PPS124.01 - CHILDREN IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY

Major developmental stages of childhood and influences in a child’s life: parents/family life, schools, communities, the economy Emphasis on 1) applying of theory for analyzing complex societal problems (often involving issues of race, class, and gender; 2) using material and methodologies from psychology, sociology, economics, and public policy. Required course for certificate program Children in

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DOC 193S - DOCUMENTARY ENGAGEMENT

Documentary photography as a tool for social engagement in preparation for intensive field-based projects. Students study documentary photographers while planning and refining their own documentary projects through which they will address societal issues locally, nationally, or abroad.

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HISTORY 195 - LEADERSHIP IN AMERICAN HISTORY

The seminar will focus on political, social, business, and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short reading, students will examine closely the following: James MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert Penn

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HISTORY 72D - AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

What does it mean to be an “American?” A French political scientist said, “To be a Frenchman is a fact; to be an American is an ideal.” What commonly shared ideals, ideas, “myths” define us as “Americans?” This course examines the role of some commonly shared myths as “rags to riches,” the “agrarian way of

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PPS195S.63 - TWENTYSOMETHING LEADERSHIP

The central goal of Twentysomething Leadership is to provide students with the knowledge, analytical competence, and skills needed to exercise leadership as they navigate the transition from college to post-college life. The course explores the many facets of leadership and leadership development during the period of emerging adulthood, particularly in understanding how values can be

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PPS 195S.61- CHANGEMAKER LEADERSHIP

The central goal of Changemaker Leadership is to provide highly motivated students with the educational opportunity to leverage their summer immersion experiences in a transformational manner. By acting on a passion to develop a promising idea, followed by a credible proposal, a compelling plan, and action, students will create a signature personal leadership experience. The

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PPS 195.20 - PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES OF HIGH-IMPACT LEADERSHIP

Leadership is one of the most compelling topics of our time, and might well be one of the most important attributes for effectiveness in all levels of human endeavor. The success of one of the most admired and respected institutions in our country, the military, is founded on the understanding and effective application of leadership,

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