Shake up your schedule: Courses offered on aplocalypse, magic and pop culture
Published: Monday, April 30, 2012
Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012 11:04
There is also the theme of exploring new ideas and trying to grasp them.
“The idea that the world is a very complicated place and sometimes it can be hard to understand doesn’t mean that a certain idea is stupid or wrong,” professor Walch said. “Things change, things are different. They are not just stupid or dumb just because you cannot understand it.”
The course makes you think about your ties to technology and the way it can run your life.
It also makes you ponder the environment.
Professor Wilkinson’s theme of time travel propels students into the future.
“Students can see what the consequences of environmental disasters may be like in the future, but I don’t want to scare them into thinking its going to be tomorrow,” Wilkinson said.
But the theme of time travel plunges students back into the present and will hopefully make them wonder what they could do now to preserve their environment, according to professor Wilkinson.
“It will hopefully make them think about what they could do now,” Wilkinson said.