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ED POL Educ Policy/Community Studies



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100 Community Education I. 3 cr. U. Allows community education majors to earn credits for their prior professional education experiences.|Cr/no cr only. Prereq: Admis to CED.
101 Community Education II. 1-15 cr. U. Second semester lower division curriculum: includes development of prior educational experience statement, personal goal analysis, learning agreement, continued acquisition of skills and understandings leading to competence, practice.|Less than 15 cr available to students possessing some equivalent skills and/or understandings. Prereq: Ed Pol 100 or cons instr.
111 Organizing for Social Action in Urban Communities. 3 cr. U. Basic techniques of strategy development for implementing community programs|Prereq: none.
112 Introduction to Community Education. 3 cr. U. This course will examine the history of community education and discuss the role of education within a community setting.|Prereq: none.
113 (403) The Milwaukee Community. 3 cr. U. An overview of communities and neighborhood groups in Milwaukee.|Prereq: none.
114 Community Problems. 3 cr. U. This course will examine how social problems impact upon communities and neighborhoods, how they are defined, and how these definitions influence social policies and programs.|Prereq: none.
115 Introduction to Community Leadership. 3 cr. U. Course uses a series of biographies and autobiographies to examine how the individual has interfaced - both as leader and participant - with twentieth century mass movements.|Prereq: none.
179 Special Topics in Community Education: 1-3 cr. U. |May be retaken with content change to 12 cr max. Prereq: none.
200 Community Education III. 1-15 cr. U. Third semester lower division curriculum: emphasizes acquisition of skills and understandings leading to basic competence as set forth in student learning agreements. Includes fieldwork practice.|Variable cr based on skills & understanding to be acquired & nature of practice. Prereq: Ed Pol 101 or cons instr.
201 Community Education IV. 1-15 cr. U. Fourth semester of lower division curriculum: emphasizes final development of skills and understandings leading to basic competence as set forth in student learning agreements and continuation of fieldwork practice. Includes final evaluation of basic competence.|Prereq: Ed Pol 200 or cons instr.
202 Community Service Volunteer. 1-6 cr. U. |Cr/no cr only. May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: none.
203 Communities and Neighborhoods in America. 3 cr. U. Students will construct a survey of their neighborhoods, examine theories of community structure, and analyze neighborhood improvement movements. Fulfills Ed Pol 113 req for CED.|Prereq: none.
212 Educational Issues in Spanish Speaking Communities. 3 cr. U. This course presents an overview of the educational issues in the Spanish-speaking communities in the United States and how these issues affect the total society.|Prereq: none.
279 Current Topics in Educational Policy and Community Studies: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Variable content course. Specific topic announced in the Schedule of Classes.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: cons instr; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. For the benefit of undergraduate students unable to secure needed content in regular courses.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: cons instr.
302 Approaches to Relationships in the Child Care Setting. 3 cr. U. Communication and conflict resolution in relationships in the child care setting, emphasizing parent-child, teacher-child, teacher-teacher and parent-teacher relationships.|Prereq: Commun Ed majors, cons advisor; others, jr st or cons instr.
315 Group Process and Civic Engagement: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Explore group process and identity and relate these issues to future civic engagement for emerging student leaders.|Not open to students with cr in Ed Pol 279 Emerging Leaders topics. Retakable to 4 cr max. Prereq: none.
375 Cultural Foundations of Education. 3 cr. U. Critical examination of cultural influences in American society as they affect education.|Prereq: soph st or cons instr.
377 Conceptual and Development Formulation for Prior Educational Experience. 3-6 cr. U. |C/NC only. May be retaken to 12 cr max.
379 Current Topics in Community Education: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. The specific topics and prerequisites will be announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 12 cr. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
381 Introduction to Child Care: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. An introductory course for students who are new to the field of child care. Enables students to begin working effectively with young children.|Retakable w/topic chg to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.
383 (183) Child Care Programming: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Study of child care programming as it relates to the child's social milieu: family, community, and child care center. Comparative examination of child care programs and their supporting theories.|Retakable w/topic chg to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.
409 Fieldwork/Practicum in Education and the Community. 1-6 cr. U. Advanced fieldwork/practicum for students to acquire skills for educational and community practice; credits are prorated--100 hours of fieldwork for 3 crs, 200 hours for 6 crs, etc.|May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: Comm Ed majors only.
411 Conflict and Change in Community-Based Organizations. 3 cr. U. Examines the role of bargaining and conflict in community-based educational change, various approaches to bargaining and conflict, and their appropriateness in various settings.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
416 Analysis of Child Care Environments. 3-6 cr. U. Introduces students to a variety of special designs for child care settings and to an understanding of evaluation process for environmental changes.|Prereq: Comm Ed majors-cons adv; others-jr st or cons instr.
442 Intermediate Community Education Practice I. 3-9 cr. U. Supervised fieldwork in Area of Specialty (upper divisional majors in C.E.). Emphasizes acquisition of new skills understandings and their application to practice.|May be retaken to 9 cr max. Prereq: Ed Pol 508(P) & cons instr.
460 The Chicano Experience. 3 cr. U. This course surveys important issues shaping the Chicano experience in U.S. society by focusing on immigration, the Barrio, Repatriation, Zoot Suit, Chicano-police riots, etc.|Prereq: none.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st, cons instr, acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
499 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. |May be retaken for cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
500 Sociology and Policy of Urban Communities and Schools. 3 cr. U/G. Selected contemporary social issues analyzed for their bearing on urban communities and schools.|Prereq: jr st.
501 Concepts in Community Organizing: Conflict and Change. 3 cr. U/G. Concepts informing community organizing or collective action for community change in the tradition of Saul Alinsky and related organizers. Introduces concepts such as "cutting an issue," "leadership," "targets."|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
506 Research Techniques for Community Organizers and Community Educators. 3 cr. U. Introduction to basic research techniques and the specific skills needed for the community organizer and/or educator.|Prereq: jr st.
507 Action Research on Milwaukee Institutions. 3 cr. U/G. Examination and analysis of the organization, philosophy, and history of specific Milwaukee institutions. Emphasis placed on how these institutions affect the lives of community residents and appropriate alternatives to current arrangements.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
508 Problems of Change in Community-Based Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Advanced training in community organizing with reflective paper.|Prereq: Ed Pol 111(P) & cons instr.
510 Human Relations for Community Organizations & Community Engagement. 3 cr. U/G. Analysis of selected concepts and resources bearing on human relations training. Various approaches, e.g., Harvard case studies, to human relations will be evaluated.|Prereq: jr st.
519 Peer Programs and Mediation: Youth Mentoring and Supporting Youth. 3 cr. U/G. Theory and practice of peer programs and how they are developed and sustained.|Counts as repeat of Ed Pol 579 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st.
520 Peace Education. 3 cr. U/G. Discusses how education and community education can address the threats of violence and prepares students to teach about peace, nonviolence, and conflict resolution.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr. Minimum of 9 hrs Soc Sci division course work.
521 Nonviolence in Education. 3 cr. U/G. An overview of different theories of nonviolence and an examination of their applications in educational setting.|Prereq: jr st; Ed Pol 520(R); Psych 201(R) or cons instr.
522 Abusive Relationships: Community Problems, Community Solutions. 3 cr. U/G. The origins of relationship abuse, the legal aspects of domestic violence, and the healing process for people hurting in relationships.|Prereq: jr st; Ed Pol 520(P) or cons instr.
530 Urban Education: Foundations. 3 cr. U/G. Application of basic social science concepts to study of education in the urban setting.|Prereq; jr st.
531 Alternative Schools. 3 cr. U/G. Examine the alternative schools movement.|Counts as repeat of Ed Pol 330. Prereq: jr st.
532 Male Identity: Education and Development. 3 cr. U/G. Contribution of schools in forming male identity. Changing expectations of men in work, the family and society.|Prereq: jr st.
533 Educating Black Males-Theories, Methods and Strategies. 3 cr. U/G. This course will develop skills and strategies to affect changes in the lives of black males in the school system, k through 12 grade.|Prereq: jr st; Ed Pol 112 or 375 or equiv or teacher certification.
534 The Student at Risk (Causes). 3 cr. U/G. Helps teachers to identify and understand the personal, social, cultural and community contexts which contribute to the at-risk status of public school students.Prereq: jr st.|
535 Educating At-Risk Students. 3 cr. U/G. Development of skills and techniques to enable teachers to be instructionally effective with at-risk students.|Prereq: jr st.
541 Wisconsin Juvenile Justice System and the Law for School Personnel. 1 cr. U/G. Provides students and school personnel with knowledge of Wisconsin juvenile justice system, and legal responsibilities of all school personnel, emphasizing current code.|Prereq: jr st.
550 Comparative Education. 3 cr. U/G. Survey of foreign school systems with attention to cultural setting and major purposes.|Prereq: jr st.
560 Education and Hispanics. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the educational experiences of Hispanics in schools in the USA.|Prereq: jr st.
561 Education Issues in American Indian Communities. 3 cr. U/G. Unique political-legal, social-cultural contexts of Native Education, intergovernmental involvement and role in addressing social/cultural and developmental needs of tribal societies.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
579 Current Topics in Cultural Foundations of Education: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U/G. Specific topics and any additional prerequisites will be announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the course is offered.|Retakeable with change in topic to max of 9 cr, including cr earned under Ed Pol 779. Prereq: jr st.
580 An Overview of Child/Youth Care. 3 cr. U/G. Survey of skills, theories and approaches of the youth work field. Emphasis on interactive, developmental and relationship-building approaches in a variety of settings.|Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 580 are jointly offered & count as repeats of each other. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
581 Youth Work Practice. 3 cr. U/G. Applies the skills, theories and approaches of the youth work field to settings such as schools, community centers, and residential programs.|Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 581 are jointly offered & count as repeats of each other. Prereq: jr st; Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 580(P); or grad st or cons instr.
582 Operations Management in Early Childhood Programs. 3 cr. U/G. An introduction to systems and operations theory. Students explore and apply management concepts, systems, policies, and procedures to improve the quality of programs and services.|Jointly offered with & counts as repeat of Ad Ldsp 582. Prereq: jr st; Ad Ldsp 581(P); or cons instr.
584 Early Childhood Programs and the External Environment. 3 cr. U/G. Examines external influences that impact daycare. Students explore issues of culture, community, diversity, and policy as well as technical issues related to program quality.|Prereq: jr st & Ad Ldsp 581(P); or cons instr.
585 Supervised Practicum in Child and Youth Care. 2-4 cr. U/G. Supervised practicum in residential agencies and settings which utilize child and youth care workers and serve behaviorally, cognitively and/or physically disabled youth.|Ed Pol/ExcEduc 585 are jointly offered & count as repeats of each other. Prereq: jr st; Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 580(P), or grad st; cons instr.
597 Public Schools, Church-State Issues: Educational Foundations. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the intersection between church and state in public education, including historical, legal, and moral issues; discussions of religious conflicts.|Prereq: jr st.
601 (401) Foundations of Community-Based Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of community based organizations, their structures, functions, & administration. Students will also be taught proposal writing skills.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
602 (421) Proposal Writing and Fundraising Skills for Community-Based Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Course prepares students to research, identify and apply for government funded community programs.|Prereq: jr st.
603 (422) Community Policy Analysis. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of policy analysis theory and approaches and techniques used to make sound policy decisions.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
604 (423) Marketing for Community-Based Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Basic theories of marketing and the application of marketing strategies used by community-based organizations.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
605 (424) Community-Based Organization Funding. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of basic fiscal issues (funding types and sources, accountability issues, oversight systems, etc) impacting community-based organizations.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
606 Quality Controls and Accountability for Community-Based Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to quality controls and accountability tools that community-based organizations need in an era of increased accountability.|Prereq: jr st.
607 Service Learning and Community Engagement. 3 cr. U/G. Examines theories and practices of Service Learning and Community Engagement. Provides frameworks for reflection and action. Explores power, inequality and approaches to social justice.|Part of concentration in Community Engagement and Partnerships. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
608 Social Media and Technology for Community Engagement. 3 cr. U/G. Introduces a variety of current visions of social media and approaches to community informatics.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
609 Community Partnerships. 3 cr. U/G. Explores different partnership environments, including: community-campus partnerships, inter-agency non-profit partnerships; governmental-non-profit partnerships; and public-private partnerships through theory and practice.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
610 Reproduction of Minority Communities. 3 cr. U/G. Analysis of the social, economic, and cultural forces behind the formation and reproduction of minority and disadvantaged communities in the United States.|Jointly offered w/& counts as repeat of Sociol 610. Prereq: jr st; any Sociol 100-level course.
611 Community Policies and Urban Minority Youths. 3 cr. U/G. Focus on how community policies impact urban minority youths.|Prereq: jr st.
612 Community Participation and Power. 3 cr. U/G. Strategies for community participation in policy and practice; importance of understanding power relations for success. Students choose individual focus: e.g., housing, public health, education, etc.|Prereq: jr st.
613 (512) Context and Foundations of Educational Policy. 3 cr. U/G. Defines educational policy, studies philosophical, historical, and social contexts of educational policy, examines context of educational policy, and presents contemporary educational concerns.|Prereq: jr st.
615 Service Delivery Policies & Systems for Community-Based Organizations. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of key policies used by community-based organizations in developing service delivery systems.|Prereq: jr st.
620 (720) History of the Education of African Americans. 3 cr. U/G. Study of the history, biographies, trends, cultural influences, and movements in the education of African Americans: Africa to slavery to the present. Comparison with 'white education.'|Prereq: jr st.
621 History of Native Education and Policy Development. 3 cr. U/G. Historic policy development affecting the education of American Indians including the development of schools and the relationship of education to federal Indian policy.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
624 Gender and Education. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of the major discussions and debates in the area of gender, focusing on the intersections of gender, race, class, ethnicity, and sexuality.|Prereq: jr st.
625 Race Relations in Education. 3 cr. U/G. Study and analysis of historical and theoretical bases of racism/race relations in america and their influences on contemporary educational policies and practices.|Prereq: jr st.
626 Antiracist Education. 3 cr. U/G. Comparative perspectives on racism and antiracism in society and education.|Counts as repeat of Ed Pol 579 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.
630 Race and Public Policy in Urban America. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the relationship between race and public policy with emphasis on issues (housing, crime, welfare reform, poverty, employment, discrimination, etc.) impacting urban communities.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
633 Community Development for Low-Income and Minority Communities. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to the principles, ideas, and techniques of community development and the development of minority communities.|Prereq: jr st.
636 Issues in African American Education. 3 cr. U/G. Contemporary issues in African American education, including special education, poverty, and academics, and their historical contexts.|Prereq: jr st.
639 (effective 01/26/2015) Milwaukee Black Community. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of the social, historical, economic and political developments of Milwaukee's Black community.|Prereq: jr st.
639 Milwaukee Black Community. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of the social, historical, economic and political developments of Milwaukee's Black community.|Prereq: jr st.
640 The Rise and Fall of America's Southern Civil Rights Movement. 3 cr. U/G. African Americans' struggle for Civil Rights in the South, focusing on issues such as education, housing, and politics; social and historical context for related policies.|Prereq: jr st.
650 The Civil Rights Movement in Northern Cities. 3 cr. U/G. Exploration of the Civil Rights Movement in northern cities, focusing on issues such as education, housing, and politics; social and historical context for related policies.|Prereq: jr st.
660 History of Western Education. 3 cr. U/G. Chronological narrative examining educational systems in western countries through the development of various civilizations from ancient Egypt to Europe.|Prereq: jr st.
688 Fieldwork in Multicultural Education. 1-6 cr. U/G. Fieldwork in multicultural settings appropriate for cultural research, analysis and study. Individualized requirements and evaluation criteria to be determined by faculty on individualized bases.|May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
698 Fieldwork in International Education. 1-6 cr. U/G. Fieldwork in intercultural settings appropriate for cultural research, analysis and study. Requirements and evaluation criteria to be determined by faculty on individualized basis.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.

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