2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

EDU 299 - Independent Study Education


Description: Supervised special project in this field of study. Approval of supervising Division Dean is required.

Credits: 1-6
Course Content:
  1. Applied knowledge and skills
  2. Learning objectives and competencies relevant to the discipline area and the community service setting
  3. Critical analysis of the service-learning experience
  4. Effective leadership, interpersonal, and writing skills
  5. Evaluation and improvement of performance

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate the ability to apply discipline-specific knowledge and skills to a community-service setting.
  2. Develop the individual educational plan with the faculty liaison and agency/business.
  3. Accomplish the specific learning objectives and competencies.
  4. Demonstrate critical thinking, problem-solving, ethical awareness, and effective writing skills through discussions, a daily journal and an analytic paper.
  5. Exhibit personal development and leadership foundation skills such as: acceptance of responsibility; self-confidence; respect for others and their views; social and interpersonal skills; initiative and follow-through.
  6. Formulate a critical perception about civic responsibility, social problems, economic systems, cultural patterns, and policy issues.
  7. Conduct a self-appraisal, evaluate the structured service-learning experience, and identify ways students may contribute to the local and regional needs of the community.