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Education > Elementary - College of Charleston

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Working Group > Education - Elementary 

 

 Sub-categories in this issue


  • Youth & Tutoring
  • Special Education
 

 

Types of Service   short-term  |  ongoing school year  |  summer


ONE TIME AND SHORT TERM

  • Welcome Back Week Service Day
  • Martin Luther King Day of Service
  • Service Saturdays
  • Certain Alternative Spring Break Trips

 

ONGOING

     Bonner Sites

  • Wings for Kids
  • Metanoia
  • Upward Bound
  • Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center

 

ADVOCACY AND DIRECT ACTION

  • Engage and Empower Week

 

SUMMER

  • United Methodist Relief Center's Striva Youth Build.

 

Academic Work   courses  |  service-learning  |  CBR and policy research   |  departments and institutes


COURSES

     School of Education, Health, and Human Performances

  • EDFS 303:  Human Growth and the Educational Process - "This course provides an introduction to the general principles of lifelong human growth and development and their relationship to the educational process. An emphasis will be placed on physical, social, intellectual, and emotional development and their interaction with educational variables."
  • EDEE 407:  Creating Learning Environments - "This course focuses on how teachers create collaborative and inclusive communities of learners. Supportive, preventative, and corrective teaching practices and management strategies are emphasized."
  • EDEE 409:  Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners - "The course examines current research on differentiated instructional strategies. Candidates describe historical and legal factors impacting inclusion. They develop collaborative skills and identify their role on multidisciplinary teams, and they promote school/family partnerships. They identify learning characteristics of special needs students and develop appropriate instructional strategies."

     Political Science

  • POLS 308 - Education Policy:  This course will examine the goals and processes of public education policy-making in the United States. Issues of access, accountability, deliver systems, funding, efficiency, and quality will be explored. The actors, institutions, processes, and influences that help to inform these and other policy questions will be addressed.

 

INSTITUTES

  • Upward Bound - "a college preparatory program designed to generate in its participants the skills and motivation necessary for success in education beyond high school. The Upward Bound Program provides special academic and cultural opportunities for a limited number of high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who have expressed an interest in pursuing a post-secondary education and who have demonstrated the potential to succeed in post-secondary education."
  • Higdon Student Leadership Center - "The mission of the Student Leadership Center is to provide programs that create opportunities for student involvement and learning through individual and group leadership activities. These activities are designed to develop responsible student leadership on our campus and in their communities while promoting positive citizenship. The goal of assisting students in their overall development is an integral part of the leadership efforts implemented within the Center."

 

Education & Training   forums  |  workshops  |  reflection activities


 

FORUMS

  • Engage and Empower Week

 

Campus and Organizational Capacity-Building   training  |  fundraising  |  resource development


RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

  • South Carolina Campus Compact

 

Research, Policy Analysis, Deliberative Democracy   evaluations  |  policy research  | issue forums  |  advocacy


POLICY ANALYSIS

     Courses

  • POL 302 - Policy Evaluation:  "Policy evaluation reviews the strategies for analyzing performance and goal achievement in the public sector. The course includes a survey of the criteria, methodology, and analytical techniques employed in evaluating government programs."
  • POL 306 - Urban Policy:  "Urban policy examines the urban service system and policy formulation and implementation processes. The potential advantages and disadvantages of citizen participation in local policy implementation are assessed, specific urban issues are examined and the barriers to formulating a national urban policy are identified."
  • POLS 304 - Education Policy:  "This course will examine the goals and processes of public education policy-making in the United States. Issues of access, accountability, deliver systems, funding, efficiency, and quality will be explored. The actors, institutions, processes, and influences that help to inform these and other policy questions will be addressed."

 

 

 

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