Read Lecture 1. React to the material in the lecture. What is new? Is there anything you found to be unclear? How could you relate these ideas to issues and problems within your degree area?
Guided Response: A key element of discussions involves helping yourself and others understand and master the material. As you engage others in this discussion, please ask questions, probe for greater understanding, and offer suggestions to help others master the material. Please respond to at least two others in the class early enough in the week so that they can respond back to you.