Financial Aid has published a webpage that links to all the departmental scholarship pages to assist students in pursuing major-specific funding. The page is located at http://life.umt.edu/finaid/scholarships/departmental.php.
The Writing Center will be open for tutoring during the 2014 Winter Session.
Winter Session is a great time for students to work with a tutor not only on course papers but also on scholarship applications and graduate program applications.
Students can schedule their appointments online by visiting www.umt.edu/writingcenter.
~Kelly Webster, Director, The Writing Center
View the attached List of Hold Codes with Release Information complete with codes and information on who can release each type of hold.
~Submitted by Cheryl Neilson, Business Services, Student Accounts
Seats are still available in introductory geography courses that satisfy GenEd requirements:
Gphy 111N Physical Geography, CRN 32121, Ston 304, MWF 10.10-11, Ulrich Kamp
Gphy 121S Human Geography, CRN 30447, LA 11, Tu Th, 11-12.30, David Shively
~Submitted by Christiane von Reichert, Professor and Chair, Department of Geography
Are your students looking for electives for Spring 2014? If they are looking for something different, new, and exciting, please let them know about the following offering from the School of Business Administration! These course are open to students of all majors.
This new 3 credit course will give students an inside look at the insurance industry and help give them some background into a possible new career opportunity.
This course (which is in its third semester) is a 1 credit course that can really show students what can be done with a marketing degree
Information about days/times and CRNs are available on the flyers.
~Submitted by Sandi Nelson, Advising Coordinator, SoBA
Advisors: Encourage your students to enroll in one of the Mansfield Library credit classes. This curriculum supports student success, encourages good research, advances quality bibliographies, and informs students about all aspects of critical research literacies.
LSCI 291: Research Literacies; 1 credit; CRN 35076 M,W; 2:10-3:00pm; MLIB 283; Julie Edwards
LSCI 291: Research Literacies; 1 credit; Internet Course; CRN 35078; Kate Zoellner
The ability to locate, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically is essential. In this course students will develop lifelong information seeking skills and an understanding of critical literacies. This course builds on the general information literacy skills that students acquired in WRIT 101. Students will explore visual literacy, media literacy, news literacy, and scholarly communication literacy and hone their abilities in critical thinking, resource analysis, and the ethical and appropriate use of information.
LSCI 391: Advanced Research Literacies; 1 credit; CRN 35077 T; 9:30-11:20am; MLIB 284; Sue Samson & Kim Granath
LSCI 391 Section 02: Business Research Literacy; 1 credit; CRN 35080 M,W; 10-11:00am; MLIB 283; Susanne Caro
The ability to locate, evaluate and use information effectively and ethically is essential. In this course students will develop an advanced understanding of critical literacies and lifelong information seeking skills. Students are encouraged to take this course as a complement to “W” designated courses in their major. Students will complete an in-depth literature review relevant to their major that includes all aspects of information literacy, including visual literacy, media literacy, news literacy, and scholarly communication literacy. Students will hone their abilities in critical thinking, resource analysis, and the ethical and appropriate use of information through an analysis of publication practices.
LSCI 200: Research Strategies; 1 credit; Internet Course; CRN 31988; Samantha Hines
Offered every term. Introduces on-campus and distant students to academic library research methods and resources with a focus on remote access and services for distant students. Explores all steps of academic research including how to find information and use critical thinking to evaluate sources.
~Submitted by Sue Samson, Professor, Mansfield Library