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Contact InformationSusan Apshaga
Associate Professor, English Department
Professor, Foreign Languages & Cultures
Welcome To Prismatic Perception
The Prismatic Perception Humanities Project is being developed by a group of faculty from the Community College of Rhode Island. This interdisciplinary web-based project stems from the notion that humanities and technology are perceived to be mutually exclusive. Prismatic Perception aims at bridging these two worlds by eliminating this misperception.
Phase I: Developing the Course Concept - The Mona Lisa Module is the prototype for the Prism web page. Centered in this hypermedia virtual learning environment, study of the Mona Lisa will achieve a dynamic holistic quality. Students will journey through a contextualized, multidimensional, virtual world previously unavailable to them. [Read More]
Phase II: The Course - The Learner's Journey: A Prismatic Approach to College Studies. Designed to provide you more effective strategies for succeeding in a college environment. Texts used focus on transformational journeys, and may include the writings of Joseph Campbell, Paulo Coelho, Langston Hughes and Dr. Martin Luther King. [Read More]