国学生将与他们的核心指导老师一起工作, 或指定的顾问,如果他们参加了高级课程. The 德雷克学术支持中心 will also be available for face-to-face or online appointments during the term for any students seeking additional academic support for coursework.

The library’s full collection of online and physical information resources is available to J-Term students, along with its study spaces. 就像秋季和春季学期一样, 现场支持、在线和面对面预约都是可用的.

Course Registration Process

J-Term 2024的课程注册时间为上午9:00.m. 2023年10月26日星期四.

Students register for J-Term courses using Self-Service; academic advisors can help with this process.

 

Students who are interested or who have questions should contact their academic advisor.

校园班- J-Term 2024

EDU2041:学习的生活方式

斯蒂芬妮·阿格斯助理教授

Meets 9 -11 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. each class day

This course explores current scientifically-based information about health and wellness issues relevant to the college student. The course introduces health education content specifically confronting college-age adults, including: mind/body health, sleep, diet and nutrition, and models of resilience. A hands-on component brings visiting professors into the classroom and takes students outside of the classroom as they actively engage in strategies for healthful living. 学生将有机会进行研究, 运用和练习与课程主题相关的各种模型. This wellness course focuses on the relationship between lifestyle choices and the learning process, asking students to engage in, and reflect on, 他们的个人选择如何影响他们的学业成绩. 学生不能同时获得EDU1041和EDU2041学分.(3 Credits)

Prerequisites:

  • WRT1011 and
  • EDU1011 or EDU1001 or EDU1201

CRW1011: Creative Writing

约翰·罗斯副教授

Meets 9 -11 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. each class day

Students in this course begin to develop their skills in generating creative writing. 这门课的重点是体裁实验, generating strategies, revision strategies, 阅读各种类型的书籍,包括小说, poetry, drama, creative nonfiction, and children’s literature. Emphasis on the elements of fiction and poetry prepares students for more advanced creative writing classes. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: none.

JRN3011:高级新闻报道

Gyuri Kepes副教授

Meets 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. each class day

本课程着重于高级新闻采集和写作技巧. It concentrates on the three-part process of providing news stories: Discovering the news, reporting the news, 用不同的格式写新闻. It also delves into investigative and interpretative reporting and column writing. This is a hands-on course where students sharpen their skills by writing and reporting on specialized topics. Students will produces stories with the potential for publication in the Landmark College newspaper “The Independent,” the regional newspaper, “The Commons” or as part of broadcasts through College radio and television programming.(3 credits)

Prerequisites: WRT1012

推荐的先决条件:JRN2011:新闻学.

HIS3016:美国教育多样性的历史

泰勒·贝克助理教授

Meets 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. each class day

This course is an introduction to the major historical themes and broad concerns of diversity and difference animating the history of American education. 贯穿美国教育史, 我们发现关于教育的意义和目的的争论一再出现. The central question that scholars in this course will consider is: How have Americans historically conceived of, constructed, 以及群体身份和教育之间存在争议的关系? We will investigate this question by examining the historical development and transformation of K-12 education in America. The course runs thematically, 探讨美国教育与身份认同之间的历史关系, such as race, class, gender, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, and geographic location. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: Students must have completed WRT1012 and HIS at 1000 level OR one 2000-level Humanities (HIS, HUM, PHI, REL) course, 成绩在C或C以上.

PHO1011: Digital Photography

助理教授卢克·斯特罗斯奈德

Meets 9 -11 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. each class day

In this introductory course, students will explore the medium of digital photography. Course content includes learning how to use the manual settings of a Digital Single Lens Reflex camera, 使用基于Mac OS的摄影软件, 熟悉基本的摄影术语和技术, 学习如何根据一组标准编辑一组照片, and printing images, as well as thinking about the work produced in class within the context of contemporary art and other forms of photography. 学生必须有一台800万像素(或更大)的数码相机. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: None
这门课程需要支付实验/材料费.

PNT2011: Painting I

Samuel Rowlett副教授

Meets 9 -11 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m. each class day

This course presents an introduction to the fundamental principles and techniques of painting. 通过各种体验项目, 学生对绘画工具的使用有了实际的了解, color mixing and theory, as well as critical discourse. 学生探索一系列的主题和视觉策略, including still life, landscape, and the figure, as well as abstract and conceptual problems to strengthen each student’s formal and personal development. Projects are contextualized and linked through the integrated study of art historical movements and contemporary artists engaging in the dialog of painting. 重点将放在学科核心技能的发展上, 材料和方法的探索, 了解当代和历史的先例, presentation of work, and critique. (3 credits)

Prerequisites: None
这门课程需要支付实验/材料费.

PHE1181: Walking for Health

Instructor TBD

Meets 4 - 5:30 p.m. each class day

This course is designed for students who are interested in beginning a low-impact exercise regimen of walking on varied terrain using optimal striding and breathing techniques. Course may not be repeated. (1 credit)

Prerequisites: None

Online Classes — J-Term 2024

PHE1185:积极生活的基础

Instructor Parker Farthing

在微软团队4 - 5开会.m. Eastern each class day

Fundamentals of Sports and Exercise promotes lifelong physical activity habits by introducing students to basic principles, movement concepts, 以及运动健身的礼仪. Students will examine their own lived experience with sports and fitness and engage in physical activity throughout the duration of the course. Students complement their physical activities by exploring fitness and health-related topics through reading and watching weekly lesson content, engaging in class discussions, 以及个人活动追踪器的维护. Course may not be repeated. (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: None

COM2067: Media Fandom

Eric Milman助理教授

参加微软团队1 - 2次会议.m. and 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern each class day

本课程将探讨媒体狂热的重要性, fan conventions, and fan creations (e.g., fan art, fanfiction, etc.) from the 1960s to today. 它还将探讨从20世纪80年代开始的三波狂热研究. During this course, 学生将选择一个媒体粉丝社区进行在线学习, performing a Netnography to better understand their chosen fandom both broadly and specifically. (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: None

Study Away — J-Term 2024

COM3065 -帕特尼,佛蒙特州和圣. 克罗伊岛,美属维尔京群岛(3学分)

Join us in January 2024 for an exciting hybrid program: COM3065 on campus in Putney, Vermont; and in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. Learn about humans’ relationship with nature and animals while exploring the great outdoors.

Academic Director: Professor Lee Crocker

Program Dates: January 2–18, 2024. 本课程遵循J-Term 2024时间表.

  • 抵达校园星期一,2024年1月1日
  • 课程将于2024年1月2日(星期二)在校园开课
  • Travel to St. 2024年1月11日,星期四,克罗伊乐队
  • 2024年1月18日星期四返回佛蒙特州(课程结束)

Application deadline: November 1, 2023

有关此计划的更多信息,包括计划费用, 旅游信息和课程先决条件, and to apply, visit the St. Croix Study Abroad Webpage.

Fees — J-Term 2024

Landmark College Students, On Campus (January 2 – 18, 2024)

学费(每3学分课程) $5,300
Room $630
Board       $630
Total $6,560
学费(每1学分体育课程) $290

 

Landmark College Students, Online (January 2 – 18, 2024)

学费(每2学分课程) $2,700
学费(每1学分体育课程) $290
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