From: Dungey, Keenan (Dungey.Keenan@uis.edu)
Date: Fri Oct 18 2002 - 12:54:15 EDT
Thank you all for your input. The course proposal is now in the committee's
hands (and God's). For those of you interested, you can find a copy of the
proposed syllabus online at http://people.uis.edu/kdung1/class/lscsy.htm
I found out that I just missed the final year of the Templeton grant for
Science and Religion courses.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dungey, Keenan
> Sent: Friday, September 27, 2002 3:51 PM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: ideas for science and religion course
> I sent this to the list a couple of years ago and got a few responses
> then. Now I'm really going to be teaching this course (at least it's on
> the schedule for next year), and so I need to put together a proposal due
> early October to the University Gen Ed committee. I downloaded some
> sample courses from the Templeton site. In addition to my questions about
> texts and syllabi, I'm curious if there are still grants/workshops out
> there on how to teach a course in science and religion. Any ideas?
> >I'm just starting a tenure track position in chemistry at the University
> > Illinois at Springfield. Besides teaching chemistry, I have the
> > to develop courses with a broader appeal, specifically in liberal arts
> > public affairs. I've indicated to my department that I'd like to do a
> > course in science and religion and they seem open to it. I have until
> > end of the month to submit a formal course proposal for review by the
> > curriculum committee. And I need help.
> > My questions for you are:
> > 1) What texts have you found useful in this area that are not
> > Christian?
> > 2) What are some public institutions that offer such a course?
> > And if you've taught such a course and are willing to share your
> > I'd appreciate it.
> > At my campus there are some very liberal faculty in charge of
> > I may have a hard sell. I want to present a well thought out course
> > is not biased toward the Christian perspective (not too much--of course,
> > that is my perspective).
> > Thanks for any help you can offer,
> > Keenan
> Dr. Keenan E. Dungey
> Assistant Professor
> Chemistry Program, HSB 312
> University of Illinois at Springfield
> P.O. Box 19243
> Springfield, IL 62794-9243
> phone: 217-206-7345
> fax: 217-206-6162
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