FIRST YEAR SEMINAR COURSE OFFERING

Social Connectedness in the Age of Technology

Professor: K. Ward

Term: Spring

Year: 2011

Course Code: FY-101-SW01

This course will examine issues related to social intelligence. A central focus will be on how social intelligence is developed from childhood through adulthood and why it is important to understand and develop, as well as ethical concerns in working with people who have difficulty with developing social relationships. A central theme will be how to create the conditions in which encourage and support the growth of social intelligence. This course will also introduce the student to the University community, with special emphasis on resources, responsibilities and ethics.