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Miller, Dale L Senior Instructor

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Research

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  • Dale Miller's current research is focused on the 'culture of learning' on the college campus, on development of a textbook for teaching scientific and environmental writing, and on career development for Environmental Studies majors.

Teaching

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  • ENVS 1150 - First-Year Writing in Energy, Environment and Sustainability
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020
    Provides development of effective writing skills, knowledge and habits for success in the campus culture using topics related to the environmental sciences, energy, sustainability and academic/career interests. Focuses on the processes in rhetoric, emphasizing skills in creative, analytical and critical thinking, as well as research and presentation using digital and old fashioned methods and materials.
  • ENVS 3020 - Advanced Writing in Environmental Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Offers training in critical thinking and analytical writing skills appropriate to upper-division classes. Writing assignments integrate the subject matter of different topical areas. Fulfills writing requirement for Environmental Studies major. Recommended prerequisite: ENVS 1000.
  • ENVS 3930 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Relates classroom theory to practice. Provides academically supervised opportunities for environmental studies majors to work in public and private organizations on projects related to students' career goals. Fulfills application requirement in Environmental Studies major. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: ENVS 1000.
  • ENVS 4850 - ENVS Honors Thesis Research
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    To be taken in final academic year prior to graduation. Consists of honors research and thesis preparation under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Department enforced restriction: Requires a minimum 3.3 GPA and a declared ENVS major and approval by departmental honors committee.
  • ENVS 4990 - Senior Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Supervised writing project involving original research. Fulfills Capstone requirement in Environmental Studies major. Open only to Environmental Studies majors. Recommended prerequisite: ENVS 3020.

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