Content with Topics : Engaged Curriculum

Drawing

124A Drawing Fall 1999(Tues. and Thursday 1 1AM – 1:50PM) Room H1 153Office hours: Tues.Thurs. 2-3:30 and by appointment Course Objectives: Conceptual, technical and intuitive-To learn a variety of techniques and approaches for drawing: -The course shall have an experimental flavor with an emphasis on creative, conceptual, and unconventional thinking, in addition to the development of important drawing skills and formal elements.- The course will also focus on the development of a collaborative book on botanical remedies (practical and magical). The book will be printed, displayed, and distributed; Each student will receive a copy. It will contain drawings of plants…

Design: Assistive Device Design Project

Description of Project: Teams of four students will design and construct a system to assist a person with a disability. Each group will have a real client to work with. While the grade received on the project will be influenced by the design decisions made during the project, failure to make a successful device, in itself, will not adversely affect your grade. The overriding philosophy of the project has to be one of enjoyment and self-learning. However, an incomplete project that is not delivered to the client can result in a grade of incomplete until the project is completed to…

Web Site Design and Management

Spring 2000 I. Overview: This class is designed for the student who has experience with HTML and basic site building and focuses on user interface, navigation design, and information architecture. These issues are discussed in lively lectures-/seminar setting, using real-time interaction with live Web sites. With a strong emphasis on community service and group learning, teams of students design and build fully functioning Web sites for Bay Area organi-zations. In addition to the team project, students independently create five Web site projects: 1) Low Bandwidth/Browser Safe Color and Back- ground Titles; 2) Site Navigation; 3) Tables for Optimizing Graphics; 4)…

Visual and Public Art Institute, Large Scale Digital Mural

CSUMB Spring 2000: VPA 306S T/TH 4:00pm – 6:00pm Course Description: Students work with digital approach to mural/public art project development including analysis of sites, conceptualization of ideas, collaboration, PhotoShop, Illustrator and reproduction. This course is designed to meet the ULRs Creative/Artistic Expression and Community Participation and Service Learning in the major. The class works with specific communities through which they develop their ability to identify the nature of audience and how to create works that communicates to diverse audiences. This involves in depth research and the collection of relevant archival and current materials and images. Course Outcomes: Students will…

Microbiology: Service learning and the Environment Meet at Clear Lake

ABSTRACT:College students enrolled in diverse science courses at Brevard Community College are able to provide service to at-risk local high school students enrolled in the federally-funded DRIVE (Deeds and Recreation Invalidate Violence Everywhere) Program, Brevard Community College, and the citizens of Brevard County. The scientific principles around which service learning will be developed involve analysis of the environmental, zoological, and microbial characteristics of Clear Lake in Cocoa, Florida. Clear Lake was selected for its proximity to the college and the high school as well as its frequent, routine use by the college and the general public in activities that result…

Environmental Studies/Geophysics: River Hydrology and Hydraulics

Fall 1999Office Hours: MTW 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM (Please stop by with questions).Lecture (Bill 404): MWF 10:30 – 11:20 A.M.Lab (Bill 404): M 1:30 – 4:20 Text: Gordon, McMahon & Finlayson, 1992. Stream Hydrology: An Introduction for Ecologists, John Wiley Catalogue Description: The development and evolution of natural channel systems will be investigated. Special emphasis on environmental river restoration and aquatic habitat. Topics include the physics of flowing water, sediment transport by rivers, flow and substrate characterization techniques and flood hydrology. Laboratory requires the students to jointly design a river restoration project for an environmentally degraded channel. Detailed Course…

Business Ethics

College of Business & Management University of Maryland Fall 1997 Shady Grove Room 0102 (New Building) COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course surveys applied topics relating to business ethics. On our first meeting, we provide a conceptual framework for thinking about and discussing these topics. This framework has three parts or “themes”: (1) Corporate Social Responsibility; (2) Relationship of Law and Ethics; and (3) Individual Ethical Decision-Making. Thereafter, class time will be used to explore applied topics with reference to these three themes. The course employs a number of instructional formats, including (1) lectures (primarily day 1); (2) student group presentations; (3)…

Meeting and Conference Planning

Winter, 1998OFFICE HOURS: T: 12-2 p.m.; W: 12:30-2:30 p.m. REQUIRED TEXTS:Doyle, M., & Straus, D. (1976). How to Make Meetings Work. NY: Jove.Robert, H. (1981). The Scott. Foresman Robert's Rules of Order. Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company.Rutherford, D. (1990). Introduction to the Conventions. Expositions, and Meetings Industry. NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold. (Required pages are on reserve at Duplication Station.)Cathcart, R., & Samovar, L. (1992). Small Group Communication: A Reader (Sixth Edition). Dubuque, IA: William C. Brown.(Required pages are on reserve at Duplication Station.) GOALS FOR STUDENTS IN THE COURSE:1. To learn more about ways of coordinating and facilitating effective meetings.2. To…

Management – Organizational Behavior

Fall Semester 1997MWF 9:00 a.m.Office: 207 Hyde HallOffice Hours: WMF 10: 00- It: 00 a.m.M 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (or by appointment) Course DescriptionOrganizational behavior is the study of human behavior, attitudes, values and performance within organizational settings. It is an interdisciplinary field, which draws on social and clinical psychology, sociology, labor relations, anthropology, industrial engineering, and industrial psychology. We will be discussing and experiencing the theory, methods and principles of these diverse disciplines to learn about individual perceptions, values, and learning styles; group structure and dynamics; and organizational processes that occur on a daily basis within any social gathering….

Principles of Quality Management

Introduction to the principles of quality management, with an emphasis on cross-functional problem solving. Topics include customer driven quality, leadership, employee participation and training, continuous process improvement, design quality and error prevention, management by facts, and strategic quality planning. This course will provide a basic understanding of the philosophy, conceptual frameworks and the tools of the Total Quality Movement. Moreover, the course will underscore the importance of individual and corporate responsibility to the community. 1. Students in the class provide a needed service. At least one organization/agency will be selected to which students will be assigned for the design and completion…

CSC 450/CSC 300 – Intro. Software Engineering

This document is an adjunct to the CSC 450 Course Policy Statement. Instructor: Dr. Peter Sanderson 203B Cheek Hall Office Hours: 11-12 MW, 3:30-5 T'R, or by appointment.Meeting Time: By arrangement. Objective: The purpose of the Service Learning component is for students to provide software development computer system consulting services for a nonprofit or social service organization (hereafter referred to as the community partner). The software engineering practices studied in CSC 450 will be applied to a real-world software development situation, providing a valuable learning opportunity. Grading Policy: You will receive separate grades for CSC 450 and CSC 300. The grading policy for…