INTG285: Integration of Knowledge
Section: H02     (Hybrid)

About This Course

Semester and YearFall 2013 / (15 weeks): Aug 28, 2013 to Dec 19, 2013
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)


Shawn Queeney   Email:
Phone: 215-968-8428
Campus Location: Hicks 204
Lynn McCarty   Email:
Phone: 215-504-8500x6781
Campus Location: Founders room F221
Christine Martino   Email:
Phone: 215-968-8425

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 6 - 9 hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

Classroom and Web-based instruction

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Syllabus

A sample Course Syllabus is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. A Course Syllabus explains how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • Read the important instructor supplied information located at the end of this document

REQUIRED Campus Meetings

There are MANDATORY campus meetings or tests other than orientation. You should NOT register for this course if you are unavailable to attend these meetings.

This hybrid section meets Weekly

Dates/Locations of required meetings: Thursdays 11AM - 12:15 PM

Getting Started With This Course


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Accessing Your Course

Canvas (by Instructure)

Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the Canvas Basics course space to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to access this space.

You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class. However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course start date.

Logging In

Log in to your Canvas course space at

  • Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
  • Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)

If you do not know your Bucks Username, you can retrieve it by using the Find Your Username Form. Enter your Name, Birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) and either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security number, then click Submit. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.

Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.

Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.

Other Information about the Course

This course explores important turning points, transitions, and paradigm shifts that set the stage for the future: · Ground-breaking modes of artistic expression, including participatory art; · Revolutionary methods of discovery and research, including Big Science; · Reinvention and change within our society, including technology, globalization, demography and longevity, and energy resources. Participatory in-class activities, journal writing, online discussions, quizzes, individual papers, and significant long-term collaborative projects are required in this course.
  • Attendance at weekly class meetings is required, as is participation in our Canvas course space.
  • Students will need to check in online several times each week, in addition to attending class.
  • Written assignments, quizzes, projects, and discussions will be completed in Canvas.
  • As in all INTG courses, group work is required and comprises a significant portion of the course grade.
  • Students should plan to allow a minimum of 9 hours per week outside of class to complete assignments and accommodate group activities.
  • There are three textbooks required for the course: "The Shift" by Lynda Gratton (about $16), "Education For Socially Engaged Art" by Pablo Helguera (about $10), and "Notes on Participatory Art" by Gustaf Almenberg (Available as an Ebook at $3.03.