Intellectual Heritage

Mosaic I & II Learning Goals

  • Read an unfamiliar and problematic written text (rhetorically, historically or culturally challenging)
  • Recognize and wrestle with abstractions, large ideas, and implications associated with difficult written texts
  • Construct positions, arguments and interpretations
  • Make connections across disciplines, history, and cultural boundaries
  • Apply ideas and extrapolate meanings
  • View the world in radically and culturally different ways
  • Express themselves in persuasive and thoughtful writing that reflects the conventions of academic discourse
  • Engage in intelligent discussions that construct thoughtful and persuasive positions