Content with Disciplines : Service-Learning

Building Healthy Communities: A Partnership with the City of Escondido

Institution: California State University – San Marcos Discipline: Service-Learning / First-Year Seminar / Sequential Course / Interdisciplinary Title: Building Healthy Communities: A Partnership with the City of Escondido Instructor: Joanne Pedersen Model: Action Research Rating: 5 out of 5 GESS 101/102: General Education Social Science (crn: 42045) A CSUSM FIRST YEAR STUDENT LEARNING COMMUNITY COURSE CONTACT INFORMATION: Professor: Joanne Pedersen Ph.D. Office: 6205 Craven Office Phone: 750 4186 e mail: pedersen@csusm.edu Class Meeting Time: M W 10:00 to 11:15 in UNIV 441 FALL LEARNING COMMUNITY THEME: Building Healthy Communities: A Partnership with the City of Escondido (Website for the City…

Service Learning

PSY404 07: SERVICE LEARNING Course Professor: Dr. Adolph Brown Text: Learn & Serve America. (2000). Service Leaming & Mentoring High Risk Populations. Selected Readings available on reserve at the Hampton University Library. Course Objectives: A. Apply concepts of the subfields of child, family, and community psychology while working with community organizations and agencies under the supervision of “helping” professionals. B. Apply skill-based training to issues of multistressed (affected by one or more sources of significant stress, for example homelessness, substance abuse, or lack of basic necessities) children, families, and communities. C. Correct misperceptions that you held about multistressed children, families,…

Individual & Community

Individual & Community Seminar IC 101.07 honors Professor Joni Doherty Phone: X1025 (Home: 924 0206, please do not call after 9 p.m. unless it is an emergency!) Email: doherq@fpc.edu Office: Edgewood 005B Office hours: Mondays, 1:30 to 2:30 pm; Tuesdays, 10:00 to 12:00 noon; or by appointment Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:40 to 2:55 Location: CR205 Peer Advisor: Melissa Taylor Phone: 2961 Email: taylorm@fpc.edu Course Description The questions raised by the relationship between the individual and the community form the connective theme of the general education program at Franklin Pierce College. As the first step in the sequence of our…

Managing Corporate Ethics

MERRIMACK COLLEGE Francis E. Girard School of Business and International Commerce Management 360A – Managing Corporate Ethics Instructor: Dr. Gina Vega Tel (978) 837 5000 x 4338 Home (978) 521 7601 Office: O’Reilly 402 (hours are posted and by appointment) email: gvega@merrimack.edu Required Text: Johnson, Craig E. Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership: Casting Light or Shadow. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. 2001. Please keep current on business/social/ethics/public policy issues by reading a newspaper such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times or The Boston Globe and a business magazine such as Fortune on a regular basis. Additional…

Sociology Through Service-Learning

  Sociology Through Service Learning ZAP NO: 35058 / 6:00 8:20 W INSTRUCTOR: Rita Duncan rduncan@tulsa.cc.edu Office: Room 2003 Phone: 595 7629 Office Hours: MWF 7 8:00 a.m. || WF 12 1:00 p.m. || M 12 2:00 p.m. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is a directed study at self-selected sites in the Tulsa community. within the context of field experience, students are offered a reciprocal opportunity to acquire knowledge and develop skills while providing service and assistance to the community. TEXTS: 1) Education for Democracy. Benjamin R. Barber and Richard M. Battistoni. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1993. 2) The Quickening of America:…

Introduction to Service in Multicultural Communities – Section 1: Men’s Issues

Monday/Wednesday 8:00 – 10:00 Building 46, Room 103 E-mail: seth_pollack@csumb.edu Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 (I welcome the opportunity to meet with you individually to discuss the course readings, your work in the community, or any other relevant/irrelevant topic that might be on your mind. Feel free to e-mail or call me for an appointment.) COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION (CP) ULR LEARNING OUTCOMES The purpose of the CP ULR is to foster the development of self-reflective, culturally aware and responsive community participants through reciprocal service and learning. Students who fulfill the CP ULR by receiving a grade of “C”…

Research as a Tool for Change

4 credits Tuesdays/Thursdays 11:15-12:30: Dickinson 214 Teaching Team: Name: John Reiff Email: jreiff@comcol.umass.edu Office address: 609c Goodell Building Office phone: Office hours: Mon. 3:00-4:30 and by appointment Roderick Anderson randerson@anthro.umass.edu 609c Goodell Building Weds. 3:00-5:00 and by appointment This course is offered through the UMass Office of Community Service Learning (OCSL) at Commonwealth College. OCSL promotes positive change, intellectual growth and social justice. OCSL connects community members, students and faculty in partnerships to enhance student learning, strengthen community assets, meet immediate needs and address the root causes of social problems. By combining community service with experiential and academic learning, OCSL…

Community Projects in the Arts and Humanities

Email: scobey@umich.edu T, Th 10-11:30 Ostafin Room, West Quad Arts of Citizenship: 232C West Hall This course is an experiment in community-based teaching and learning. On the one hand, it is a practicum for collaborative public projects in the arts and humanities; on the other hand, it is a seminar that explores the significance of culture in community life and the promise and problems of collaboration between universities and communities to create new cultural resources. The Projects Practicum: This section of UC 313 sponsors four projects, all organized by the UM Arts of Citizenship Program. Each of you will work…

Introduction to Service, Citizenship, and Community

Introduction to Service, Citizenship, and Community General Studies 137 Professor Meta Mendel-Reyes, Spring 2001 Tuesday 6-8 pm, Bruce Building Classroom 4 hours community service placement, plus class project. Introduction, Objectives, Texts. Format and Assignments, Syllabus Introduction At the turn of the 21st century, we see a resurgence of community service, a decline in political participation, and the persistence of the urgent social problems that both seek to address. For example, a recent survey conducted by Harvard University s Kennedy School of Government reported that 60% of college students polled said that they were currently involved in community service. Yet only…

Social and Ethical Issues in Business

College of Business Administration Meets: T 4:00-6:40 pm, BA 342 Schedule Number: 22315 Instructor: Assoc. Professor Craig P. Dunn, Ph.D. Office: SS 3105 Office Hours: 3:00-4:00 pm T and by appointment COURSE DESCRIPTION: Ethics of various issues in business, including social responsibility, environmental protection, privacy, individual rights, occupational safety and health, product liability, equality of opportunity, and the morality of capitalism. What is the corporation? Do corporations–and more particularly the managers who represent them–have any responsibilities beyond seeking to maximize shareholder wealth? Is the term “business ethics” an oxymoron? What is the source of moral truth? These and other related…

Community Service

This course is designed for students who are interested in learning more about different aspects of Community Service. One major focus of the course is to examine how community empowerment brings about organizational changes. Students will learn about the resources available to people for revitalizing their communities. Special emphasis will be given to the understanding of values of diversity and ethics in community services. A major focus of the course is to examine how nonprofit human service organizations develop the processes and structures of community planning and utilize volunteers. Students will have the opportunity to examine projects in community service…

Introduction to Service in Multicultural Communities – Section 2: Youth Literacy and America Reads

Community Participation University Learning Requirement (CP) Successful college graduates posses skills and knowledge in many areas. Among these include collaboration, leadership, active citizenship, multicultural understanding, reflective thinking, critical analysis, and the ability to be a change agent in their community. The ULR in Community Participation (CP) is designed to foster the development of self reflective, culturally aware and responsive community participants through reciprocal service and learning. Successful completion of SL200 with a grade of C or better fulfills this requirement. Students acquire competencies in Community Participation through reflecting on an ongoing, service experience (minimum of 30 hours/semester) with and requested…

Learning and Serving in the Community

Course Description Serving and Learning in Community is designed to promote experiential learning for Rivier students while advancing the College’s mission of social justice through service-learning. Students enrolled in SL 100 will be oriented to the concept of service-learning through participation in a semester -long service project and bi-weekly seminar. Students will conduct a community needs assessment, plan and implement a service project to meet a community need, and will critically reflect on these experiences through in-class discussion and journaling. A final portfolio will showcase their learning over the course of the semester. Required Texts and Readings Coles, The Call…

“Making Connections”: A Service Learning Liberal Arts Capstone Course

This multidisciplinary capstone course is designed to be a culminating experience for a liberal arts education. Students from a range of majors will work, in groups, on a community service project. They will explore connections among their various disciplines and between their liberal arts college experience and issues in the off-campus community. The large field work component will be carried out as part of Goucher’s partnership with the HARBEL Community Organization in northeast Baltimore City. Focus of the project for spring ’98 will involve developing proposals for the possible rehabilitation of the historic Arcade Theatre in Hamilton so that it…

Service Learning II & III

Departmental goals of Service Learning at Waynesburg College: The goal of Service Learning is to provide a laboratory in which learning experiences address human and community needs and provides the necessary time for reflection on those experiences. Service opportunities are structured to promote student learning and development. Desired learning outcomes include: acquiring a sense of civic and social responsibility, gaining exposure to cultural and socioeconomic differences, applying classroom learning and learning new skills. No more than four credits of service learning will be applied toward the baccalaureate degree. Service-Learning II Catalogue course description: Students will complete the requirements for SLR…

Community-Based Research in Urban Settings

Introduction and Background to the Course In November 1999, the DU/Northwestside Schools Partnership received funding to collaborate with the Piton Foundation in a research and evaluation component of the DeWitt-Wallace/Beacon Project Evaluation. Beacons are extended-service schools—schools that open before the start of the traditional academic day and offer a range of enriching activities in the afternoon through evening hours, as well as on weekends and over the summer. Their purpose is to answer the pressing need for productive and meaningful activities for children and youth during the non-school hours. There are three Beacon sites in Denver: Cole Beacon Neighborhood Center,…

Public Service, Community Organizing, and Social Change

Through service-learning, this seminar explores the experience of democratic citizenship in a multicultural society, focusing on the role of the activist in public service, community organizing, and social change. Internships in Philadelphia or Chester (5 hours/week), dialogue with local activists, and popular education pedagogy enrich reflection upon and analysis of other topics, including: individual and community empowerment; public policy at the grassroots; urban politics; communication and coalition-building across differences of race, gender, class; leadership and organizing skills development. In the United States near the end of the 20th century, poverty, racism, homelessness, inadequate education, lack of access to health care,…

Service Learning: Modern Dance

Service-Learning: Modern Dance is a course designed specifically to offer the Modern Dance Major a practical experience in community service. The class, which meets once a week for 90 minutes, is an elective open to sophomores, juniors, or seniors (as to second year graduate students) in Modern. Course credit is variable (1-3 credit hours depending on the number of hours students devote to their service activity. The course will require each student to complete a brief community assessment and select an organization or area that interests them. Students will then propose a project and meet with the appropriate representatives to…

Applied Watershed Systems Restoration – Service Learning

Watershed Restoration in the Schools and CommunityWinter/Spring 2000 Semester Students with disabilities who may need accommodations please see me as soon as possible during office hours or by appointment. ESSP/SL MLO #11: Students must be able to share the relevance and importance of science with the culturally, linguistically, technologically, and economically diverse populations of our regional, national, and global communities. Students must be able to combine their ESSP discipline based knowledge with community experiences resulting in a new knowledge brought about by attention to the issues of social responsibility, justice, diversity, and compassion. Core Course Questions:1. How does participation in…

Spanish – Service-learning

SPRING 2000Office: 223 Rogers-StoutHours: MWF 11:30-12:30, TR2:30-3;30Required Text: Introduction to Spanish Translation by Jack Child Course Description and Background: This is the first Service-Learning course to be offered in the Department of Foreign Languages. This course has been developed through an interdisciplinary team effort by faculty and students ETSU and as an essential component of & Kellogg III Expanding Community Partnerships Project entitled: Language and Culture Resource Center/Bilingual Media. The goal of the project is to assist in the integration of Hispanics into the predominant community, specifically in Unicoi county, one of the counties targeted by the Kellogg III grant….