Re: Course Title

Subject: Re: Course Title
From: Pat Madea <madea -at- MMSI -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 19 May 1995 10:52:24 MST

Hope this isn't too glib, but a name that popped into my
head for the course you describe is From Mammals to Marilyn Monroe.


madea // madea -at- mmsi -dot- com

Kat Nagel wrote:

> As a 'technical word expert', I've been asked to suggest a title for a new
> course at a local alternative high school. I'm having trouble coming up
> with something catchy enough to attract teenagers (14-19) to the course.

> Course description:
> Meets every day for 3 hours
> Interdisciplinary
> (kids will get science, social studies, & English credit)
> Lots of writing, hands-on projects, field trips
> Subjects to be covered:
> Human biology (intro level)
> What are we? Where did we come from? How are
> we (like/different from) other critters?
> Developmental psychology
> Why do we (feel/act) the way we do? Why don't our
> parents act (feel/act) us?
> IQ, aptitude, and personality testing
> How do the tests work? Are they accurate?
> What can I learn from them?
> Personal values
> What are some common value systems (philosophy/
> religion)? What are my values? How do they
> (resemble/differ from) those of my (friends/
> family/people in other cultures)?
> Geneology? Other stuff?

> The working title is 'Know Yourself'. Yuck. Other possibilities include
> 'Who Am I?'
> 'You, Me, Us, & Them'
> 'Personal Biology'
> 'People: Science & Insight'

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