This page contains links to information for our Learning Communities discussions, readings, and assignments and also will contain our student profiles. These will run as a blog post on our classes main page and will be updated as they come in:
Assignments and Handouts:
- The Washington Post article distributed in class: “Why College Freshmen Need to Take Emotions 101.”
- Dean Richard Light’s column from the New York Times, “How to Live Wisely,” discusses changes ways students can think about their lives and their time spent in and out of the classroom while at college.
- The New York Times essay “My First Year” (see below)
- Daniel Goleman’s essay: “How to Be Emotionally Intelligent”
The New York Times photo essay, “My First Year,” shows college freshmen new to New York City at the beginning of the school year and at the end of the school year. Your student profiles should discuss a personal item or idea that helps you maintain a sense of identity as you transition into this new phase of life.