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IS 125 Envision the Future: You and the World


Credits: 3

This is an online course where students will consider alternative futures for society and for themselves, and clarify visions of their personal futures that work towards futures they wish for the world around them. They will learn techniques for thinking about the future and apply these in their thinking; discuss and evaluate competing visions of the future with classmates; do a project in depth on some aspect of the future, such as the environment, politics, peace and war, the economy, technology, etc.; and use a number of techniques to plan a meaningful future for their personal lives. Students must arrange access to the Internet, either at home or at the College. This class will have no physical classroom; participants will meet, discuss ideas, cover courseware, and do exercises online. Students will receive a packet of readings and course materials.
Prerequisite: Access to the Internet and basic knowledge of the World Wide Web



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