PPS 135 – BORDER CROSSING: LEADERSHIP, VALUE CONFLICTS & PUBLIC LIFE
This is the preparation course for students who plan to conduct community-based research projects in the summer through Service Opportunities in Leadership, or another research service-learning opportunity. Through case studies about complex, difficult policy issues in our society, this course explores leadership as the art of working productively with value conflicts in groups, institutions, and social systems. Includes training in basic research methods and ethics of human subject research, completion of a 20-hour service project for a community organization, and exploration of a leadership framework for undertaking complex problem-solving work in the public arena.
[Areas of Knowledge: SS; Inquiries/Competencies: EI, R, W] PERMISSION REQUIRED