The IECE promotes the development of new academic offerings that incorporate ethical inquiry and civic engagement wherever and whenever appropriate. Examples include development of new courses, modification of current courses to include a significant focus on civic engagement and/or ethical inquiry, leadership of group CU-community projects which also meet academic requirements, or workshops for faculty and student development.
Course Development 2005- Issued first Request for Proposals to faculty for course and other academic program development. Thirty-three proposals submitted from practically all schools and colleges. $264,834 requested, $50,000 available. The following ten projects were selected:
Seminar in Non-Profit Development: Living Your Education with Compassion, Susan Heinzeroth, Leeds School of Business :
A management seminar which focuses on the application of skills, competencies, methods and theory to the development of a student-run non-profit organization which will enhance the health, education and well-being of children.
» Heinzeroth - IECE Project Report
» Heinzeroth - Fall 2005 Syllabus
» Heinzeroth - Washington Trip Itinerary
Youth Development, Citizenship and Social Justice, Ben Kirshner, School of Education :
EDUC 8348, Graduate Level Course,
Wednesdays 9-11:30 am
A doctoral seminar designed to introduce students to the emerging field of youth development scholarship with an emphasis on research and collaboration with neighboring youth organizations.
» Krishner Final Report
» Krishner - Youth Dev Seminar Syllabus
» Kirshner meeting invitation
» Krishner - Scholarship of Engagement Class Statement
» Krishner - Service Learning Project Agreement Form
Strengthening Civic Engagement in a Writing Course, Julia Willis, Student Academic Services Center :
Revising and strengthening the civic engagement requirement of a lower division writing course designed around a semester-long action research project.
» Willis - SASC report
» Willis - Key skills
» Willis - Presentation IECE
Citizen Competence and Political Participation, Jennifer Wolak, Political Science Department :
A seminar centered on the use of empirical research to assess and enhance citizen civic competence and political participation.
» Wolak - Syllabus
» Wolak - Final report IECE
Building Civic Engagement by Building Affordable Housing in a University Without Walls, Willem van Vliet and Michael Hughes, College of Architecture and Planning :
ENVD 4410 Design Studio
A design-build studio involving the construction of an affordable and innovative mobile home (using sustainable, environmental and energy efficient construction) for a low income household at the Mapleton Mobile Home Park. This project will serve as a prototype for housing at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota .
» Van Vliet - IECE Final Report
» Van Vliet - Tralier Wrap Summer 2005
» Van Vliet - Trailer Wrap Fall 2005
» Van Vliet - TWInternship Form
Out of Boulder, Into Africa, Laura DeLuca, Department of Anthropology and Smith Hall International Program :
ANTH 1150: Regional Cultures of Africa
Redesign anthropology course to create two different syllabi that focus on civic engagement with two critical issues: Refugee issues with Sudan as a case study, particularly the Sudanese refugee resettlement and AIDS/HIV in sub-Saharan Africa and the AIDS orphan crisis.
» DeLuca - Final Report IECE
Ethics in Film Journal, Robert Kolb, Leeds School of Business : Development of a peer-reviewed electronic journal dedicated to helping faculty use the power of film (all forms of film, including movies, documentaries and television) to teach ethics and ethical inquiry.
» Kolb Ethics in Film Project Report
» Kolb EIF Project report page 2
» Kolb EIF Addendum
Research Service Learning, Donna Rubinoff, Department of Geography :
Consolidate, re-structure and expand service learning, internship and honors programs under a new Research Service Learning Program that centers on conducting research projects in collaboration with community organizations to address community defined needs.
» Rubinoff Final Report
» Rubinoff RSL Powerpoint
» Rubinoff Cutforth Presentation
Rhetorics of Civic Engagement, Rolf Norgaard, Program for Writing and Rhetoric :
WRTG 3020, Section 042, TR 8:00-9:15 am
A course which makes use of ethnographically oriented projects that explores the role of discourse in civic engagement, both on campus and at the interface between campus and the Boulder community.
» Norgaard - Norgaard Final Report
» Norgaard - Syllabus
Enhancing Youth Council for Public Policy, Seana Lowe, INVST Community Studies :
As part of the Youth Council for Public Policy, a non-partisan model designed to empower young people to use the democratic process as a tool for positive social change, design an introductory course, " Civic Engagement: Doing Democracy in Contemporary Society" and revise and instruct the second in the two course sequence, "Civic Engagement: Using Democracy as a Tool for Social Change."
» Lowe IECE Eval