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HESI Course Syllabi - Spring 2016

 

Archived Syllabi

HESI 217 Introduction to Student Leadership (3 Credit)
Restriction: Freshman standing; or sophomore standing. Credit only granted for: HESI217 or EDCP217. Formerly: EDCP217.
Introduction to leadership theories, concepts, and skills. Completion of personal and leadership self-assessments, values exploration, and small group application.

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HESI 315 Student Leadership in Groups and Organizations (3 Credit)
Recommended: HESI217. Credit only granted for: HESI315 or EDCP315. Formerly: EDCP315.
Acquiring and integrating leadership knowledge within group and organizational contexts so that students can navigate organizational environments and apply leadership in diverse communities of practice and career contexts.

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HESI 318E Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership for Peer Assisted Learning (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Restricted to students selected to participate as Peer Mentors with the Learning Assistance Service of the Counseling Center.

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HESI 318G Applied Contextual Leadership; Greek Presidents Class (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Course restricted to Fraternity and Sorority Presidents. For permission, please contact Corin Gioia Edwards at cgioia@umd.edu


HESI 318M Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership and Education (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. All students enrolled in the course must work with one of the three America Reads*America Counts programs and must receive permission to enroll by contacting Alison Barlow at abarlow@umd.edu. This course will explore public education policy in the United States, including historical context, No Child Left Behind legislation, the achievement gap, school funding, standardized testing, and alternatives to the current public education system. It will also explore the meaning of leadership in an educational context and advocacy for change within this context.

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HESI 318N Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership in Collaborative Learning Groups (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Restricted to students selected to participate in the Guided Study Session program through the Learning Assistance Serve of the Counseling Center.

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HESI 318O Applied Contextual Leadership; Orientation Leader (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Prerequisite: permission of department.

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HESI 318P Applied Contextual Leadership; Leadership through Coaching (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice.

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HESI 318R Applied Contextual Leadership; Foundations and Applications of Challenge Course Theory (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Permission of Instructor needed. Required course to become a Challenge Course Facilitator for the Outdoor Recreation Center. Contact Mike Phaneuf (mphaneuf@umd.edu) to arrange an interview. This is a leadership course focusing on Challenge Course technical skills, experiential theory, and group dynamics. Student selection is based on previous leadership experience and leadership potential.

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HESI 318T Applied Contextual Leadership; Foundations and Applications of Adventure Leadership Instruction (3 Credit)
Course will utilize experiential learning opportunities to develop and apply the knowledge and skills of leadership into specific contexts of leadership practice. Required course to become an Adventure Trip Leader for the Maryland Adventure Program. Contact Amanda Even to arrange an interview: ameven@umd.edu. This is a leadership training course for individuals who are interested in leading groups in an outdoor adventure setting. Student selection is based on previous leadership experience, leadership potential, and technical outdoor experience.

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HESI 321 Advanced Social Action Seminar (1 Credit)
Prerequisite: HESI217 and EDCP320. Restriction: Limited to Minor in Leadership Studies students only.
The use of leadership theories to inform the practice of addressing social issues in society, on campus, or within the surrounding community. Students will: identify a current and compelling social issue; explore the historical, social, and political aspects of social issues; identify and select applicable leadership theories to confront the social issue; create and develop a plan that integrates leadership theories and the social issue; and implement and evaluate the overall social action project. Focuses on executing, implementing, and assessing a social action project in small groups and teams. Designed for students who plan to complete the Leadership Studies Minor Certificate and is a hybrid course which is primarily online with periodical face to face interactions. (TBD once students are enrolled). Please contact instructor for permission to register, mlrocco@umd.edu.

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HESI 417 Advanced Leadership Seminar (3 Credit)
Prerequisite: HESI217; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department. Credit only granted for: EDCP417 or HESI417.
Students will analyze and synthesize the concept of leadership using cultural, ethical, sociological, historical perspectives. Exploration and reflection of personal values, decision making, in-depth analysis on various leadership activities. Theories will be emphasized. Prerequisite: EDCI217 or EDCP315. Permission of instructor.

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HESI 418B Special Topics in Leadership; Black Student Leadership (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.

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HESI 418F Special Topics in Leadership; Jewish Leadership (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.


HESI 418G Special Topics in Leadership; Women's Leadership (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.


HESI 418J Special Topics in Leadership; Now What? Composing a Life of Meaning and Purpose (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.
Meets Tuesdays, 2:00-4:45pm in the Margaret Brent Room in Stamp. Designed for juniors and seniors who have actively participated in community service-learning, leadership, and civic engagement. Class members will have the opportunity to reflect deeply on their experiences, to study and practice modes of civic action, and to develop their future plans as civically engaged citizens, scholars, and leaders. To join this active learning community, send a paragraph explaining why you wish to take this course and a one-page statement or resume that indicates your experience and coursework in leadership; service-learning, and civic engagement to the instructor, Dr. Barbara Jacoby, bjacoby@umd.edu.


HESI 418M Special Topics in Leadership; Applications of Identity on Leadership for Social Change (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.
Students will examine how aspects of identity impact leadership for social change. The class explores strategies for creating positive change while considering the complex dynamics of addressing systems of power, privilege, and oppression. A learning lab component is included in which students will participate in various projects and experiences including attending the Mosaic Diversity and Leadership Retreat or comparable experience.

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HESI 418T Special Topics in Leadership; Technology Beyond Borders: Service Learning and Leadership Across Cultural, Ethnic and Community (3 Credit)
The special topics and leadership course will address a single topic related to leadership through the semester. In-depth study and analysis on the topic will be the basis for the course. Topics include gender and leadership, ethics and leadership, and culture and leadership. Leadership will serve as the foundation in the course.
All students interested in this course must complete an application and receive permission to enroll. Contact Anne Spear at aspear@umd.edu for details. The purpose of this course is to introduce the concept and practice of leadership through service-learning in a complex, global context. UMD students will work on virtual teams with students at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and develop a collaborative service- learning project for a community in Kigali, Rwanda. The service-learning component of this course will expose students to the needs of appropriate, sustainable technology in under-resourced communities and the role of addressing social issues through global partnerships. UMD and Polytechnic students will travel abroad to complete the service-learning experience in Rwanda from May 19 - June 2

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HESI 470 Introduction to Student Personnel (3 Credit)
Restriction: Permission of EDUC-Counseling, Higher Education and Special Education department.
Credit only granted for: EDCP470 or HESI470. Formerly: EDCP470.
A systematic analysis of research and theoretical literature on a variety of major problems in the organization and administration of student personnel services in higher education. Included will be discussion of such topics as the student personnel philosophy in education, counseling services, discipline, housing, student activities, financial aid, health, remedial services, etc. Please contact Angela Jackson to get permission; ajackso6@umd.edu.


HESI 489 Field Experiences in Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Poli (1-4 Credit)
Planned field experience in education and community related activities. Credit not to be granted for experiences accrued prior to registration.

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