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Florida Plantlife

August 2, 2013

Dr. Stowe’s Field Botany class is designed to introduce students to different species of plants, particularly those native to Florida. While this course is offered in the academic year, the longer summer class sessions afford the opportunity to get out there and explore. This class took full advantage, taking several field trips around the area. […]

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Digital Painting

July 26, 2013

Courses offered at Beacon during the summer are mainly electives that are intended to be fun and more laid back than classes held during the academic year. At the same time, they have to be helpful for the students in preparing them for their future careers. Digital Painting is a course that was offered for […]

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The Art of Performance

July 18, 2013

The Performance Art course is a fun and beneficial elective for Beacon College students, particularly those who are either pursuing a minor in Art or are interested in the pending Studio Art major. While elements of this art form have been incorporated in other art courses, this summer course was the first to be devoted […]

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Understanding the Power of Mobile Technology

July 11, 2013

One of the new courses offered at Beacon this summer was Mobile Learning in Higher Education. Mr. Alan Flaten created this course based on his academic interest in this subject and his desire to expand mobile learning on the Beacon College campus. This course aims to prepare students in the Computer and Information Systems major […]

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Appreciating Florida’s Natural Environment

July 3, 2013

Eco-Tourism was offered during the summer semester for the first time. Mr. Vaz selected this course for business students because it is a hot topic in the tourism industry, and Florida, due to the ample beaches and national parks, is one of the leading states in the country when it comes to ecotours. The longer […]

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Fun Summer Project: Create a Roman Mosaic

June 19, 2013

Dr. Ross and Van Galyon co-taught a course this summer called Culture & Art of Italy & Croatia. While this was designed with the Cultural Studies Abroad program in mind, several of the students enrolled in the class were not signed up for this year’s trip and were just interested in learning more about these […]

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Summer Courses

February 11, 2013

It may be hard to believe, but it’s time to start thinking about the summer! There are quite a few good options for summer courses, including both requisites and electives. Brief descriptions for each follow below. Titles of brand new courses have been highlighted in purple. Registration for the optional summer term will take place […]

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Beacon College Students Getting New Appreciation of Insects

January 31, 2013

Several new courses are being offered at Beacon College this semester. One of the most interesting and unusual ones is Topics in Science: Insects & Mythology. This course is being taught by Dr. Kirk Stowe, who explains the goals and concept of the course: Many people think of insects as creepy crawlies…Something to be feared. […]

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