Teaching Style      
  ZOOM Flip Classroom Format  
  The COVID-19 PANDEMIC does allow for in class discussions between students and instructors. However, thanks to the ZOOM conferencing platform, we will be able to meet online. Every week students listen to about 2 hours of audio-slide lectures online, and then once a week they come to class for lecture summaries and class discussions for 50 minutes.  
  Constructivist Learning  
  The purpose of the course is for students to examine various approaches to the relationship between science and religion and for them to construct THEIR personal positions.  
  Introduction to Course & Instructor      
  This short video introduces the new and exciting academic discipline of Science & Religion, provides a brief history of the course and students who have taken it, and outlines the instructor's academic qualifications.  
   
  Course Description      
  This course is an introductory examination of the various relationships between science and religion. Topics include: Definitions of Science & Religion, Science-Religion Models, Intelligent Design, Galileo Affair, Geology & Noah’s Flood, Darwin’s Religious Beliefs, Evolution vs. Creation Debate, Problem of Evil, Interpretations of Genesis 1-11.  
   
  Prerequisites      
  None. Just interest in the topic!  
  Requirements      
  12 Assignments (100%)   
  Explanation of each of the 12 Assignments      
  Syllabus & Schedule      
  Fall 2020 Section A1 Tuesday (9:30 to 10:20 AM)
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  Schedule
  Winter 2021 Section B1 Tuesday (9:30 to 10:20 AM)
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  Winter 2021 Section B2 Tuesday (12:30 to 1:20 AM)
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  Course Materials  
  Notes & Handouts are FREE to download.  
  Registration      
  University of Alberta Students: Register through Bear Tracks.  
  Non-University of Alberta Students: Register with Open Studies  
  University of Alberta Bookstore      
  Class Notes ($25) & Class Handouts ($15) are available in the bookstore.  
  Only purchase 2017 editions or later.  
      © Denis O. Lamoureux
Last revised 12 December 2020