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OSPPARIS 44E: EAP: Computer Art

Learn and develop efficient technique of modern graphic design. Offered by a major studio arts school in Paris, the "Ecole d'Arts Plastiques" (EAP).Preference for Art Practice, Art History, Product Design, Architecture or STS majors or minors with good language skills. In French. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

OSPPARIS 50M: Introductory Science of Materials

Topics include: the relationship between atomic structure and macroscopic properties of man-made and natural materials; mechanical and thermodynamic behavior of surgical implants including alloys, ceramics, and polymers; and materials selection for biotechnology applications such as contact lenses, artificial joints, and cardiovascular stents. No prerequisite.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR, WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

OSPPARIS 51: Development and Education of Young Children

In this course, we will compare French and U.S. policies related to the education of young (preschool age) children and the political, economic and cultural issues underlying these policies, such as beliefs about the role and interests of the state in children's development and education any more specifically about the goals of early childhood education. We will also review research evidence on the qualities of preschool environments that promote self-regulation and social and cognitive development in children.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Stipek, D. (PI)

OSPPARIS 52: Practicum in Early Childhood Education

Students will spend two hours a week in an early childhood education setting, at first observing, but increasingly engaged directly with children under the supervision of the teacher. Accompanying the practicum experience will be weekly meetings to discuss observations. Readings and specific assignments will be designed to focus attention on particular practices, such as how social-emotinal skills are promoted, how discipline problems are dealt with, what opportunities students have to develop literacy, math and science skills, how teachers address varying student skill levels, and whether and how parents participate. Students will also do focused observations of one child. Written requirements will involve brief summaries of observations as they relate to the seminar readings. Prerequisite: FRENLANG 3 or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Stipek, D. (PI)

OSPPARIS 54: The Artist's World: The Workshop, Patronage and Public in 19th and 20th Century France

Synergy between artists, their workshops, patrons, models and the public in 19th and 20th century France. Weekly sessions in museums, artists' studios, and special venues within and around Paris, attempting to understand the world of the artist, and how, in many cases, this world became not only a place of refuge, but a metaphor of the artistic creation itself.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Halevi, E. (PI)

OSPPARIS 61: Independent Study

Possible Independent Study Topics include:n(1) Albert Camus and Jacques Monod: The intertwined paths of a philosopher and a scientist from the French Resistance to Nobel Prizes. [Sean Carroll's Brave Genius and other readings]n(2) The history of molecular biology. [Horace Judson's Eighth Day of Creation and other readings]n(3) Readings in cancer biology. [selected papers from the primary literature] (Biology or Human Biology majors)n(4) Readings in epigenetics. [selected papers from the primary literature] (Biology or Human Biology majors)
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Lipsick, J. (PI)

OSPPARIS 72: The Ceilings of Paris

Seventeenth century transformation of the ceilings of Paris, religious, private and public. Itinerary of this transformation from artists¿ initial drawings to their finished work. In conjunction with an exhibition in the Louvre on this topic, study the original drawings as well as the venues in and around Paris. Sites vary from the most illustrious (Versailles) to the lesser known (Hôtel Lauzun). Reflection on the changing religious, social and political aspirations as represented in these new artistic forms.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Gady, B. (PI)

OSPPARIS 81: France During the Second World War: Between History and Memory

French politics and society from the causes of the collapse of the French Third Republic and the emergence of the French State at Vichy. The political and cultural measures of this regime in the shadow of Nazi Germany. Anti-Jewish laws and action; deportations by Vichy, the Germans, the French Fascists, and reactions to the fate of the Jews. Visions of the Resistance, the combat for liberation, and WW II in the collective memory of France.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Virgili, F. (PI)

OSPPARIS 83: The Cancer Problem: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Ways of thinking used by scientists in the fields of laboratory research, clinical research, epidemiology, and public health. Discussion of various aspects of cancer, a disease that affects nearly every family: estimated that approximately 1 in 3 Americans will develop invasive cancer during their lifetime, and approximately 1 in 5 will die as a result of this disease.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Lipsick, J. (PI)

OSPPARIS 86: Measuring Well-Being and Sustainability in Today's World

Explore well-being and sustainability through the lens of the new indicators that are being developed in all corners of social sciences and at the frontier with natural and physical science. Lab to learn how to build an indicator of well-being or sustainability. Historical perspective on well-being and sustainability thinking since Aristotle; overview of standard economic indicators and their limits. Well-being indicators focusing on health, education, happiness, trust, inequality and governance. New research in sustainability indicators. How building new indicators changes policy at the global, national and local level.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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