Bridging Campus and Community Through Service and Learning
Community-based Learning Course List
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Asian American 240: Hmong American experience in the U.S.
INSTRUCTOR: Xiong, Yang
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.
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Communication Sciences & Disorders 790: Practicum in Communication Disorders
Supervised experience with persons manifesting communicative problems. Evaluation, rehabilitation, and conversation of hearing, language, and speech disorders in various clinical settings.
Curriculum and Instruction
Curriculum and Instruction 362: Drama for teaching and learning
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.
Design Studies 501: Design thinking
INSTRUCTOR: Sager, Lesley
Specialized subject matter of current interest to undergraduate students.
Folklore 490: Field methods and public presentation of folklore
INSTRUCTOR: Rue, Anna
The course combines a fieldwork practicum with scrutiny of the cultural, political, and ethical dimensions underlying the documentation and public presentation of folklore through festivals, exhibitions, publications, and audio-visual productions.
Horticulture 375: Community-Based Learning and Sustainable Food Systems: International Field Study in Guatemala
This international field study will emphasize the challenges facing food systems in the 21st century, and issues of sustainability for agriculture and other food production activities, as well as the challenges posed by food insecurity and modern diets to human health and well-being. It will take place in the western highlands of Guatemala, during the first weeks of the 3-week summer session of 2018.
Students will meet with farmers, activists, NGOs, policymakers, and local specialists working to transform food systems to provide a background on specific topics related to sustainable food systems.
Field placements and seminar sessions to develop sociological understanding of criminal justice processes. Placement in criminal justice agencies and lectures and discussions applying concepts and theories to field experience.
*Cross-listed with Sociology
Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education (RPSE)
Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education 300: Individuals with Disabilities
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.
Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education 630: Internship in RPSE
Practicum experience in state or community agencies or in public school programs serving individuals with physical, cognitive, emotional, learning, social or behavioral problems.
Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education 880: Supervised practicum I
Practical experience in counseling handicapped persons.
Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education 910: Internship
Field work in therapeutic intervention, organization and administration, and clinical needs assessment within various special education service delivery settings. Opportunity to relate relevant theoretical backgrounds to clinical organization and field problems.
Social Work 800: Field Practice and Integrative Seminar III
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 and Integrative Seminar IV
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.).