Fall 2016 Community-Based Learning Courses

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Afro-American Studies

Afro-American Studies 151: Intro to Contemporary Afro-American Society
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Thornton, Michael
Credits: 3

Survey of the characteristics of problems of Afro-Americans in contemporary society.

Anthropology

Anthropology 696: Archaeological Methods of Curation
Section: Ind 001
Instructor:
Benden, Danielle
Credits: 3

Practicum in the curation of prehistoric stone, bone, and ceramics. Involves handling materials, identification of artifacts, conservation techniques, preparation of materials for storage or display.

Art

Art 338: Service Learning in Art
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Simpson, Gail
Credits: 2

Students discuss community-based practices in the field, and will work with a community partner in an art-related capacity.

Art 448: The FauHaus Project II
Section: Lab 005
Instructor: Abdu’Allah, Faisal
Credits: 4

The Fauhaus Project II will bring together diverse UW-Madison students and court-involved Dane County teens—who are overwhelmingly low-income youth of color—to collaboratively develop a socially engaged art exhibition under the guidance of Associate Professor Faisal Abdu’Allah, an internationally exhibited visual artist and barber whose work repositions black cultural identity

Asian-American Studies

Asian American Studies 240: Hmong-American Experiences in the U.S.
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: TBA
Credits: 3

An examination of specific themes in Asian American life and culture. Topics may include comparative analyses of Asian American communities, contemporary Asian American experience, and the specific concerns and histories of individual Asian groups in America, such as Korean, Hmong, South Asian, Southeast Asian, Chinese and Japanese.

Biology

Biology 375: Engage Children in Science
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Ledin, Dolly
Credits: 2

This is a year-long course offering two credits per semester. Each semester, students lead an After School Science Club in the community. The first semester, students work in teams using materials already developed. The second semester, they can work in teams or individually to develop their own activities based on their particular areas of interest.

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering 629: Environmental Sustainability Engineering
Section: Lec 002
Instructor: Hicks, Andrea
Credits: 3

Description: N/A

Civil Society and Community Studies

Civil Society and Community Studies 350:
Community Issues and Service Learning
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Maguire, Michael
Credits: 3

Academic and community-based explorations of selected issues faced by contemporary families and consumers, approached from human ecological perspectives.

Civil Society and Community Studies 570:
Community-based Research and Evaluation
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Sarmiento, Carolina
Credits: 3

Theoretical, critical, and analytical understanding and application of the conscious and systematic use of data, inquiry and analysis for community, organization and program diagnosis, intervention and evaluation in various community-based and nonprofit organizations.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders 790:
Practicum in Communicative Disorders
Section: All
Instructor: Varies
Credits: 1-4

Supervised experience with persons manifesting communicative problems. Evaluation, rehabilitation, and conservation of hearing, language, and speech disorders in various clinical settings.

Community and Environmental Sociology

Community and Environmental Sociology 500: Capstone
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Stoecker, Randy
Credits: 3

A capstone experience involving the application of sociological concepts and methods to concrete social and environmental problems. Students work in teams and may engage problems using service learning, community based research, and interdisciplinary approaches.

Computer Sciences

Computer Science 402:
Introducing Computer Science to K-12 Students
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Arpaci-Dusseau, Andrea
Credits: 2

Students work in teams to lead Computer Science clubs and workshops for K-12 students in the Madison area. They design and lead activities to help K-12 students learn computational thinking and computer programming.

Consumer Science

Consumer Science 555:
Consumer Strategy and Evaluation
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Warmath, Dee
Credits: 3

Students design, implement, and evaluate an idea to move their community partners closer to their ultimate design goals. This course offers an immersive, hands-on experience of strategy, planning, implementation, and evaluation through real-world cases leading to specific strategic recommendations intended to enhance performance of a selected actual business or nonprofit partner.

Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction 362: Drama for Teaching and Learning
Section: 001,002
Instructor: Varies
Credits: 3

This is a methods course useful for all involved in teaching and learning, including foreign languages. Introduction to philosophy, methodology, and practice of the use of drama and performance techniques in any educational or recreational settings. Focus on creativity and embodied and contextual learning, based on current neurological, psychological, and
sociological research. A practical class which includes demonstration and practice with children.

Curriculum and Instruction 399: Independent Study
Section: Ind 019
Instructor: Wright, Travis
Credits: 3

Description: N/A

Curriculum and Instruction 506: Strategies for Inclusive Schooling
Section: Lec 001, 002
Instructor: TBA
Credits: 3

Comparison of historical and current practices in special education; legal, philosophical, and programmatic changes leading to inclusive models of education; emphasis on concepts of collaboration, cooperative learning structures, and curricular and instructional adaptations to accommodate learners with disabilities in general education classrooms.

Dance

Dance 231: Introduction to Dance/Movement Therapy
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Kornblum, Rena
Credits: 3

This class serves as an orientation to the scope of dance therapy as a profession. Themes presented include the historical framework, theoretical rationale, and present application of dance/movement therapy

Design Studies

Design Studies 501: Design thinking Inspire, Innovate, Implement
Section: 029
Instructor: Sager, Lesley
Credits: 3

Students will work on supporting women and girls through addressing the following issues: disseminating health education and providing support for continuing health, sustainable agriculture and food security, waste management and alternative sources of fuel, and microenterprise and product

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies 402: Community Environmental Scholars Seminar
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Horowitz, Leah
Credits: 3

Topics vary each term, with the scope of the environmental social sciences. These may include issues in environmental policy, law, economics, land use, sustainability, food systems, energy policy, conflict resolution, environmental justice, and international development.

Environmental Studies 402: People, Environment, and Sustainability
Section: Lec 003
Instructor: Eggert, Thomas
Credits: NA

Description:Topics vary each term, with the scope of the environmental social sciences. These may include issues in environmental policy, law, economics, land use, sustainability, food systems, energy policy, conflict resolution, environmental justice, and international development.

Environmental Studies 402: Community Environmental Scholars Seminar
Section: Lec 002
Instructor: Beattie, Rob; Middlecamp, Catherine
Credits: 1

Topics vary each term, with the scope of the environmental social sciences. These may include issues in environmental policy, law, economics, land use, sustainability, food systems, energy policy, conflict resolution, environmental justice, and international development.

Environmental Studies 600: Capstone
Section: Sem 002
Instructor: Keuser, Anke
Credits: NA

For the tenth straight semester, we will be cooperating with staff at Madison’s Sherman Middle School to provide a nature study program to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students. A high percentage of Sherman ethnically diverse students live in poverty. The school is making herculean efforts to meet student needs by providing after-school programming. Our class helps the school meet those needs by pairing UW students as after-school mentors with a Sherman student.

Environmental Studies 600: Capstone
Section: Sem 004
Instructor: Hidayat, Dadit; Morales, Alfonso
Credits:3

Join the “Building Food Justice Capacity in South Madison” course and become part of an impactful project that addresses the interconnection of food sovereignty, urban agriculture and racial disparities. Designed as a community organizing course, this course is a unique interpretation of interdisciplinary learning by applying academic knowledge that follows community’s vision.

Horticulture

Horticulture 120: Survey of Horticulture
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Patterson, Sara
Credits: 3

For the beginning student. Scientific basis for horticultural practices; scope of the field of horticulture; introduction to propagation, culture, management, improvement, storage, and marketing of flowers, fruits, ornamentals and vegetables.

Human Development and Family Studies

HDFS 663: Development and Family Assessment
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Petterson, Sara
Credits: 3

Introduces students to the process of family-focused developmental assessment with infants and young children, including family interviewing, taking developmental histories, observing children, and developmental screening

Integrated Liberal Studies

ILS 260:Internship: Community health and service learning section
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: Saxler, Courtney; Tran Inzeo, Paula
Credits: 1

In this course, students will learn about public health principles and practice while implementing their skills through work on a community-identified health project at their internship placement.

ILS 357: Peer Mentor Seminar
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: TBA
Credits: 2

This course is designed to help improve leadership and facilitation skills for the co-facilitators of the Bradley roundtable.

ILS 400: Liberal Education and Leadership
Section: Sem 001
Instructor: Peters, Shawn
Credits: 3

Required capstone seminar for juniors and seniors seeking ILS certification.

Kinesiology

Kinesiology 516: Adapted Physical Activity
Section: All
Instructor: Gattenby, Tim; Haynes Manogue, Jonanne
Credits: 3

An understanding of foundations, assessment and pedagogy for individuals with disabilities in a variety of physical activity settings. Emphasis of individual differences, life-span, and self-actualization.

Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture 610: Landscape Architecture Seminar
Section: Lec 001
Instructor: TBA
Credits: 1 to 2

Environmental problems and issues related to project, urban or regional scale.

Life Sciences Communication

LSC 314: INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL VIDEO PRODUCTION
INSTRUCTOR: Loew, Patty
SECTION: LEC 001
CREDITS: 3

Principles and techniques of digital documentary and informational video production. Video styles and subject matter treatment analyzed. Information gathering, videography, scripting, producing, and editing techniques.

Management and Human Resources

MHR 401:Management of Teams
Section: Sec 001
Instructor: Triana, Mary
Credits: 3

Examines components that comprise teams, highlights key factors that influence team effectiveness, develops skills in diagnosing opportunities and threats that face teams, and enhances teamwork expertise.

Nursing

Nursing 590: Community Support for People with Dementia
Section: Sec 005
Instructor: Bowers, Barbara; Bratzke, Lisa
Credits: 3

This seminar will provide an introduction to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, with a focus on community supports for people living with dementia. Students will work across disciplines to learn how different areas of society can become dementia friendly and how to integrate relevant approaches in their future careers. Students participating will work with local dementia friendly community groups to strengthen supports for people with dementia and their caregivers.

Pharmacy Practice

PHARMACY PRACTICE 425: PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I
INSTRUCTOR: Martin, Beth
SECTION: All
CREDITS: 1-3

This required PharmD experiential course complements didactic coursework in communication, practice-based skills, and the pharmacist’s role in the health care system. Students will participate in various community-based experiences, including group collaboration with a senior partner, observing pharmacists’ roles in practice settings, and providing screenings and education outreach.

PHARMACY PRACTICE 525: PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE III
INSTRUCTOR: ALL
SECTION: All
CREDITS: 1-3

The third of six in a three-year sequence which will introduce and expose second-year Doctor of Pharmacy students to the various roles of pharmacists and the many patient-care opportunities that exist in and out of traditional pharmacy practice settings.

PHARMACY PRACTICE 625: PHARMACY PRACTICE EXPERIENCE V
INSTRUCTOR: ALL
SECTION: All
CREDITS: 1-3

The fifth of six in a three-year sequence which will introduce and expose second-year Doctor of Pharmacy students to the various roles of pharmacists and the many patient-care opportunities that exist in and out of traditional pharmacy practice settings.

Physical Therapy

PHYSICAL THERAPY 541: CULTURE AND DIVERSITY IN HEALTH CARE
INSTRUCTOR: Wenker, Susan
SECTION: LEC 001
CREDITS: 1

Students will explore their own backgrounds and will learn constructs of cultural competency; cultural beliefs and practices; impact of diversity issues such as SES, sexual preference, disability, educational level, ethnicity and race; and the culture of medicine.

Political Science

POLITICAL SCIENCE 201: Special Topics
INSTRUCTOR: Cramer, Katherine
SECTION: LEC 001
CREDITS: 3

This FIG course will focus students’ attention on the role of citizens in contemporary U.S. democracy, with particular attention to racial and ethnic difference.

Psychology

PSYCHOLOGY 399: Service Learning in Psychology
INSTRUCTOR: Coffey, Patricia; Henriques, Jeffrey; Roberts, Caton; Addington, Rebecca
SECTION: Ind 033, 042, 062, 074, 080
CREDITS: 1-4

An independent study course to provide students with opportunities to gain experience in community service work relevant to psychology.

Public Affairs

PUBLIC AFFAIRS 871: Public Program Evaluation
INSTRUCTOR: TBA
SECTION: LEC 001
CREDITS: 3

Compares the conceptual, statistical, and ethical issues of experimental, quasi-experimental and non-experimental designs for program evaluation. Definitions of outcomes, sample size issues, statistical biases in measuring causal effects of programs, and the reliability of findings will be emphasized using case studies selected from current public programs.

Rehab Psychology and Special Education

RPSE 300: INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
INSTRUCTOR: Wilkerson, Kimber; Hanley-Maxwell, Cheryl
SECTION: ALL
CREDITS: 3

An overview of the characteristics and problems of exceptional children and youth. Definition and classification systems, etiology of handicapping conditions, educational services, and adult adjustment. Current controversies and future trends.

RPSE 630: INTERNSHIP
INSTRUCTOR: Varies
SECTION: ALL
CREDITS: 2-6

Practicum experience in state or community agencies or in public school programs serving individuals with physical, cognitive, emotional, learning, social or behavioral problems.

Social Work

SOCIAL WORK 400: FIELD PRACTICE I
INSTRUCTOR: VARIES
SECTION: ALL
CREDITS: 2-6

An approved professional foundation field placement in direct social work practice in a community agency setting. A minimum of 16 hours per week, an integrative field unit seminar. The first course of the two-seminar field sequence.

SOCIAL WORK 401: FIELD PRACTICE II
INSTRUCTOR: VARIES
SECTION: ALL
CREDITS: 2-6

Continuation of Social Work 400.

SOCIAL WORK 672: PAVE Peer Education
INSTRUCTOR: Schroepfer, Tracy
SECTION: 001
CREDITS: 2

This small class allows students to learn the driving forces and different forms of sexual assault, dating/domestic/intimate partner violence and stalking. Students are then able to apply what they have learned in the classroom to actual society, specifically through facilitating educational workshops to student groups and communities on campus.

SOCIAL WORK 800: Field Practice III
INSTRUCTOR: Varies
SECTION: 2-6
CREDITS: 2

An approved advanced social work practice field placement in an area of concentration. A minimum of 20 hours per week, including an integrative field unit seminar. The first of the two-semester advanced field sequence.

SOCIAL WORK 801: FIELD PRACTICE IV
INSTRUCTOR: VARIES
SECTION: ALL
CREDITS: 4-5

Continuation of Social Work 800.

SOCIAL WORK 835: Advanced Social Work Practice in Mental Health
INSTRUCTOR: TBA
SECTION: All
CREDITS: 1-2

Description:
Focuses on the core practice theories, conceptual frameworks, and intervention skills necessary for social work practice in mental health.

SOCIAL WORK 836: Mental Health Policies and Services
INSTRUCTOR: Greenberg, Jan
SECTION: LEC 010
CREDITS: 2

Description: Prepares students for leadership roles in mental health programs, agencies and organizations. Examines mental health policies and services that influence care and treatment of persons with mental illness and shape mental health care systems, programs and services.

Spanish

SPANISH 319: Spanish Language Practice: Medical Spanish
INSTRUCTOR: Gemrich, Anna
SECTION: LEC 001
CREDITS: 3

Intensive oral and written practice in major areas of Spanish professional usage. Each offering will focus on an important field in which students tend to apply their language skills (journalism, commerce, medicine, law, social services, etc.).

Urban and Regional Planning

URBAN PLANNING 912: PLANNING WORKSHOP
INSTRUCTOR: Paulsen, Kurt
SECTION: LEC 001
CREDITS: 3

Selected problems in planning to emphasize the interdisciplinary character of planning practice and to give opportunity to apply socioeconomic analysis, physical planning, and implementation techniques.