SOCIOL 2211S: Corrections: An Inside-Out Course

Sociology

Campus: Newark; Marion
Instructor: Angela Bryant; Brenda Chaney
Terms offered: Autumn Semester, Spring Semester

Description:

Inside-Out courses  offer an innovative and transformative approach to learning. This experiential-based learning course is composed of various approaches and interdisciplinary modes of inquiry into US models of corrections, including classical debates and contemporary issues. The program brings college students and incarcerated individuals together in a classroom setting to develop a partnership between institutions of higher learning and prison systems nationally .Participants will counter predominant stereotypes and myths held about prisons and prisoners through personal engagement; see crime and justice issues from new perspectives; see themselves as actors in relation to these issues, and consequently as potential agents of social change; gain a positive experience from which to build new ideas about public service and meaningful citizenship; and take part in a grass-roots movement directed at transforming public thought and opinion on mass incarceration.

Though course is repeatable, only one iteration will count for GE credit.
Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. GE service learning course.

PSYCH 4554S: Language Development

Psychology

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Campus: Columbus; Newark
Instructor: Alisa Marie Paulson; Julie Hupp; Nikole Patson
Terms offered: Autumn Semester, Spring Semester
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Description:

A survey of children’s language acquisition, including phonemes, words, morphology, and syntax. Roles for universal grammar, linguistic input, social interaction, and statistical learning are considered. Students will participate in a local elementary school literacy program.

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GEOG 3750: Geography of North America

Geography

Class Number: 20931 (SP14)
Campus: Newark
Instructor: Cynthia J. Chabot, Lecturer, Geography, College of Arts and Sciences
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Description:

Geographical analysis of North America; spatial patterns and processes associated with culture, politics, economy and social difference at international, national, regional and urban scales.

Students will work with local nonprofits to gain a greater understanding of the geographical dimensions of central Ohio and in particular the North American Industrial Core of which Licking County and Ohio are a part. Students will also have an opportunity to award philanthropic dollars to one or more of the nonprofits through a Pay it Forward grant provided by Ohio Campus Compact (http://www.ohiocampuscompact.org/). Nonprofits likely to be involved: Licking County Recycling, National Heisey Glass Museum, The Works, and the Newark Midland Theatre Association.

Syllabus:

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GEOG 3600: Space, Power and Political Geography

Geography

Class Number: Unavailable
Campus: Newark, Columbus
Instructor: Kenneth Dean Madsen, Assistant Professor, Matthew Coleman
Terms offered: Autumn Semester
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Description:

Political geographic thought; territory and territoriality; borders and scale; space, power and uneven development; states and statecraft; and the politics of nations, regions and localities.

GE Social Science: Organizations & Polities

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ESSPED 5650: Introduction to Exceptional Children

Class Number: 11207 (SP16), 11208 (SP16), 11780 (SU16), 11781 (SU16), 28770 (AU16), 28778 (AU16)
Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Moira Konrad, Courtney Fleming
Terms offered: Spring Semester, Summer Semester, Autumn Semester
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Description:

An overview of the education of exceptional learners including a discussion of their characteristics and a review of historical approaches to their education and of contemporary educational practices. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for EduPAES 650.

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ESHESA 2571S: Leadership in Community Service

Educational Studies: Higher Education and Student Affairs (ESHESA),

Campus: Columbus, Lima, Newark
Instructor: Ralph Cochran, Jennifer Sheridan, Jonathan Howe, Kathryn Nelson, Mitsu Narui, Rebecca Delo
Terms offered: Spring Semester, Autumn Semester
Sites: Varies on the basis of the students’ interest and needs in the community, ranging from food pantries, teaching English to immigrant and refugee families, and youth centers.

Description:

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ESCE 2189S: First Education Experience Program (FEEP)

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Campus: Lima, Mansfield, Newark, Marion, Columbus
Instructor: Dawn Swihart (Lima), Redmond Wood (Mansfield), Carrie Wysocki (Newark), Marcus Herzberg (Marion), Yvonne Goddard (Columbus)
Terms offered: Autumn, Spring

Description:

Provides opportunities for students to explore education as a possible career path via a combination of field and seminar requirements. Students spend time in local, public PreK-12 school-based settings, interacting with various professionals and students.

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ENGLISH 3467S: Issues and Methods in Tutoring Writing

English

Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Beverly Moss
Terms offered: Autumn Semester, Spring Semester
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Description:

Theories and practices in tutoring and writing; explores writing-learning connections and prepares students to work as writing consultants/tutors for individuals and small writing groups.   The aim of this course is to prepare undergraduates to work with writers from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.  This class provides a unique opportunity for its members to learn about composition theory and pedagogy, tutoring strategies, and writing center theories and practices in order to put these theories and practices to work in classroom and writing center settings.  Students will apprentice as writing consultants/tutors in the University Writing Center.  Therefore, in addition to our regularly scheduled class time, each person enrolled in this course will spend approximately one hour per week in the Writing Center.  In addition to your observations, you will be expected to complete a semester-long research project. This course is particularly helpful to those who are planning careers as teachers or who are enrolling in the professional writing minor (3467 is an elective for the  writing minor).

Prereq: 1110.01 (110.01) or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 467 or ArtsSci 3467S (HumCol 467). Cross-listed in ArtsSci.

 

EDUTL 5468: Reading Foundations

Education Teaching and Learning (EDU T&L)

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Campus: Columbus
Instructor: Melissa Weber-Mayrer, Megan Brown, Laura Justice, Caitlin Murphy, Caitlin Murphy
Terms offered: Spring Semester, Summer Semester, Autumn Semester
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Description:

Introduction to basic concepts about the reading process, learning to read, social/cultural factors affecting literacy development and effective literacy instruction.

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