Goals/Objectives/Learning Outcomes

General Cultural Formations Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to use inter/multi-disciplinary approaches for understanding complex issues.

Specific CFB3333/PHYS3333 Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to detect pseudoscience in its many guises: paranormal phenomena, free-energy devices, alternative medicine, intelligent design creationism, and many others.
  • Students will learn to think critically and to question outlandish claims, hype, and outright BS.
  • Students' writing will improve.
  • Students will be able to distinguish credible sources of information from nonsense; students will become intelligent consumers of information.