Love of Language – Science Fiction is designed to rekindle an appreciation for the genre of science fiction, as it has evolved from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and the works of Jules Verne and H. G. Wells to the "golden age" of science fiction and beyond, including the contributions of Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke, Frank Herbert, Kurt Vonnegut, Philip K. Dick, Ursula K. Le Guin, Orson Scott Card, Octavia Butler and many more. In this course you will be guided by an audio course, published by the Recorded Book’s Modern Scholar, in a journey that begins by studying and reflecting on the genre of science fiction and concludes with an independent writing, research or curriculum project.
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (K-12) who want to bridge the gap between the language needs of their students and their need to be lifelong learners with a passion for language and literature.
Required Materials: Course instructions will be available to you in your student account upon enrollment. You will also need to purchase or have access to the following:
Available formats include (published by Recorded Book'sModern Scholar): CD or Audiocassette, Downloadable MP3 files and Playaway (a preloaded audio player).
ADA Accommodations: Professional and Continuing Education is committed to promoting knowledge and academic excellence for all learners. The University of San Diego's Disability and Learning Difference Resource Center helps students with verified disabilities obtain meaningful academic accommodations and support to help improve access to Professional and Continuing Education programs and courses. If you are a student who would like to be considered for academic accommodations, please visit USD's Disability and Learning Difference Resource Center's website and follow the instructions under Requesting Services.
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