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VPTL 110: Stanford, I Screwed Up!: Becoming a Resilient Learner

Everyone fails at something. Learning from failure, finding meaning or purpose in it, and being able to share it with others, are the cornerstones to building resilience that will support lifelong learning. Using research and literature from the fields of learning sciences, psychology, and creative expression and performance, students will be asked to explore and reflect on their own academic setbacks, how they have come to understand the notions of success and failure, examine their approaches to learning including everything from skills and strategies to issues of self-relevance and motivation. nnEach student will develop a "failure story" from personal experience that will eventuate to a 5-minute live performance of poetry, spoken-word, story-telling, or song, or other contribution, which will be presented at The Resilience Project's annual "Stanford, I Screwed Up!" the first Thursday of Spring quarter (April 4th). Students must be present at the live event to complete the course, a more »
Everyone fails at something. Learning from failure, finding meaning or purpose in it, and being able to share it with others, are the cornerstones to building resilience that will support lifelong learning. Using research and literature from the fields of learning sciences, psychology, and creative expression and performance, students will be asked to explore and reflect on their own academic setbacks, how they have come to understand the notions of success and failure, examine their approaches to learning including everything from skills and strategies to issues of self-relevance and motivation. nnEach student will develop a "failure story" from personal experience that will eventuate to a 5-minute live performance of poetry, spoken-word, story-telling, or song, or other contribution, which will be presented at The Resilience Project's annual "Stanford, I Screwed Up!" the first Thursday of Spring quarter (April 4th). Students must be present at the live event to complete the course, as well as a dress rehearsal on Tuesday, April 2nd.nnMost of our class time will be spent sharing brief reflective essays and doing the work of mining, crafting, refining, and rehearsing the stories you will ultimately perform in Stanford, I Screwed Up! or contribute to the show in some form.nnLearning goals for this course:n1. Students will understand basic principles of resilience and how these map onto the academic experience.n2. Students will understand their own experience with failure, setback, or rejection within the context of learning as a skill-set.n3. Students will develop self-reflection, emotional literacy, and communication skills.n4. Students will have an appreciation for the value of the elements that comprise the foundation for resilience and understand how to apply these to future endeavors.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

VPTL 196: Computer Consulting (CS 196)

Focus is on Macintosh and Windows operating system maintenance and troubleshooting through hardware and software foundation and concepts. Topics include operating systems, networking, security, troubleshooting methodology with emphasis on Stanford's computing environment. Not a programming course. Prerequisite: 1C or equivalent.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Smith, S. (PI)
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