Spring 2021  |  PA 5145 Section 001: Civic Participation in Public Affairs (54200)

Instructor(s)
Class Component:
Lecture
Credits:
3 Credits
Grading Basis:
A-F only
Instructor Consent:
No Special Consent Required
Instruction Mode:
In Person Term Based
Class Attributes:
Community Engaged Learning
Times and Locations:
Regular Academic Session
 
01/19/2021 - 05/03/2021
Thu 06:00PM - 08:45PM
UMTC, West Bank
Enrollment Status:
Open (0 of 48 seats filled)
Also Offered:
Course Catalog Description:
Critique/learn various approaches to civic participation in defining/addressing public issues. Readings, cases, classroom discussion, facilitating/experiencing engagement techniques. Examine work of practitioner, design engagement process.
Class Notes:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/?ksquick+PA5145+Spring2021
Class Description:
Critique/learn various approaches to civic participation in defining/addressing public issues. Readings, cases, classroom discussion, facilitating/experiencing engagement techniques. Examine work of practitioner, design engagement process.
Grading:
Readings & weekly reading notes - 20%
Attendance and active classroom participation - 20%
Facilitation practice (leading classroom exercises) - 15%
Short paper: Observing & analyzing a civic participation effort - 15%
Short paper: Interviewing a practitioner and assembling & analyzing their methods - 15%
Final poster plus paper: Designing an engagement process - 15%

Refer to syllabus for more detail
Exam Format:
There are no exams in this class
Class Format:
10% Lecture
15% Discussion
45% Laboratory
20% Small Group Activities
5% Field Trips
5% Guest Speakers
"Laboratory" refers to experiential, practicum sessions in which students experiment with different facilitation and engagement methods in the classroom.
Workload:
100 Pages Reading Per Week, plus weekly required reading notes prior to class
2 Short papers 1. observing & analyzing a civic participation effort; 2. Assembling & analzying a practitioner account;
1 poster + accompanying paper: Designing an engagement process
Co-facilitating 2 types of classes: 1) Participation / facilitation methods exercise; 2) Reading / concept discussion (twice)
Active participation in class
Textbooks:
https://bookstores.umn.edu/course-lookup/54200/1213
Past Syllabi:
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/ksquick_PA5145_Fall2016.pdf (Fall 2016)
http://classinfo.umn.edu/syllabi/ksquick_PA5145_Spring2016.pdf (Spring 2016)
Instructor Supplied Information Last Updated:
26 July 2016

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