Short List of Objectives
- Learn about US energy needs and long-term ways of meeting them.
- Use growing knowledge of energy to improve
- Develop ability to construct single (?really?) take-home message (THM) of
essays and talks.
- Use sentence outlines to organize essays and talks to effectively
deliver take-home message.
- Revise papers to perfect THM and argumentation; for talks
repeated practice provides feedback to perfect
point and compelling argumentation of talk.
secret lifetime Objectives
- You will inevitably track US energy situation and use ability to
learn new information (of all kinds) in your job and life.
- you will use your steadily improving writing/speaking skills in your
job and in other situations.
- All three skills (get/analyze new info, written and oral communication
skills) with be important for future jobs and activities.
As I have taught the course over last n years energy has only
gotten more interesting.
Use growing knowledge of energy to improve writing/speaking skills.
For rest of your life,
use growing knowledge to improve writing/speaking skills.
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